. The Spanx office is like no other! Since the employees test their own products, it's not uncommom for people to pull down their pants, pull up their skirts, or strip down into a swimsuit - all on the job. Spanx tests every product on women- and men too!- of all shapes and sizes to ensure the perfect fit.
. Spanx was not going to venture into the sheers business - thankfully that fate was changed after a positive consultation from none other than Sara's Lucky 8 Ball.
. In 2003, Oprah announced she'd "given up panties" and only wore Spanx. After this show, Spanx sold more than 20,000 pairs that day alone! To date, more than 6 million Spanx Power Panties have been sold worldwide.
. Sara almost named the company Open-Toed Delilahs. Spanx-fully she didn't!
. It took more than three years and 100 prototypes to create Spanx Bra-llellujah! Underwire Contour.
. Gwyneth Paltrow, Oprah, Jessica Alba, Madonna, Katy Perry and many more are a huge fan of the Spanx shapewear.
. Sara Blakely carried an old-fashioned, red Eastpack from the early 1990s to her first Spanx sales meeting. While her friends begged her to swap the lucky bag for a designer bag, she refused. She showed off the Spanx under her white pants, and the buyer immediately said, "I'll buy 3,00 pairs". It's still her lucky bag today.
. Daniel Lawson, costume designer for U.S. drama Lipstick Jungle, dressed the show's entire cast in Spanx, saying “They take off five, eight pounds immediately.
. Of all the 109 employees, 19 are men.
. In its first 10 years, Spanx has given more than 14 million dollar to charitable organizations.
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