If you’re like most of your blonde, bronzed, twentysomething counterparts, you likely frown upon ‘Jockey’ and ‘Hanes her Way,’ (brands that make the most basic, cotton, dressed-in-a-fifty-year-olds-body kind of underwear) and instead pick your panties from stores like Victoria Secret and La Perla (brands that radiate sexiness in and of themselves.) Now despite this, you likely have a few cotton VS thongs in your arsenal, because let’s face it, men aren’t the only ones who keep a variety stock of both good and bad underwear.
(photo courtesy of BANEFUL & BEAUTIFUL)
But when do you decide to wear your ‘bad’ undergarments vs. your ‘good’ ones?
Many of us save our not-so-hot undergarments (aka granny panties) for days when:
– we are doing something low key (eg: going to a movie, library, book store or staying in)
– we don’t plan on having anyone see them
– it’s laundry day
We tend to shimmy into our hot-as-hell undergarments when:
– we plan on having someone see them
– we are going to an event, eg: wedding, dinner party, etc.
– we are going shopping and plan on trying on an unlimited supply of clothes (peace out seamlines)
nights out and when you want no seem lines?
Well this is all well and good, and fairly basic material even for us blondes to grasp, but I’m a big believer that our underwear effects our mood and the aura we send out. When we know we are wearing a hot-piece-of-panty (whether anyone see’s it or not) we in turn feel like a hot-piece-of-ass. With the frilly, lacy, satiny, small piece of material beneath our clothes, it creates a knowingness and a well put-together feel. None of that cotton with daisy’s bs.
We tend to match our attire to our moods, acting like clothing chameleons as we dress for the occasion (eg: you wouldn’t wear the same style of clothing for a date night as you would for a daytime shopping excursion with a friend). When we wear sweats we feel more shleppy and when we dress up we often feel more confident. We feel good, so we get better reception from others and in turn feel better. It’s a self fulfilling prophesy, and same goes with our undergarments.
Do you find that the underwear you’re wearing effects your mood or confidence?
I’d like to end with a scene from the movie Old School, where Will Ferrell’s character Frank is in the therapists office with his wife. He talks about how he thinks his fantasy’s about other women’s undergarments make him think he can’t be with one woman for the rest of his life. Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLQ-3l-IlFQ
For those of you peering at this article at the office, who would prefer to opt out of watching the above scene, here’s some dialogue: “I happen to look over at a certain point during the meal and see a waitress taking an order, and I found myself wondering what color her underpants might be. Her panties. Uh, odds are they are probably basic white, cotton, underpants. But I sort of think well maybe they’re silk panties, maybe it’s a thong. Maybe it’s something really cool that I don’t even know about.”
No one needs to know whats under there but if you know, start to notice how that knowingness effects your day.
– Jenny Jen