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Real Housewives of NY Star Jill Zarin's Tips to Fake a Toned Body

"Bodyguard" Bodysuit

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"I am a big bodysuit lover," Zarin says, "and it is harder and harder to find a good one. Those that I've bought in the past had snaps that were nearly impossible to open and close—you feel trapped! Imagine if you have to take it off really fast?" Skweez Couture's version comes with a glider snap that is easy to open and close, and it's not made of metal, so it won't rust or be cold to the touch. $69

"Order in the Short" Shaper

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"I always say 'you look as good as you feel," Zarin says. "If you feel good in your clothes, it will show through!" This short shaper is an essential for under lots of different outfits, helping to trim inches from waist, hips, and thighs. The lace adds a pretty element but behind it hides a "power micro-mesh" for added shaping. The legs are laser cut so they won't bind or show under pants, plus there is a cotton gusset so you can feel safe going commando. $40

"Sheers to You" Pattern Tights

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Imagine a pair of tights that don't give you a muffin top? Jill Zarin did, and here they are. "The 2-inch flat waistband is like one of those little miracles we need once in a while," she says. "This little 'thing' will prevent the top from rolling over like all the tights and hose you have in your drawer."  Plus, in case you can't bear another set of squats—each pair of these puppies has a built-in "butt booster" for an added lift. $30

"Been a Thong Time" Panties

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Talk about pulling double duty—these powerful panties virtually eliminate VPL (visible panty lines) and flatten a tummy pooch. "I have never seen a modest thong that actually shapes, too," Zarin says. "So I invented one!" $30

"Keep n Brief" Panties

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These basics are anything but. Jill Zarin says the key to this piece is its lack of seams. "It is the perfect shaper to layer under your clothes. It holds and shapes your hips, tummy and rear as if it was a second skin," she adds. $29

"Legging Me On" Shaper Legging

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These stretchy wardrobe staples come with a Housewives seal of approval, as Zarin says her fellow co-stars are "obsessed" with them. Leggings are a fall must-have, and these offer built-in shaping from tummy to ankle, plus decorative touches like rhinestones. $25-$36