Plus, they regulate body temperature throughout the year! These are some of the brands the readers are calling out in the comments not mentioned above: Soft, comfy, excellent coverage. If you like those, you have to try the Stephanie tanks from Yummie. Not to mention, a few amazing sales reps and fabulous fellow store-owners weighed in with recommendations based on what worked well across other demographics and locations.
Alicia, I have a pair of the Jolene and love them too! I was going to include them because that fabric is dreamy, but I had to start cutting down styles to make the post more manageable. If you like those, you have to try the Stephanie tanks from Yummie. Plus, they regulate body temperature throughout the year! Have you tried the Nici brief? I do remember your review of the Natori Bliss line, and the hi-cut briefs look just perfect reallly like the soft lace as an alternative to biting elastic, a real pet peeve ; I am a big fan of their bras, which I sister-size into.
It confounds me why so many brands do not allow for that pretty obvious scaling, i. Alicia, I would love to see Natori offer those panties in more sizes! They expanded their regular ones to go to the XL, but they have not done so yet on the French cuts.
The Bliss design lends itself to sizes bigger than L I think because of the cotton and lace. Your concerns about full-bust lines not going higher in the underwear are definitely ones my customers share too. The Jockey Elance French Cut brief. When is the last time you saw a big bust bra brand make a coordinating French cut panty?
That is an excellent point about the full-bust market and hi-cut briefs, Wide Curves! Perhaps one of the upscale lines like Prima Donna or Marie Jo? We try to do faux-matches in store if we can to give people a semi-matching set, and I know the full-bust market could really pad their bottom line by following suit. Also the horrid thick seams on the sides that were raised ridges.
Seamfree was like a miracle. I do still like higher cut leg though; hate that digging in feeling. It is high waisted, cotton and spandex and works fabulously with my highwaist jeans and vintage dresses. And I love the seamed back and gentle elastic around the legs that prevents creep. Thanks for the suggestion! Of course I also get that as soon as the elastic wears out in all of my underwear too.
I finally bought a couple of pair of Gossamer panties on your recommendation. They are so very lightweight, but alas, while I am sure I am in the right size, the leg openings are a teench too big and they try to ride up. I kind of prefer, right now, the JC Penney Ambrielle. But the search continues for true perfection.
Panties really are a pain in the butt. Since I gained weight, some of the mid-rise underwear is rolling downward. I also love the lace at the waist they are really cool. Any advice for guys that wear knickers on a day to day basis? Many of these suggestions will work too though, but I think part of it comes down to comfort and preference as well.
Usually, our male clients prefer briefs for added front-coverage. In this case, we have also received several testimonials from our readers, who told us how this article truly helped them. Make sure they fit. The most important thing is to purchase panties that fit! Make sure they are not too tight, or else they will dig in to your skin and cause unsightly panty lines.
At the same time, if you choose underwear that is too loose, it can easily wrinkle up inside your clothes, showing wrinkles and bumps. If there is any excess fabric hanging down or you feel like your underwear isn't supporting your butt at all, it's probably too big.
While they may not be the most comfortable underwear, they are a good option when you are wearing especially tight clothing. If you're concerned about your thong showing when you squat, be sure to wear high-waisted pants and skirts or shirts that extend lower than the waistline of your bottoms. G-strings have even less fabric than thongs, so they're the best choice for minimizing panty lines.
Keep in mind that thongs are much less comfortable if they are too tight, so get one that fits properly. For those who hate thongs, there is another alternative! Boy shorts provide full coverage, and because they do not cut across your butt, they offer a much more seamless look than most bikini-style underwear. It's a good idea to test them out with your favorite pair of form-fitting pants.
You can find boy shorts in many different materials. Choose one that you find comfortable and that has invisible or very minimal seams. Make sure your boy shorts fit snugly, but don't cut into your skin. Look for seamless panties. Most major lingerie brands have a line of seamless panties, so there are plenty of different styles to choose from.
Many of these styles have laser cut edges, which are very thin edges that do not leave a visible panty line. Unfortunately, cotton panties, which are the best for feminine health because of their breathability, are typically not seamless because the fabric is too thick. Take care with color. Match your underwear to your skin tone when wearing light-colored clothing.
Flesh-colored underwear blends in with your skin, leaving invisible panty lines, even if your pants are a bit see-through. If you're brave enough to do this, simply don't wear underwear. This is the only way to know that there are no panty lines whatsoever. Going commando is best when wearing pants. Always wear underwear with skirts and dresses. Be sure to wash your pants after each use when going commando to prevent infections like bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections.
If you want a totally smooth look without wearing a thong or skipping the panties altogether, consider wearing shapewear under your clothes. These undergarments typically extend to your mid thigh, so there will not be a panty line. They also suck in unwanted bulges, and they're available in a variety of styles for different body types and different outfits.
For more coverage, you can opt for a pant-style that extends further down your legs or a bodysuit-style that covers your upper body except your chest as well. If it feels overly restrictive or you begin to experience numbness or tingling, your shapewear is too tight. If shapewear isn't for you, you may be able to get the same benefits from a pair of tights or pantyhose. Wear a pair under your pants or with a skirt for a smooth look. The choice is up to you. These are the winners!
The secret is a light silicon line on the inside edge of each leg hole, preventing slippage and creepage. Super soft and comfy and attractive. The only drawback is the cost: But I found them on sale at the Soma Intimates store today at 5 pairs for the price of 3.
Thank you so much! All undies should be comfy, cute, and functional. I find about 5 percent fit that bill. Agree with you on Somas, but I like hipsters. I also like Patagonia hipsters when on sale. Your comment about the cheekys made me laugh. My ex would intentionally wear panties that showed lines and ride up to give guys the message she wa single and available. I just ordered some of the Soma in hipsters! I wear cheekies and they are the most comfortable undies out.
I found them when I was buying a bra and it was cheaper to get the bra and undies so I bought them. I now wear them everyday. Though I have a medium build I have an ample rear. Boy shorts are unattractive and ride up. I think they make your clothes look more attractive, especially those for really formal occasions.
Plus, guys frequently compliment me about my legs. By Lisa on November 15, in General.
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