Jump to content

WDYT are the most comfy knickers/undies?


  • Please log in to reply
28 replies to this topic

#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!!




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Ada Nicodemou: 'I can never be completely happy again'

Home and Away actress Ada Nicodemou has opened up about the loss of her stillborn baby.

10 things to consider when you're thinking about trying for a baby

Before you start tracking your menstrual cycle and reading up on the best positions to get pregnant, there are a few other things you may want to consider.

Baby Gammy's dad tries to claim charity money

The biological father of baby Gammy has reportedly tried to access charity money raised for the little boy's medical costs.

How special surgery and IVF can create a post-vasectomy baby

Cricket legend Glenn McGrath and his second wife Sara are expecting their first child together, thanks to IVF and a delicate surgical sperm retrieval process that helped the couple to conceive.

Belle Gibson's mother 'disgusted and embarrassed'

The mother of disgraced wellness blogger Belle Gibson has accused her daughter of lying about her childhood in an attempt to garner public sympathy.

Life On Mars

It's men who need 'retraining', not women

We are all responsible for our own behaviour. Telling victims to harden up is wrong.

Doctor's mobile phone 'left inside c-section mum'

A new mum claims a doctor left his mobile phone inside her after delivering her baby via caesarean section.

I'm a mum and I'm following my dreams

I want my kids to know that no matter what happens in life, you can still be who it is that you've always wanted to be.

Those first daycare days

I had this innate 'mum' moment the other day.

'If one person had listened, my life would have been so different'

Katherine's father will die in prison for the horrifying sexual abuse of his daughter. Yet she is the one with the true life sentence.

Couple to celebrate terminally ill baby's birthday in unique way

Baby Jai Bishop has lived at Starship Hospital for the past seven months, with his parents flying back and forth from Hokitika, 1100km away, to be by his side.

This new plan undermines breastfeeding and baby health at everyone's expense

Mothers, babies, the health system and the wider society are going to pay the price of this new budget.

Trying to understand why your baby is upset

Working out what?s underlying your baby's fussiness can be a case of trial and error. Here are a few common causes and how you can remedy each one.

When those you love judge your parenting

In today's society, never has it been harder to parent without judgment. But what about when judgment is coming from closer to home?

Don't play the victim blame game with family violence

It's not a woman's job to teach violent men how to behave.

11 truths about having two under two

When I told my mothers? group that my husband and I had started trying for our second baby they told me I was crazy. Now I can see why.

'How do you say goodbye to someone you've only just started to get to know?'

New mum Sarah Sutton was faced with a shattering scenario no person should have to endure.

It's a ... boy! Couple welcomes son number 13

"It's a boy!" That's the phrase Kateri Schwandt has heard in labour delivery ward for the 13th time in her life.

Six reasons to go for a walk

Can't find time to get to the gym? It could be just as beneficial to put your baby in the stroller and go for a walk.

Seven questions you should be asking about your health cover

If the last time you assessed your health cover was five years ago, there?s a chance it may no longer suit your needs. To ensure it?s still right for your family, click here for seven questions to ask.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Where are the childcare places?

It?s all very well to encourage women to work if they choose to, but how can the measures lead to increased workforce participation when women are once again left holding the baby?

The pain of not having babies and not knowing why

After seven years of wishing, hoping, crying, punching pillows and shouting "why me?!", the end result is more than I ever thought possible.

Getting your family finances in order

Whether you're after a new car for a growing family, a bigger house, or are just fixing up your finances, here are the basics on borrowing.

Mum shares graphic selfie to warn against tanning

A mum has shared a graphic photo of her skin cancer treatment as a warning to others.

Does parenthood make us happier?

We can certainly gain higher levels of happiness when we become parents, but the trick is to not get overwhelmed by the pressures of raising our kids.

No, having a dog is not like having a human child

It's obvious these people dote on their pets, but they're barking up the wrong tree.

Toddler styling

Seven things my toddler taught me about my home

My standards at home were never that high but having a two-year-old has taught me to be cool with chaos.

Australia's top baby names of 2014

The numbers have been crunched and it's official: Australian parents are having a bit of an 'O' moment.

How to set up the perfect nursery for your baby

You'll soon be meeting your baby, but you've got one big task to get done first: setting up a comfy, calming nursery you'll both be able to enjoy.

Childcare rebate: tougher rules for stay-at-home mums

A new form of activity testing will be introduced to ensure the highest subsidies go to parents who contribute the most to the workforce.

The women who desperately need more support in pregnancy

For women suffering from chronic morning sickness or hyperemesis gravidarum, pregnancy can be the roller coaster from hell.

When labour doesn't happen and you're induced

I never actually went into labour - so by 42 weeks I was booked in for induction.

Mum's grief for triplets inspires change

The death of Sophie Smith's triplet baby boys has motivated the half-marathon mother and her team to raise $1.25 million for charity.

The best advice for treating head lice

Just like a horror movie ... THEY'RE BAAAAAACK. So what works in treating and avoiding head lice and nits?

Overdue and over it

A watched womb never labours ... or at least mine didn't.

Parenting an early walker

Watching your child take their first wobbly steps is one of the best parenting highs you'll ever experience. But with that high comes a new reality.

Baby-led weaning worked for us

My baby wasn't interested in food - until we tried something new. Now she's eating it all, and it often comes from my plate.

'Paralysed bride' becomes a mum

Rachelle Friedman Chapman was preparing to marry the man of her dreams when tragedy struck four years ago.

 

Top baby names

Baby Names

The numbers are in and we can now bring you the 2014 top baby name list for Australia.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.