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"I recently bought a Spanx high-waisted body suit which gave me a great shape. But there was no way to get out of it quickly if you needed to. When I asked the shop assistant how you go to the loo, I was shown a tiny hole in the gusset. This, as I soon discovered, was a bit like trying to pee through a Polo mint." [Daily Mail]