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Magic knickers anyone?

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emmamama Mon 09-May-05 22:04:49

I have ben losing weight steadily over the past few months but cannot shift the bulge over my waist band. i have heard that magic knickers not only pull your tummy in but you can pull them up to your armpits, or thereabouts.

Is this true? Where can I get them? Any experiences of them?

JoolsToo Mon 09-May-05 22:05:28

do you really want knickers up to your armpits - going to the loo would be a nightmare!

SPARKLER1 Mon 09-May-05 22:05:50

Oooooooooh they sound sexy . They sound magical I could do with a few pairs myself.

compo Mon 09-May-05 22:06:15

they sell them in Debenhams and M&S. I bought a pair from Debenhams, just control pants, and they felt too tight. The up to your armpits ones are very expensive imo

Hulababy Mon 09-May-05 22:06:27

Not sure about the original magic knickers, but M&S do a good range. They do them in three different holds (light to firm) and various styles - from thongs to ones resembling cycling shorts.

Katemum Mon 09-May-05 22:07:18

Anything that squashes you in must be really uncomfortable though?

WideWebWitch Mon 09-May-05 22:08:13

They look great and make you feel and look slimmer but then, after about half a bottle of Champagne ime, you realise that you don't actually give a toss what your best friend thinks of your waistline and you slope off to the loo to take them off. The relief, I cannot tell you! Mine were M&S ones. Very funny Smack the pony sketch on this ages ago, where they showed her lovely flat tummy and then panned up to her neck where folds and folds of fat had been pushed up

Hulababy Mon 09-May-05 22:10:11

LOL WWW! So true. I had some on under my dress at the ball on Saturday. Half way through the meal, after various drinks, I decided I couldn't care less and I needed some freedom. So I took them off and hid them in my car. Well I say hid - infact Dh tells me (when he went to collect car next morning) they were in fact in full view on the drivers seat, for all to see!

RTKangaMummy Mon 09-May-05 22:10:24

I was going to ask where does it all go????????

RTKangaMummy Mon 09-May-05 22:11:13

pmsl Hulababy

emmamama Mon 09-May-05 22:11:44

I think I could put up with a little discomfort for a special occasion, I've had pants that pull my tummy in before, but it just seems to spill out over the top.[YUK}

I wondered if I could get something that pulled everything in. Or should I just resign myself to 'eat less, exercise more'?

And wear a thong

Hulababy Mon 09-May-05 22:12:43

RTKM, as WW says - the relief was really worth it. And when dancing around after the meal, it was so much better!

RTKangaMummy Mon 09-May-05 22:14:28

tamum Mon 09-May-05 22:16:21

You need Spanx . Trust me

RTKangaMummy Mon 09-May-05 22:17:06

At least first impressions are all that count aren't they?

The first few moments of seeing someone you make your opinion of them

so if they all saw you with magic Knickers then without they will have remembered that vision of loveliness

soapbox Mon 09-May-05 22:18:31

OOOh Tatum - 'and a double cotton gusset that opens'

Well is that for the loo or if your new slimline self gets lucky

Hulababy Mon 09-May-05 22:19:06

Exactly RTKM

But with the Spanx models - do you reckon that anyone of them actually need them????

WideWebWitch Mon 09-May-05 22:19:29

ha ha ha ha soapbox, imagine the poor bloke's shock at all that FAT underneath the slimline looking dress!

Hulababy Mon 09-May-05 22:19:33

I missed that bit soapbox!!!

soapbox Mon 09-May-05 22:21:38

Oh and the piccie of the pregnant lady looks just like I looked when pregnant - not

tamum Mon 09-May-05 22:22:15

Me too, where does it say that ?

soapbox Mon 09-May-05 22:23:15

On the Higher Power high waisted power panty description!

tamum Mon 09-May-05 22:31:12

Blimey, so it does. Well, there's none of that carry-on in the ones I've got, I can assure you <refined voice>

JoolsToo Mon 09-May-05 22:34:57

very alluring!

emmamama Mon 09-May-05 22:36:17

Yes, that's what I'm talking about, thanks tamum.

However they do look really scarey. I'm just imagining all the gags dh will come out with if he saw me in those. I don't think I'd ever hear the end of it.

Now I can't decide. Tamum - do you have personal experience of these?

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