Choose a Cami Instead of Shapewear: If you only need a little compression to look slim, then wear a camisole with a tighter fit in microfiber, plus a little padding in the bust region to make your waist look skinnier in comparison.
Sleek, fitted and impossibly elegant, this Dolce & Gabbana Camilla Cami and Briefs set is made for the woman who appreciates a clean silhouette, a demure hint of girly charm (thanks to the discreet ruffles) and a bold color.
The extra layer the cami provides is usually enough to prevent any embarrassing see-through situations - however, just to make sure, it's always a good idea to look at your outfit in a brightly lit room before you head outdoors.
Women's Health Magazine says the C9 by Champion Seamless Cami Sports Bra ($14 - $17) is a winner for A and B cups during high impact workouts (like those that involve running and jumping) for ladies with small busts.
If you're hoping to wear a dressy top that isn't too heavy, a lace cotton cami is a great alternative to a beaded or sequined style - both of these add plenty of weight and can feel uncomfortable on some women.
Curl up on your back porch or on your sofa in a cropped cami with underwire and you'll have the comfort of a camisole, the support of an underwire bra and the breeziness that comes with wearing a cropped top.
In warmer weather, there's the Halftime Diva Cami in the same rich Chiefs red with pretty scalloped gold trim around the bodice, shirring for a snugger fit and the team logo screenprint above the left breast.
They're tantalizing to look at, and a peek of lace above a low-cut shirt can look like a cami layered underneath-without the annoying possibility of the bottom shirt getting bunched up under the one on top.
Cheeky Goddess: Aptly named, this cami is a free flowing one, so you won't have to worry about it squeezing you too tight, and it's sheer around the midriff allowing a bit of your stomach to peek through.
Their collection, "The Hollywood Suite", for instance, features pretty ruffled panties, beautiful lace over satin bra and panty sets and cute, but still decidedly sexy, baby dolls and cami sets.