24 Types of Underwear for Women to Impress Men

They might not be shown much, but its pretty clear that 99 percent of women wear an underwear almost every second of their lives. Underwear are very much a part of us, like the air we breathe. No matter how much you compromise on your wardrobe, your inner wear hold the comfort of your days and requires careful consideration on how and what to choose when you shop for them.

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Women have plenty of variations when it comes to their underwear and this time we bring out to you the various varieties that you might get in the market..

From what you have been wearing all your life, you would be amazed to know how each type has its own beauty and let you times you should pick them over other.

Readers, let’s move ahead in the thin and unnoticed world of panties and see what suits you the best.

24 Different Types of Panties Every Women Should Know About

  1. Boy Shorts
  2. Classic Briefs
  3. French Cut Panties
  4. Hipsters
  5. Thongs
  6. G-String
  7. C-String
  8. Control Briefs
  9. Tanga
  10. Brazilian Brief
  11. Tap Pants
  12. Seamless Panties
  13. Bikini
  14. Butt Lifter
  15. Adhesive Panty
  16. Open Crotch Panty
  17. String Bikini
  18. High Waist Brief
  19. Garter Panty
  20. Maternity Panty
  21. V Kini
  22. Caged Bikini
  23. Cheekster
  24. Butt Booster

1. Boy Shorts

black pink boy shorts women underwear image, list of women's undergarmentsInspired from men’s briefs, these are rectangular on the thighs unlike regular panties. They are almost similar to hipsters, but have a lower-cut leg.

When To wear: These have no visible panty lines so you can use them as things under tight fitted clothes. They can be worn under skater skirts or as loungewear or swimwear.
Period Day Recommended: Light Days

2. Classic Briefs

pink classic bikini brief, which type of panty use in periodsCommonly known as “Granny Panties”, these provide maximum coverage and have a high waist band. These are one of the most comfy styles.

When To wear: You might wear them under high waited lowers and jeans or during the bad times of the month.
Period Day Recommended: Heavy Days

3. French Cut Panties

black solid french cut pantyThis are one of the most popular styles and perhaps you have been wearing this all your life. These have high waist band as classic briefs but have a lower-cut leg almost at the widest part of the thighs providing lesser coverage.

When To wear:You might love them as regular wear as long as high waist doesn’t bother you. Pick them up for a beach walk with a loose shirt or a sarong.
Period Day Recommended: Medium Days

4. Hipsters

navy blue hipster brief for womenThese are also called hip huggers as the waist band sits on the hips. These have low-cut leg holes and sit lower than the waist. They still provide a lot of coverage and are super comfy.

When To wear: With low waist jeans and skirts
Period Day Recommended: Heavy Days

5. Thongs

blush red floral printed sexy thongThis erotic style sits almost three inches below the waist and provides minimal butt coverage with a triangular patch at the front. The sides of the underwear rest almost on the hip bone. Peekaboo/Crotchless styles in Thong can add more glamour if anyone would like to try for honeymoon.

When To wear:  Bodycon dress or skirts to avoid panty lines
Period Day Recommended: Light Days

6. G-String

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Very similar to the thongs, very intimate G-string panty provides very less coverage. The front and back fabric directly connect to the waist band which is usually a small string. These are usually picked when you want to spice up things a lil bit!

When To wear:  Sunbathing or a beach wear
Period Day Recommended: Not Recommended

7. C-String

c-string panty shopping in indiaExtremely sexy and sensuous, C-string is the new age swimwear and has been the new age bikini from some time. Very famous with the beaches, C-String style actually has no strings and covers just the bare minimum like a clamp around your area.

When To wear:  Sunbathing, Swimwear, Loungewear
Period Day Recommended: Not Recommended

8. Control Briefs

black brown animal print high waist control briefControl briefs are usual briefs but have a tighter or elastic tummy line and cover almost up to your navel. They are comfy and are worn to tuck your tummy inside for a smooth lining.
When To wear:  Post pregnancy, Bodycon dresses and skirts
Period Day Recommended: Heavy Days

9. Tanga

pink floral embroidered tanga brief

These are moderate coverage European panty silhouettes that have a greater back coverage than a thong but narrower than a bikini.

When To wear:  Beachwear, Swimwear, Loungewear
Period Day Recommended: Light Days

10. Brazilian Brief

Brazilian Briefs are perfect if you want to show off without actually showing much! These are seductive yet elegant and comfortable for public show.

The backside of the bikini cuts from the cheeks of the butt rather than sitting under it and meets the waist band across the hipline.

