It's always cheering to know that the celebs - even those as slender as the lovely and fashion forward Thandie Newton - need a little help from their underwear too. As the lovely Thandie demonstrates here, snapped at a pre-Bafta bash in what looks very much like a pair of control knickers, shapewearwear isn't necessarily about making you look thinner; the point of those big knickers is to give you a smooth silhouette under your special occasion frock. Want some? See our control briefs here.
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