What Is the Best Waist Cincher – 3 Useful Tips for Choosing the Best One for You

Having a perfect body, with an hourglass silhouette, is one of the biggest dreams for most women. It can not only help you look feminine, but also highly sensual and more confident. Very few women are blessed with good genes to have a narrow waist even when they lose a lot of weight. With weight loss, the body actually tends to lose its shape after some time with the bosom and the hips losing their mass and the waist getting flabbier. With the best waist cinchers, your waist area can be more well-defined and more sensual in appearance. However, choosing waist cinchers of the best variety is not as easy as you may imagine. The following 3 tips will help you to decide for yourself “What is the best waist trainer in stores for me”.

Right fit

It is important for you to go for a cincher which can perfectly fit the shape of your figure. In simple terms, it has to match your body size similar to any ordinary clothing item. You need to take a few measurements. First of all, you should measure your waist area. Make sure at first that you do not wrap your tape too tightly. At the same time, however, you should avoid allowing it to hang too loose. It needs to follow the natural contours of your body. You should also measure your hips, the region below your bust line and lastly, the fullest section of your bust.

Perfect material

Before you order any waist cincher for yourself, it is recommended that you check the type of material that it has been constructed from. As per the choice of fabric, you should choose a size that it 2 – 6 inches smaller. It is important for you to know that the waist cinchers that come with a higher amount of Lycra are those that stretch the most around the body. This indicates that the cincher should not be smaller than 2 inches, otherwise you will be unable to wear it. The size of the outfit can be smaller by as much as 6 inches, as the amount of Lycra gets decreased to 0.

Right style

It is essential for you to know that there are waist cinchers of varied styles. Naturally, you should not buy an outfit of this type in a random manner. In order to choose the right one for yourself, you have to analyze your body shape. The two primary types of waist cinchers are Modern waist cinchers and Classic waist cinchers. The former come with a more modern design and look more stylish. These are designed to properly fit your body shape and they are naturally quite comfortable. Classic waist cinchers can be used as a substitute for medical back braces as these tend to offer a proper support to the back. These are highly comfortable and are designed to be a more proper fit for your body. However, if you want to appear at your best in any kind of apparel, the modern waist cinchers can be your best choice.

What to wear to a wedding

Whether you are the bride-to-be, the maid of honor or just honored to be a guest, we’ll have you sashaying down the aisle in style. Country club charm, sleek city chic, beachfront bliss–for every locale and every taste, here are gorgeous gowns, glorious gems and girlie goodies that will help you fit in at every fabulous wedding fete. We also feature fantastic gifts–to get and give–that fit the bill perfectly.

Country Club


Delight in the charms of a country club wedding–and be something of a charmer yourself–with these fancy and fabulous pieces.

A-line gown with all-over beaded, corded lace from the David’s Bridal Collection. Available at David’s Bridal locations nationwide. Call 888-480-BRIDE or visit www.davidsbridal.com.

Takohl rose pendant from the Contemporary Botanical Collection. Available in sterling silver or white gold. Call 800-480-6999 or visit www.takohl.com.

Cyma watch with full-cut diamonds and stainless steel bracelet. Call 800-359-5163.

ABA Diamond bracelet set with 40 Victorian-cut diamonds. Visit www.victoriandiamond.com.

Princess- and brilliant-cut platinum diamond engagement rings and wedding band by Judith Conway. Visit www.judithconway.com.


Gold, diamonds and gems peacefully (and beautifully) coexist among flirty and floral pieces.

JS International strapless party dress with velvet bustier, mesh skirt and flower pin. Available at Lord & Taylor locations nationwide.

Judith Conway necklace with diamonds encircling the 1-karat round, brilliant-cut center, held by a platinum woven mesh chain. Visit www.judithconway.com.

Pave diamond wide ring wedding band and three-stone diamond engagement rings from Martin Flyer. Visit www.martinflyer.com.

Love luxury? Then The Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach is your go-to getaway. Posh and pampering, it’s the ideal destination for an opulent honeymoon.


We firmly believe it is better to give. But with gifts like these, we understand if you’d rather receive.

Coaster set and brown leather storage box, which holds anything from red wine to a cashmere blanket, from the Target Modern Luxe Collection. Visit www.Target.com or a Target store near you.

Diamond pendant in signature tension settings, exclusive to Steven Kretchmer. Call 888-746-4753.

Oro Diamante Quadra Aeternus stainless steel chronograph with stingray strap. Visit www.orodiamante.com.

Three-stone Victoriancut diamond ring from ABA Diamond. Visit www.victoriandiamond.com.



Nothing rivals the posh polish of a city-centered wedding. Dazzling skyline views, the finest foods, the freshest flowers … it’s all there for the big-city bride’s taking.

Oleg Cassini mikado A-Line gown with beaded empire-waist bodice and retro-funnel neckline. Available at David’s Bridal locations nationwide. Call 888-480-BRIDE or visit www.davidsbridal.com.

Oro Diamante Circa Aeternus stainless steel watch. Visit www.orodiamante.com.

Diamond tension ring by Steven Kretchmer. Call 888-746-4753.

Platinum pave diamond eternity band by Martin Flyer. Visit www.martinflyer.com.


Make the city scene with glitzy goods guaranteed to turn the heads of even the most jaded urbanites.

Black tube dress in matte and shiny sequins with velvet spaghetti straps and banding, by JS International. Available at Lord & Taylor locations nationwide.

Takohl’s raindrop earrings and beaded necklace with customcut quartz. Available in sterling silver or white gold. Call 800-480-6999 or visit www.takohl.com.

