Today I’m excited to share some of my favorite Spanx wardrobe essentials. The reason I’m a huge fan of Spanx is not only for the fit, but the quality of their pieces. The fabrics offer supportive shapewear but are comfortable in the process.

Spanx Coupon Code: Use code AMANDAJOHNxSPANX for 10% off at Spanx!

Spanx offers a wide range of sizing, from XS to 3X. I’m usually a size medium in their products and always go off their size chart on the site.

In the video below I try on and review each item

Spanx Wardrobe Essentials

Spanx Leggings

I have a few different styles of leggings to share with you, from activewear to everyday wear. Classic black leggings are a definite wardrobe essential, and Spanx by far is my favorite fit. Some key details to point out with Spanx leggings:

  • No center seam = no camel toe
  • Natural waist line = no muffin top.
  • The waistbands don’t fall with wear

Spanx Booty boost leggings:

Oh Em Gee these are my new favorite leggings! I love the compression throughout the legging, and they so smoothing through the hips and stomach.

  • Performance fabric that smooths + supports throughout your workout.
  • Sculpted to provide you a booty lift.
  • Sweat-wicking quick-drying fabric.

Care Instructions: Machine wash warm with like colors. Do not use fabric softener. Tumble dry low. I personally air dry activewear

sizing: medium

Spanx Look at me now seamless leggings:

These are my besties all time favorite leggings, so I had to try them! They’re a little thicker than the booty boost, but they’re very figure flattering. They have more texture to them, making them a little dressier so they’re great for both activewear or everyday wear.

  • Double layer waist band to smooth your tummy.
  • Soft + flexible fabric to lounge in but also great for working out

Care Instructions: Machine wash cold, gentle cycle. Inside out. Only non-chlorine bleach when needed. Tumble dry low. Do not iron.

sizing: medium


Spanx Faux Leather Leggings:

If you’ve been a reader of Strawberry Chic for a while, you know how much I love the Spanx Faux Leather Leggings, another Spanx wardrobe essential! I wanted to re-style the leather leggings in a dressier way since most of the outfits I’ve shared with them are casual. If you’re looking for more outfit ideas with their leggings, here are my most popular videos on them:

Perfect Black Work Pants + Spanx Leather Legging Outfits

10 Ways to Style Spanx Leather Leggings for Fall

Care instructions: Machine wash cold, gentle cycle. Do not use fabric softener. Inside out to maintain the legging’s sheen appearance. Only non-chlorine bleach when needed. Lay flat to dry. Do not iron

sizing: medium


Spanx Booty Boost Bike Shorts

These bike shorts have the same compression and feel I love about the booty boost leggings. If you’re a fan of biker shorts, I have a feeling these can’t be beaten! They’re a great option to workout in during the hot summer months, but I also love to lounge in them with oversized tees and sweatshirts.

sizing: medium


Spanx Jean-ish Leggings

I love the white jean-ish ankle leggings. They have a front panel of shape wear to smooth your stomach and are stretchy and comfortable. They have a stretchy waistband, so I typically style them with longer tops.

sizing: medium

Spanx Perfect Black Pants

The perfect black pant is my FAVORITE work pant. When I first wore these I made all my female coworkers feel how soft and stretchy they are, because I think everyone needs them. They’re so comfortable, I was guilty of lounging in them after work on the couch. I especially loved them as a physical therapist because I could move freely in them throughout the day.

You can see me styling them multiple ways for work here.

Care Instructions: Machine wash cold, gentle cycle. With like colors. Inside out. Only non-chlorine bleach when needed. Lay flat to dry. Do not iron.

sizing: medium

Spanx Wardrobe Essential: Basic Tops

You can really feel the quality in the Spanx tops. They’re a buttery smooth fabric with enough length to cover your butt. I can see these being worn year round!

Care Instructions: Machine wash warm. Only non-chlorine bleach when needed. Tumble dry low. Low iron if needed.

sizing: wearing a small in the tank, medium in the basic tee


I also have a black tank top I’ve worn a lot recently for runs. I’m wearing the size small and it’s been great for hot summer runs recently!

Spanx undergarments

Over the last few years I’ve really learned the important of getting quality undergarments. Even though you don’t see them under your cute outfits, having the right bras, underwear, and shape wear should be where you invest in your wardrobe first!

sizing: small

Spanx Under Statements Thong

My number one Spanx wardrobe essential would be this thong. I’ve already ordered three more pairs since they currently have a deal on them, plus you can stack my 10% off code (AmandaJohnxSpanx). They’re seamless and nude under white dresses or items that would easily have VPL (visible panty line).

  • Breathable, perforated fabric
  • No dig + no VPL
  • Quick drying + moisture wicking

Care Instructions: Machine wash warm with like colors. Do not use fabric softener. Only non-chlorine bleach when needed. Tumble dry low.

sizing: can wear both small and medium


Spanx Bra-llelujah! Bralettes

YES YES YES! Again, another must have for me. I’ve tried a few different bralettes, and although I love them all this style is definitely my favorite. It’s easy to get one (I can even step into it if I don’t want to mess up my hair) and the band doesn’t fold over under your bust when sitting.

I can wear both the small and medium. I have the lightly lined padding, but you can get more or less depending on your preference.

Care Instructions: It’s usually recommended to hand wash bras. I do machine wash mine on delicate and lay flat to dry. But here are the recommendations from Spanx: Hand wash cold. Only non-chlorine bleach when needed. Lay flat to dry. Do not iron.

sizing: can wear both small and medium


Spanx Shapewear

One area in my wardrobe I plan to invest in this year is shapewear. It’s something I’ve overlooked, but think I should always have on hand. I have a pair of mid-thigh shorts I mentioned in my fashion hacks video because I love to wear it under skirts to keep my tops tucked in.

lace bodysuit

I had to try this beautiful lace bodysuit since I have to admit, I don’t have any fancy shape wear in my wardrobe! I always expected them to feel uncomfortable and restrictive, however I was pleasantly surprised to find it comfortable! It provides smoothing shape wear through my stomach and hips, but is absolutely gorgeous. Instant confidence boost!

Care Instructions: Hand wash in cold water. Do not bleach. Lay flat to dry. Do not iron

sizing: medium

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I hope that helps break down some of my favorite Spanx wardrobe essentials. Do you own any of these? Let me know your thoughts in the comments! Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to my Youtube channel for weekly fashion videos.

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Looking for outfit ideas on how to style Spanx faux leather leggings? Watch this video next!



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