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Redefining “Sexy” – What’s up with the high-waisted knickers?

11 Oct

I had a really inconvenient experience yesterday in a swimming hall shower room. I was taking a shower before entering the pool area and put on my bikini – a high-waisted bikini bottom and Freya “Hello Sailor” bikini top. I thought “This is going well, no one has looked at me weirdly yet.” UNTIL, I had a feeling of two eyes staring at me from the other side of the room. It was a little girl, pre-puberty had just hit her clearly and she stared at me with amazement. In the moment I crossed her gaze she turned to her friend and whispered something to her “very” discreetly. I got another gaze and felt like I was about to scream “Yo, u little bitches, I’m damn hot in my high-waisted panties, deal with it!” 

I’m sorry, I called 11-year-olds “bitches” but I assure you, they can be quite cruel and rude to their peers and apparently to older people as well. The shamelessness. Anyways, the point is that those girls’ reactions were something I had expected. Which is kind of sad cause I honestly think my panties are hot as hell. BUT why is it that high-waisted briefs are regarded granny panties in today’s world?


To me, high-waisted briefs are actually the ultimate essence of hotness. Look at just Parfait’s bestseller Charlotte! Damn sexy and nowhere near granny. To me these panties represent the glamour feel of 50’s, the era when a high-waisted knicker was more of an essential piece of underwear than a piece worn by only a small group of women. 


Though I can’t wear What Katie Did’s bras I can still lust after their french knickers! These panties just have that something… Besides the looks highwaisted knickers are also extremely comfy. I’m not the most proud of my tummy area and I love how they hide it and keep the cookie pouch controlled. Also they make wearing tights a bit less lumpy!


Above: Huit “Icone” and eLai “Bijou


Also high-waisted knickers can give some underwear the right fun twist they need. I love how Claudette takes a sexy suspender brief to another level by the amazing colour combo and the high-rise cut. 

What do you think of high-waisted panties? Do you regard them more sexy than granny panties, or vice versa?

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