A number of different types of underwear or undergarments serves a unique range of purposes. People wear underwear for modesty, to protect outerwear from bodily fluids, to conform to social norms and to keep warm, according to Wikipedia.Continue Reading
Underwear can refer to any garments worn under an exterior layer of clothes but is most frequently used in American English as shorthand for garments that cover the genitalia, such as boxer shorts and panties. These garments are primarily worn for comfort and to protect the outer clothing from urine and feces. In the case of men, they may be worn to stabilize the testicles and keep them in place. Brassieres serve a similar function for women. Underwear may also be worn to stimulate sexual interest. Edible underwear is an example intended solely for the purpose of erotic play, notes Wikipedia.
Long underwear or long johns are used to preserve bodily warmth in cold conditions. A thin T-shirt may be worn under outer clothes for the purpose of protecting exterior shirts from perspiration stains. Certain types of undergarments are used to discreetly alter body shape, such as girdles and corsets. Certain religions, such as Judaism and Sikhism, prescribe the wearing of certain undergarments at certain times.Learn more about Clothing
American Eagle Outfitters sells casual American clothing for men and women; it carries denim jeans and shorts for both genders, skirts and dresses for women, and accessories such as socks and underwear. In addition to these clothes, American Eagle has seasonal clothing such as bathing suits, hats and gloves, and jackets. It has clothing accessories too, including jewelry, sunglasses and shoes.Full Answer >
The newest iteration of Early Winters, Sahalie, sells a range of contemporary casual and outdoor apparel for women. The company also offers a line of shoes and accessories that coordinate with the apparel line.Full Answer >
Polyester is much warmer than cotton and in cold weather, cotton should not be worn close to the body, particularly in undergarments. Cotton does not hold heat well when it is dry and when it is damp or has absorbed body moisture, it will allow heat to move right through.Full Answer >
Spanx is a brand of shapewear hosiery and undergarments created by American entrepreneur Sara Blakely. Spanx are known for their firm control properties, contributing to a smooth appearance along the legs and backside when the undergarments are worn under one's clothing.Full Answer >