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#1 Peridot

Posted 24 December 2012 - 11:20 AM

I'm on the lookout for a pair of comfy pants! What do you think are the most comfiest?

#2 KatakaGeoGirl

Posted 24 December 2012 - 11:22 AM

Boylegs. ETA I always find knickers are undersized - ie I usually wear a size 12-14 in clothing but I need to get a 16 in underwear to be comfortable.

Edited by Katakacpk, 24 December 2012 - 11:23 AM.


#3 lamarque

Posted 24 December 2012 - 11:35 AM

Yes, the Jockey no pant lines are great.  Very comfy and don't ride up your butt.

My mum bought me some Aldi ones and they are surprisingly comfortable too.  I've worn them on occasion and to my horror thought I had no underwear on they are that comfortable.

#4 aidensmum

Posted 24 December 2012 - 11:40 AM

Bonds slinky ones.  Not sure what they are actually called, but they are, well slinky.  Dry in about half an hour so are great for travelling and take up no space in luggage or your undie drawer.


#5 WhatWouldBuffyDo

Posted 24 December 2012 - 11:52 AM

Bonds hipster or bikini briefs. The black ones make my bum look tiny lol. I also prefer the black because, for some reason, i find that the white or skin coloured ones lose their shape quicker.
I have a few pretty/lacy sets but i generally only wear bonds.
Might try jockeys though.

#6 Phascogale

Posted 24 December 2012 - 11:55 AM

QUOTE
My mum bought me some Aldi ones and they are surprisingly comfortable too. I've worn them on occasion and to my horror thought I had no underwear on they are that comfortable.
I bought a pack too.  They were cheap and I needed new underwear and they were surprisingly comfortable.  It's just a shame they are special buys and you have to wait for them.  

Otherwise I quite like the Hot Options brand from Target - their hi cut bikini and there were a couple of pairs of Bonds (hi cut bikini) that were okay but a lot more pricey than the other brands so not sure if they were worth the money.

I've tried boylegs and they rode up and also some mens trunks but they all rode up.  I hate buying underwear because you don't know whether they are suitable until you have worn them for a while.

#7 Lifesgood

Posted 24 December 2012 - 12:05 PM

Another Jockey fan here. No visible panty lines, they don't creep and are very very comfy. And DH says they look good too.

#8 José

Posted 24 December 2012 - 01:00 PM

I find Calvin Klein undies really comfortable.

#9 vanessa71

Posted 24 December 2012 - 01:18 PM

QUOTE (Madame Catty @ 24/12/2012, 12:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Do you mean brands?  I love Jockey.  They have 'no ride up', 'no pant line' and just the regular type - all in hi-cut, boyleg, full brief, bikini, etc.  I love the microfibre.


Yep, these. They might be expensive but they are worth it.


#10 emwill

Posted 24 December 2012 - 01:24 PM

I love Ants Pants G- strings, but am having trouble finding them lately sad.gif The are super comfy and don't get wedged in like most g-strings, feels like your not wear any original.gif

#11 ComradeBob

Posted 24 December 2012 - 01:31 PM

I'm a big fan of any knickers made by marks and spencer, especially their midi and full briefs (aka granny knickers)  laugh.gif

#12 i-candi

Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:12 PM

I have some Coles brand hipster bikini knickers. Omg they are so comfy. I bought two packs because I was going on holiday with a friend and I wanted a new pair every time I changed so just bought them on special. I now find that I search through my draws looking for them !

#13 darcswan

Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:23 PM

Def Jockey Parisienne - although Target do a $6 version which is just as good.

I can't stand anything bikini, as my backside always hangs out, no matter the size.  So boyleg all the way original.gif


Also, underwear is still based on traditional dressmakers sizing - not vanity sizing.  So although I'm an 8 in shops, in underwear I'm a 12.

#14 blackcat20

Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:33 PM

QUOTE (darcswan @ 24/12/2012, 06:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Def Jockey Parisienne - although Target do a $6 version which is just as good.

I can't stand anything bikini, as my backside always hangs out, no matter the size.  So boyleg all the way original.gif


These, but in bikini. Myer often have the on sale for $10 a pair.

#15 Niamh23

Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:49 PM

Another vote for Jockey Parisienne. And I'm glad to know it's not just me that has to wear size 12 undies when I'm an 8 in everything else! wink.gif

#16 SeaPrincess

Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:10 PM

Bonds don't last as well now that they are made in China, but I still mostly wear them. Mum bought me some cheaper ones that are suprisingly comfy as well, but I can't remember what they are.

#17 KayDan0707

Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:27 PM

QUOTE (aidensmum @ 24/12/2012, 11:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Bonds slinky ones.  Not sure what they are actually called, but they are, well slinky.  Dry in about half an hour so are great for travelling and take up no space in luggage or your undie drawer.


I second the Bonds microfibre undies as the comfiest undies I've ever owned.  I bought them specifically for a trip to Africa as I needed undies that could be washed & dried in no time & they were perfect.

#18 nano-tyrannus

Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:32 PM

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-12-24/odou...shelves/4442136

I just saw the thread about underwear and thought this was appropriate

#19 blackcat20

Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:57 PM

QUOTE (Niamh23 @ 24/12/2012, 06:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And I'm glad to know it's not just me that has to wear size 12 undies when I'm an 8 in everything else! wink.gif


I find it interesting that a lot of people say that; Im a 12 in clothes and a 12 in undies unsure.gif

#20 Niamh23

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:42 PM

QUOTE (blackcat20 @ 24/12/2012, 07:57 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I find it interesting that a lot of people say that; Im a 12 in clothes and a 12 in undies unsure.gif


You must have a small butt! Tounge1.gif I'm pear-shaped, so I tend to be bigger in my hips and thighs.

#21 Propaganda

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:55 PM

Anything boyleg where the elastic around the waist is covered.

#22 Cyaira

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:56 PM

I do have a small butt so I'm the same in undies as clothes size.

I actually dislike bonds!! I mean they look and fit great but I don't find them breathable at all. Maybe I'm just strange.

Haven't found the perfect undies yet, might try jockey.

#23 vanessa71

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:58 PM

I am also the same size in clothes as I am in undies.  shrug.gif

#24 sammyv

Posted 24 December 2012 - 08:05 PM

Another vote for Jockey Parisienne

#25 Peridot

Posted 24 December 2012 - 08:13 PM

QUOTE
I second the Bonds microfibre undies as the comfiest undies I've ever owned. I bought them specifically for a trip to Africa as I needed undies that could be washed & dried in no time & they were perfect.

Ooh this is promising! I just bought a few pairs for $3.60 each in hot pink!!




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