Granny pants are celebrated the world over, and shot to fame when Bridget Jones exposed them as her secret clothing weapon of choice.
Also commonly known as shape wear, the silhouette smoothing garment is also viewed by some as a torture device set to encourage women to conceal their natural lumps and bumps.
Body confidence Blogger, Jessica Jones supports a new #NoThanx campaign setting out to help lift the lid on the uncomfortable truth of wearing control pants. Meanwhile american actor, plus size model and fashion influencer Hayley Hasselhoff embraces body-shaping underwear and its ability to make her feel “tucked in.”
Is shape wear a godsend or a form of unnecessary female torture? Join the debate.