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Types of Panties with their use

How to Select & Types of Panty

The time has gone when selecting panty was just a formality without much choice. Now so many types of panties are available for various dresses so you can choose different types of panty for different kind of outfit .The types of panties available in market are -

1. Briefs

This type of panty covers the back and rises up almost to waist or just below to navel. At sides there can be some variety -

  • Classic cut - covering sides and extending below the hips. A bit 'conservative'
  •  French cut or High cut - Side exposing more or hips. A bit sexier as it shows hips much more than other.
  • Control briefs - Extending above the waist providing support and giving a slim appearance. This type of brief needs a stretchable type of fabric for maximum SuControl briefs - Extending above the waist providing support and giving a slim appearance. This type of brief needs a stretchable type of fabric for maximum support.

2. Hipsters

Hipsters are quite similar to briefs, the main difference is that unlike briefs they do not really cover the navel or the waist and are worn lower – much below the navel. However, like the brief, they cover the entire hip.

3. Bikinis

These types of panties are also low riders like the hipster but they are more strappy and thinner on the sides. Also, it does not provide full cover to the butt and is more revealing than concealing – this gives it a sexier edge. Bikinis are more like two inverted triangles that are joined together. The string bikini is a popular variant of the bikini where the sides of the panty are mere strings that join the front and back portion of the bikini together.

4. Tangas

This underwear is more of a medium sized panty that is smaller than briefs and hipsters but offers more coverage than the bikini. The sides are usually strappy, the rear could completely or partially cover the butt – it depends on the make and the brand usually.  

5. Thongs

The waistband of thongs are similar to tangas but rear coverage is not full. Nowadays it is much popular because it exposes the most in any kind of panty world and women of today want to expose to a 'descent' limit! There are also some varieties in this type - <./p>

  • G String - Most popular among all the varieties. Having a triangle-shaped strip of fabric connected with strings to the side and narrows in-between buttocks.
  • V String - Shape same as G string but the inverted triangle-shaped strip of fabric is replaced with two strings that separate from the bottom instead.
  • T-Back - Only strings at the back so fully exposing your rear to stick more eyes on your back !
  • C String - Without any any waistband. Forms a "C" shape with a special frame holding its shape. It is pretty good for not showing annoying panty lines when wearing a tight dresses. It also does not creates tan lines when at the beach.
  • Cheeky - Considered as conservative thong as it covers more area. However bottom fabric is still narrow and goes between the buttocks but the sides are covered with sufficient fabric coCheeky - Considered as conservative thong as it covers more area. However bottom fabric is still narrow and goes between the buttocks but the sides are covered with sufficient fabric continuing to the front.

6. Boy Cut

These are so cute that every woman has to have at least one pair. These are really simple and comfortable. The best part is that men find them irresistible. These underwear look like little mini shorts that show off the bottom of your butt cheeks. The great thing is these are sexy, comfortable, functional, and can be worn all month long! One might confuse them with hipsters; however boycut panties cover more area as compared to hipsters.

Next Skin has a lot of different styles of lingerie panty. We have many styles ranging in thongs, g-strings and just regular panties

7.Brazilians

Brazilian panties have more rear coverage than thongs but less than bikinis. They are comfortable to wear with very low panty lines. They also make women look super sexy.

8.Control Briefs

Control briefs are high-waisted panties which have full coverage up to your tummy. They also give extra support and make women look slimmer. They are best worn under tight dresses.

9.Panties According to Fabric

Panties can also be classified according to the fabric used, such as lace, spandex, cotton, net, leather, satin, silk panties. However, these are not the only fabrics that panties are available in and one can find more variants in terms of fabrics used. When buying any type of panty, make sure you buy the correct size – so don’t buy a size smaller or a size bigger because it may leave you feeling very uncomfortable. If it is comfort that you are looking for then stick to briefs and hipsters, and if sexy is what you want then bikinis, thongs and tangas can help you.