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The Best Underwear for Women

Best Underwear for Women
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Good underwear is the foundation of a good day — what use is a nice outfit when you don’t feel comfortable and supported under your clothes? To help you find the best ones (briefs and thongs and boy shorts, yes, but also bras and slips), we’ve compiled all of our underwear coverage in one place. Consider it your undergarments HQ.

The Best Underwear for Women

We talked to 15 women (including stylists, rappers, designers, and Amber Rose) about the best underwear, from thongs to boy shorts.

The Best Underwear for Women, According to Amazon Reviewers

If you want to do all of your underwear shopping on Amazon, go for the ones with the best reviews (of course). We went in search of the most highly touted thongs, G-strings, briefs, and more.

The Underwear Worn by All the Famous People

Wondering what your favorite stars wear under all of their tight dresses and leggings? Costume designer Alison Freer knows exactly what they are.

Famous People on Their Favorite Underwear

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Ever wonder about Emma Watson’s favorite underwear? What about Rihanna’s? We tracked down the underwear that famous people have gone on the record about.

The Best Long Underwear

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In the frigid cold, nothing beats long underwear for keeping you toasty. We spoke to 15 women who know about the cold about what they choose to wear under their clothes.

The Most Comfortable Slip

In case you’re looking for a slip to wear under your tight-fitting skirts, here’s a flattering one that costume designer Alison Freer tipped us off to.

The Best Bras, According to Stylish Women

If we’re talking undergarments, we have to include bras. To find the very best ones, we talked to a dozen strongly opinionated women about the versions that give them the most support.

The Best Pregnancy Bra

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Pregnancy bras can be tricky — they need to be comfortable enough while giving proper support. Writer Kase Wickman found one from True & Co. that she loves (and several of you agree).

The Best Strapless Bra for Big Boobs

Large-busted women can have a hard time finding a good strapless bra, but writer Nora Whelan says the Wacoal is the very best.

The Best Sports Bras (According to Sport and Size)

Having the right bra becomes even more important once you start factoring in physical activity — we talked to several experts about what sports bra to get depending on your bust size and sport.

The Best Lingerie

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If you’re looking for “sexy” underwear, our guide to the best lingerie for women (in which we spoke to 11 about their favorites) is a good place to start.

The Best See-through Lingerie

Lingerie can be a great tool to bring some spice to the bedroom — so great in fact that the writer who discovered this Only Hearts bodysuit was so aroused, she opted to remain anonymous.

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The Best Underwear for Women