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#1 tinkster23

Posted 19 March 2012 - 11:28 PM

So freaking hard to find!  I want cotton, not full briefs, normal knickers, in a 22-24.

Tell me you know where to find some!



#2 Expelliarmus

Posted 19 March 2012 - 11:34 PM

Target has always supplied my knicker needs in the past (and the present) are they not so friendly to the 22-24? They have everything else in 22-24 ...

#3 Le-a

Posted 19 March 2012 - 11:37 PM

Sorry, no help here. But if you need to find a pair of totally unsexy, post-baby-belly exaggerating, bum crack crawling, thigh cutting panties - I'm your girl. I seem to be a magnet   cool.gif

#4 tinkster23

Posted 19 March 2012 - 11:45 PM

All I've been able to find in target are full briefs and I don't do nanna knickers!

#5 Expelliarmus

Posted 19 March 2012 - 11:52 PM

http://shop.target.com.au/high-cut-fashion-briefs-5-pack

http://shop.target.com.au/spa-high-cut-fashion-briefs

http://shop.target.com.au/spa-high-cut-briefs

I couldn't find bikini briefs, but these are not labelled full briefs. They are all classed as Hi cut briefs. They might be too 'nanna' for you?

I usually get some hi cut ones and some lacy ones at target but they are kinda not ... cotton biggrin.gif

#6 tinkster23

Posted 20 March 2012 - 12:08 AM

See, they look ok, but then you look at the others and I get the distinct impression they'd stick out of the top of my pants! If you compare them to a bikini brief they look quite distinctly high waisted.

But it's a start..


#7 SCARFACE CLAW

Posted 20 March 2012 - 12:13 AM

Tried Myer? They might be a bit more expensive, but have more variety? Don't quote me on anything, I buy new knickers once mine get to the point where I refuse a friend's offer of help at the clothesline, and shove them underneath everything else at the laundromat so no one sees the shame. cool.gif

#8 ~*Amethyst*~

Posted 20 March 2012 - 04:30 AM

Big W has beey saviour in this department. I can't remember the brand (but sing out if you need it as I have some put away) but they are great. Not much of a colour choice but the quality makes up for it imo.
Good luck, it is such a pain trying to find clothes to fit sometimes!

xxAmethyst

#9 strawberrycakes

Posted 22 March 2012 - 01:22 PM

I was at Big W buying undies just the other day, I was actually getting annoyed with their lack of full briefs LOL  I like full briefs, I want my tummy to stay in my undies not for them to roll under - Sorry TMI I know lol.
Anyway yes BIg W had plenty of plus size underwear that were not 'granny knickers' original.gif

#10 71Cath

Posted 22 March 2012 - 01:24 PM

I have found some at Best and Less recently.

#11 Bobsygirls

Posted 22 March 2012 - 01:29 PM

QUOTE (tinkster23 @ 20/03/2012, 12:28 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So freaking hard to find!  I want cotton, not full briefs, normal knickers, in a 22-24.

Tell me you know where to find some!



Bodywise but they aren't cheap.

#12 Jaycy

Posted 22 March 2012 - 01:29 PM

QUOTE (71Cath @ 22/03/2012, 01:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I have found some at Best and Less recently.


Agree best and less is great for normal big girl knickers

#13 LouwithTwo

Posted 22 March 2012 - 01:34 PM

Not sure about sizing - but I do agree Best and Less have the best underwear.

#14 mummaorange

Posted 22 March 2012 - 01:36 PM

big w "allsorts" brand pack $9

#15 kellyellykiki

Posted 10 April 2012 - 01:38 AM

lisa lacies she has two stores in melbourne and a website you can buy online

#16 Franni

Posted 10 April 2012 - 07:49 AM

best and less always used to stock large hipster briefs

#17 fancie

Posted 10 April 2012 - 08:02 AM

QUOTE (mummaorange @ 22/03/2012, 02:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
big w "allsorts" brand pack $9



I second the Big W Allsorts pack.  Great value - lots and lots of knickers in the one pack.

#18 antsy

Posted 10 April 2012 - 08:06 AM

I bought some plus size bonds undies from Big W. It was about a year ago though so not sure if they still have them.

#19 Prime

Posted 10 April 2012 - 09:22 AM

I buy mine from Target. Size 20/22 black high cut briefs in a pack of 4-5. They are usually mixed in with the size 22/24.

#20 YellowKittyGlenn

Posted 03 June 2012 - 07:02 PM

All my undies are from best and less. I found them better then the target and kmart ones. Super comfy and cute designs as well.



#21 Belf

Posted 03 June 2012 - 07:07 PM

Another vote for best and less.

#22 daruma

Posted 03 June 2012 - 07:33 PM

I wear these ones in a 20.  They are super comfortable and although they are a full brief they are pretty.  The lacey bit is stretchy but holds my tummy a bit.  They are cotton where it counts! http://www.kayserlingerie.com.au/cotton-lace-full-brief

#23 Propaganda

Posted 03 June 2012 - 08:16 PM

Best and Less have some great plus-sized cotton underwear. They're not expensive and they don't look hideous. A lot of the range comes in smaller sizes too, but these are not simply bigger versions, and are cut to fit a fuller figure rather than simply being a bigger version of something designed to fit a size 8 body.

#24 tinkster23

Posted 12 June 2012 - 09:57 PM

Thanks for all the suggestions, I'll go check out best and less.  I found some in target that were ok, but have more on my list before baby comes.

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