Crossdressers In Pursuit of The Perfect Feminine Figure

Crossdressing in pursuit of the perfect feminine figure

It’s happened to all of us. We finally pluck up the courage to purchase an outfit of our very own and spend many days or weeks admiring our new femininity in the privacy of our home. The feelings of elation seem to touch to the core of our soul as we see the woman inside us come to life. Yet after a few weeks something happens.

We observe that the dress doesn’t hang right. The sexy blouse seems to gape in an unattractive way. Even in the dim light of evening we struggle to describe our hourglass form as such. The elation of those first tentative steps are replaced with a low grade despondency a frustration at how far our form is from the perfect feminine figure.

Enter Crossdresser Body Shapers

With some guidance from fellow crossdressers, or a few keystroke search over the Internet we find the answer to our feminine figure frustrations – body shapers. The most obvious starting place is, of course, breast forms. Of all the things missing from our bodies breasts are the first and most obvious we notice. Breast forms do the obvious – creating the appearance of real breasts, especially when carefully concealed behind a blouse or dress that masks their artificial nature. There are many places to purchase breast forms – in fact you’ll find a link to the Breastform store at the bottom of this page – but your figure firm ups don’t need to stop there.

As you know woman tend to have larger hips and curvier bottom than men. The balance between larger hips and smaller shoulders gives woman the desirable hourglass figure. As long as you don’t make the mistake of wearing a top with shoulder pads or copious gathers around your shoulders you’ve done about all you can do for your shoulder size. Your bottom half, however, presents an opportunity to further your feminine image. Hip pads and bottom pads are body shapers that many crossdressers use to balance out their wider shoulders, and give the appearance of a curvier, hourglass figure.

To take the illusion to the next level you can wear a corset, which makes your waist smaller through the painful application of a smothering force around your torso. Oftentimes you can take 2-4 inches off your waistline with a corset. Just be careful not to tie it too tight – it’s no good looking fabulous if you’re passed out on the floor!

Vanessa’s Body Shaping Routine

I must admit that I’ve found over time that I prefer fewer enhancements than more. Perhaps it’s just my desire to feel comfortable, or maybe I’m just fleeing from the struggle to keep those breast forms attached and happy. When I’m out with jeans and a tshirt or blouse I’ve found the lack of breast forms doesn’t make much difference as to whether I’m read or not. I’ve had less success going breastformless with dresses, or certain blouses that hung uncomfortably empty without them.

I generally don’t use hip or butt shapers – though if done right they can look fabulous. I haven’t worn a corset for a few years – for now I’m focusing on slimming my waist through diet and exercise. Once I’ve taken that as far as I can I’ll give the corset another try.

What about you? What’s your crossdresser body shaping routine?

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Georgia Davis
Georgia Davis

I have a typical guy figure I guess but I am also lucky to not be 6′ tall. I am only 5’7″. This is an immediate advantage when trying to pass. If I want to wear jeans I always wear some padded knickers which also help keep my bits tucked away. They go along way to giving me a girly bum, especially with a pair of shoes with a medium heel. Say 2-2.5″. I then add a waist clincher. Depending on what top I intend to wear I will either just add a slightly padded bra to make me an… Read more »


I am lucky – privileged – in that my body has always leaned more toward the feminine side. This is helpful in that women’s clothing and shoes fit well for me. I wear juniors and often am complimented on my ‘style.’ That being said, as it is for GG’s, I have to work on maintenance and enhancement of what I have been blessed with (now that I can see it as a blessing). First is what and, importantly, how I eat. Slowly…. slowly….I eat slowly. This cuts down on the propensity to overeat. I use lots of flavor in my… Read more »

dwight Richardso
dwight Richardso

Hello and thanks for all the advice it is helping me with my transition tomorrow im going to try the flat2fem program, i want to try to grow breasts the natural way . The breast forms are nice too and the shopping tips on your site are helpful. One day i will shed this man body and be a natural c cup lovely fingers crossed

Holly ann
Holly ann

Vanessa, I have a question to ask I enjoy dressing as a woman but the thing is why is it against the law for a man to wear a womans baithing suit even if it covers everything, I do not understand…………


Hello Ms V, thank you for making me a part of the family. It Feels good to know that there are others out there that feel as I do. Dressing in female clothing makes me feel more of myself than anything else. Right now as I am texting you, I have on a night langere that I keep wash and wear every makes me feel not only sexy but, very happy.

Cassie Humes

Thanks for the information nice to know about these things and how to go about it

Michelle Gonzales
Michelle Gonzales

I am struggling a bit on whether to wear my hip padding or not.

I love the extra shape it gives me but I have noticed most girls don’t seem to wear them.

I wonder if it is real obvious I wear them. I do like the femme look it gives me.
Silicon has been suggested but I worry about the medical tape holding up.

Xo xo

Dame Veronica Graunwolf

Any “shape wear” store should carry shaping panties with pouches to slip foam rubber pads in and out. I wear them…..terrific things….ones for bums too! If not look up Aliexpress on line . That is where I get most of mine….great prices and very reliable shipping…albeit a while.

Lady Veronica

Gina Angelo

I have tried hip/butts pads but found them a bit too much upkeep (they slip and fall, constantly adjusting). I know have started with more in the butt department but hips – I am still a man So I created a lower body workout to enhance the parts of the hip that are feminine. I work out my lateral thigh muscles, especially at the hip/pelvis area. Also I focus on my hip flexors, the upper quad muscle to get that shapely curve that many women possess Is it perfect, no, but it has made a difference. I just found exercises,… Read more »

naomi cooper

silicone hip and butt pads with a good pocketed panty girdle to hold them in place and a boned waist cincher and of course some awesome breast forms complete my look

karley delaware

I would leave that for personal photos, and not to go about town in as they can be uncomfortable. Having photos of me looking fabulous is all I would want from that. As for regular crossdressing, I just want to feel sexy in my clothes.

Jamie Lynn
Jamie Lynn

Same as you Vanessa…diet and exercise far as it takes me…then waist training corsets to drill down more. In the past helped knock my BMI down and gave me good results in a metabolic syndrome test. Have slacked off since but cranking up again for anticipated fall physical…see if I can get same good results again. BMI sites say men are happy with BMI at 25 to 23, and women are happy at BMI of 22 to 20. Hovering at 22 BMI now and shooting for BMI of 20. If serious renewed commitment to daily corset waist training (which is… Read more »

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