When to Wear: Beachwear, Swimwear
Period Day Recommended: Not Recommended

3 different types of Brazilian Brief

  1. Regular Brazilian Cut Brazilian Brief
  2. One Side Knot Brazilian Brief
  3. Two side Knot Brazilian Brief

#1. Regular Brazilian Cut Brazilian Brief:

multicolor regular style Brazilian Brief CutTypical of most bikinis, this cut is the actual Brazilian bikini cut with proper coverage yet the essence of bikini being alive.

#2. One Side Knot Brazilian Brief:

blue solid one side tie Brazilian brief cutThe bottom of the bikini has adjustable single closure that can take care of your varying waist sizes with a knot at one side giving it a very perky look.

#3. Two side Knot Brazilian Brief:

burgundy two tie Brazilian BriefThe briefs of the bikini has side threads to tie at both sides to give a sensual feel to the overall bikini.

11. Tap Pants

underella navy blue crinkle tap pant, different types of underwear for womenMuch like French shorts, tap pants have become a lingerie wear. They are much like shorts with high waist covering the back and the pelvic area. They are shorter than the usual pants and usually come in silk and lace silhouettes.

When to Wear: Dance shorts, Nightwear, Leisure wear
Period Day Recommended: Light Days

12. Seamless Panties

seamless type women pantyNo other panties can beat the comfort of seamless panties. Just as the name implies, these panties doesn’t have any visible seams with no stitches on them. Hence they make a perfect choice for everyday dress as well as for any type of tight clothing such as leggings.

When To wear: You can wear them with daily wear including pants, sheer dress, leggings or trousers
Period Day Recommended: Medium Days

13. Bikini

This moderately covered panty which lies somewhere in between the sexy thong and the conservative brief flows perfectly in sync with your everyday attire. They have modest butt coverage and semi-hi-cut legs. These panties are ideal for physical workouts.

14. Butt Lifter

Lift up your spirits and your bottom line with the Butt Lifter panties which promise a firm and round shape with continuous use. The waistband is made of an elastic material which helps in body slimming and contouring. Designed with buttock cut-outs, it perks up butt muscles and imparts the right volume to the right place.

15. Adhesive Panty

Pair up your barely there bodycon with the adhesive panty which runs from the tip of your tailbone to the top of your lady region. Resembling a weirdly shaped Band aid, this panty with a cotton liner and uses silicone strips to stay in place. Already a rage amongst runaway models this sexy invention has completely erased the panty line.

16. Open Crotch Panty

Get ready for some steamy bedroom action with this scintillating thong which will let your vagina breathe. Strategically cut across the crotch this naughty underwear can make your man go mad with desire.

17. String Bikini

A made in heaven match for sunbathing, these panties have a criss-cross side look perking up its trendy quotient. Getting full marks in the comfort platform, the string bikini provides minimal coverage with triangular shaped pieces which are connected at the groin.

18. High Waist Brief

Look slimmer on the go with High Waist Brief with an elastic waistband which helps in tummy compression and smoothening. The seamless hipsters providing absolute rear coverage are a complete must have for all those figure concerned fashionistas out there.

19. Garter Panty

Sport the sheer lightweight lacy panties attached with adjustable garter belts which will hold up your stockings. Surprise your man with this never seen before sweet and sexy side of yours.

20. Maternity Panty

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Made from bamboo stretch fabric, these panties provide the requisite support without squeezing too hard. They are specially designed to maintain the flow of your changing shape without become too hard on the skin. A must have for all mommies to be, these panties sometimes come with anti-odour specialities to keep you fresh all day long.

21. V Kini

These bikini style panties with stretchable lace provides full back coverage and is best worn under dresses and skirts. Having a V dip both at frontal and rear ends the V kini ensures a highly comfortable fit.

22. Caged Bikini

This mesh knit thong having strappy sides can be a head turner while you stroll down the beach. You can never go wrong with the cheeky back cut, crotch detailing and sexy styling of this temptress.

23. Cheekster

Want to give the world a partial view of those bootilicious butt cheeks? Then go for the Cheekster panties which won’t leave a strong panty line and are perfect to wear under jeans.

24. Butt Booster

Say hello to sweet cheeks with the Butt Booster panties which will enhance the size of those sexy booties instantly. These foam infused panties will bring you face to face with natural looking curves you never knew you could have.

How to Pair 12 types of panties with perfect Bottom Wear : Infographics

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Now, that you know of different styles and varieties of underwear, keep them in mind when you step up with different dresses to keep yourself comfortable. How did you like our article? Let us know in the comments section…till then, Happy Reading.

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  1. Wow i just like every item that you recommended here. These are really attractive. I want to purchase some of these from here and wanna to gift these my wife. Hope so she will happy to see this. Can you tell me where i can found these items? Thanks in advance for giving me the clarification also for the sharing such a informative article.

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