Oro Diamante contemporary men’s 14-karat white-gold wedding bands. Available in 18-karat white-gold, yellow-gold and platinum. Also available for women. Visit www.orodiamante.com.


Feather your nuptial nest with some gifts to suit the impeccable tastes of seasoned city dwellers.

Square quilted pillow, pleated pillow and large glass vase from the Target Modern Luxe Collection. Visit www.Target.com or a Target store near you.

Cyma watch, featuring full-cut diamonds set in stainless steel or 18-karat white gold. Call 800-359-5163.

Coast Diamond chandelier earrings from the Gem Colour Collection. Call 800-523-5937 or visit www.coastdiamond.com.



Gentle breezes, the brilliant backdrop of pristine white sand and azure skies–if nature’s your calling, then a beach-based wedding is a dream come true.

ABA Diamond Victorian-cut diamond earrings mounted in platinum and Victorian-cut diamond pendant. Visit www.victoriandiamond.com.

Empire-waisted, pleated-back gown from the Galina collection. Available at David’s Bridal locations nationwide. Call 888-480-BRIDE or visit www.davidsbridal.com.

Martin Flyer platinum ashlar-cut diamond ring. Visit www.martinflyer.com.


Flirty, floaty and fabulous, this wedding basks in the beauty of the beach with delicate details and diamonds for a look that’s fresh and feminine.

Diamond watch with pink band from Cyma, featuring full-cut diamonds set in stainless steel or 18-karat white gold. Call 800-359-5163.

Carolina Herrera ivory sleeveless silk sweater with grosgrain ribbon tie and ivory pleated silk-chiffon skirt with metallic detail. Visit www.carolinaherrera.com.

Coast Diamond 18-karat white-gold heart pendant with diamonds and 18-karat white-gold aquamarine ring from the Gem Colour Collection. Call 800-523-5937 or visit www.coastdiamond.com.

Oro Diamante 1-karat emeraldcut and 1-karat round-cut diamond and platinum engagement rings. Visit www.orodiamante.com.


If the setting doesn’t take your breath away, the services will.

Choose a reception destination that perfectly marries location and luxury; The Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach. This Mobil Five-Star, AAA Five Diamond oceanfront resort creates customized weddings to meet unique couples’ desires. Experienced wedding planners give personalized attention to every detail, and their ideas and themes create an occasion that’s one of a kind.

Casual poolside rehearsal dinners, oceanfront farewell brunches, Grand Ballroom weddings and receptions and the only oceanfront courtyard in Palm Beach for a ceremony at dusk–The Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach is an intimate resort that will become your family’s own estate for your destination wedding. Call 561-533-6000 or visit www.ritzcarlton.com/resorts/palm_beach.

Cyma watch with full-cut diamonds set in 18-karat white gold with a blue leather strap.

Infinity bracelet by Steven Kretchmer. Call 888-746-4753.

Ceramic vase and brown photo album from the Target Modern Luxe Collection. Visit www.Target.com or a Target store near you.

Gifts for the traveler

Here are some ideas for making trips more pleasant, along with some suggestions on where to send your favorite globetrotters.

Maya My, What A Wonderful Day (And Night)

Give a gift of relaxation at the intimate Hacienda Xcanatun (ssh-kana-toon), the recreated “Tall Stone House” of an 18th century farm near Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. The 18-suite luxury hotel on 9 garden-filled acres has a highly rated dining room, two swimming pools and a spa, where Mayan treatments include massages using honey and flowers or sacred rocks.

From this secluded spot, it’s a day trip to the famed Mayan architecture of Chichen Itza and the Flamingo Sanctuary at Celestun, on the Gulf of Mexico.

Wrap up a four- or five-night All Things Maya package or A Flamingo Eco-Adventure package; they range from about $1,500 to $1,900 a couple (five-night packages receive a sixth night free).

Going, going!

High bid wins a stay at Amberley Castle in West Sussex, England, a Viking River Cruise through the Burgundy region of France or four nights at the St. Andrews Bay Golf Resort & Spa in Scotland in the online auction hosted by the Society of American Travel Writers. These and many other trips and gift items are up for bid through Dec. 12 (www.satwauction.com).

Picture ID

Colorful graphics in 31 designs – sunflower, cats, dogs, yoga, golf – on oversized (3.5-by-4 inch) BagTags help distinguish luggage ($7.50 each, JetSetGo, Write Impressions).

Have putter will travel

The three-section wooden handle of the metal-headed travel putter (right), plus practice hole and two golf balls, fit neatly into a zippered vinyl case ($36.85, Magellan’s).

Bright idea

Compact and lightweight, the torch clock combines a clock and flashlight ($14, FlaxArt).

Some like It hot

Warm them up with Coffee & Tea for Two, an insulated thermos tote outfitted with insulated, brushed stainless cups, a 24-ounce vacuum flask and accessories ($45, FlaxArt).

Tune time

AM/FM travel clock radio with CD player (ICF-CD2000) comes with headphones, built-in speakers and AC adapter ($189.95, Sony).

Motion pictures

The 8.9-inch-wide screen of Toshiba’s portable DVD player SD-P2500 boasts high resolution, two headphone jacks and many audio/video features at less than 2 pounds without battery ($699 Best Buy, Neiman Marcus).

Roadside dining

Equip foodies with a travel picnic kit (right), packing a cutting board, cheese knife, wine glasses, corkscrew and more in a slim carrying case with handles ($34.85, Magellan’s).

Save trees

The New York Times Touch Screen Crossword Puzzle Game carries 1,000 crosswords at different skill levels and includes a stylus and adjustable contrast for varying lighting conditions ($69.95, Marshall Field’s).