Due to the small operation I had a few weeks ago, I’ve put on weight. This is annoying, to say the least, especially as I’ve got a very important event to go to this weekend.
Luckily I still fit into the same dress size at Hobbs and found this demure wool dress in their new autumn collection. But in order to look my best at The Very Important Drinks Party, I decided I needed some shape wear underneath to hide the extra kilos. So off I skipped to Selfridges this afternoon, where one of the very helpful assistants they employ on the lingerie department, gave me a handful of Spanx to try on.
I don’t know about you, but I found trying on this heavy armoury of underwear incredibly depressing. Bits were bulging in places I didn’t even know I had a problem with. I got very hot and bothered in the cool, air-conditioned changing room. I certainly looked absolutely nothing like this….
|Spanx at Net-a-Porter
After trying on six different types, from the body suit to the slips, I decided Spanx was not what I needed. Instead of trying to suck my body all into what I can only describe as a sausage skin, what I really have to do is to get back to the gym. Since I’m not a Spanx girl after all, my old D&G slip underneath the Hobbs dress will just have to do…