The Wonderful World of Panties!
Greetings Dear Readers!
I hope you are well and wearing something pretty. First, a shout out to Nathan, who suggested a blog topic about lingerie. Thanks, Nathan. What a fun topic! Because the word “lingerie” covers such a large array of clothing, I’m going to limit this blog to the topic of panties – a topic I know you are all totally into, as am I.
The great majority of us got our start in cross-dressing with panties. A good number of us started by exploring mom’s or sister’s panty drawer and then progressed to buying our own. Some folks, once they are adults, limit themselves to underdressing under their everyday male clothing, while others of us progressed on to bras, hosiery, and finally outer clothing.
I was a late starter, having begun with underdressing in middle age. Do you remember the thrill of that first time you slipped into a pair of panties? I was so amazed by the choices. With men’s underwear, you have a choice of tighty whities or boxers. Of course, you could expand that to uh, tighty whities or boxers. Of course, you can also find male thongs, usually in, of all places, swimwear. With panties, you’ve got this amazing variety of styles, colors, and fabrics. Xdress/Body Aware has a huge selection, ranging from pretty grannies to bikinis, thongs, G-strings, tap pants, tangas – ah the list goes on! And the fabrics! Lace, satin, cotton, polyester. I’m all about comfort, and men’s underwear does not begin to measure up to the comfortable styles and fabrics of panties.
It’s interesting to me that, although I’ve been underdressing for many years now (I have one pair of men’s underwear that I wear for my annual physical with my very conservative doctor) that it is still a treat every morning to pick out the day’s panties. When I wore men’s underwear, I didn’t give a thought to the selection of underwear, as they all looked the same. Not so with panties. Every day it is fun to decide on what panties to wear. Is it like that for you?
Online panty shopping is the safest way to go, and Xdress/Body Aware panties are designed with the male physique in mind, in terms of the width of the gusset, which gives a very comfortable fit. It is also fun to go to the “other side of the store” and explore the panty section. I am very fortunate to have a very supportive wife, and we go panty shopping together. I find that shopping in stores appeals to my feminine side, plus it is just a bit risky, making it all the more fun. Part of the fun for me is wearing a very sexy pair of panties under my women’s jeans and nobody has a clue how hot I look under it all. Speaking of jeans, if you try on a pair of women’s skinny jeans, you’ll never go back to men’s jeans. I know, that’s off topic, but I just had to throw that in there.
Okay, so there are my thoughts on the topic. How about you? Are you a full-time panty wearer or limit it to weekends or special occasions? How old were you when you started underdressing? What are your favorite styles/fabrics? What is your preferred style of shopping – online or brick and mortar? Warm up those keyboards guys/gurls. You know I love hearing your stories.
I started wearing sister’s panties at an early age. Her underwear always felt better than mine. i continued slipping them out of the hamper and even wore them to school a few times. After I got married, I stopped wearing panties at all but still had the yearning to wear them. After I got divorced, I ended up buying a few and wearing them sporadically. After a while, I decided to throw away all my underwear and just wear panties. I now wear them 24/7 for the last 6 years. I have over 40 pair and even wear to doctor. I am much happier and they just make me feel and look better every day. i even wear nighties to bed now, So happy that I made the change.
I’ve been wearing panties every day for about 30 years. (70 now). Shortly after starting to wear I added camisoles every day. When my kids went off to college I expanded my feminine wardrobe to include a variety of women’s sleepwear and robes, pettipants, shapewear. tops, slips (short minidress, half and full; thigh highs and more. Finally, I started wearing a bra everyday which gave me great pleasure (so feminine). I love the feel of straps and band all day. Lately I have been wearing a bra with thin inserts, panty with liner, pettipants, camisole or short slip and women’s fragrance everyday. I am addicted with two dressers and a closet of women’s things.
I love wearing satin and lace panties and I love saying out loud that I WEAR PANTIES EVERY DAY. I wore a nice pink pair the last time I saw my dermatologist. My toenails were painted red along with two fingernails on my left hand. I also had a fresh shave under my arms the morning of my visit. My new dermatologist asked me to strip to my underwear, leaving me alone to do so. When he and his female nurse returned and opened my gown, I was impressed that they didn’t say anything out loud. He had to lower the panties, of course, but he didn’t treat the panties like they’d bite him, and he didn’t react to my pubic hair trim that leaves a skinny vertical strip of short hair from my belly button leading to a thin horizontal strip of very short hair atop my working parts, kind of like a mustache for the open minded. When he finished looking me over, taking his time to be thorough, he gave me a long, warm handshake while looking directly into my eyes. It wasn’t sensual or weird, it was as if he was supporting my celebrating my nonbinary self. I can’t describe how validated he made me feel. I felt kind of a glowing sensation of pride and acceptance from being acknowledged by someone I’d just met for the first time. Showing my true self comforts me and makes me feel pretty. I’ve decided never to wear ugly, uncomfortable boy boxers just to go to the doctor ever again. Wearing panties and painting my nails puts me exactly where I belong on the male/female spectrum, somewhere in the middle. Mixing boy and girl clothes shows who I am. No mixing genders when I go to bed, though. A pretty pink nightie covers everything for me then. No boy clothes at all in bed. Spaghetti straps rule between the sheets.
My life has completely changed in the last year since trying on my first pair of my girlfriends knickers. Unlocked a passion and confidence and embraced my feminine side. I tend to only wear knickers at the weekend as I work on a building site and my work trousers are low slung and always reveal underwear. Its a very toxic masculinity culture and I can’t imagine the grief I would get it I got seen in lace panties. Not quite ready to be the one breaking gender stereotypes on a building site!
I’m a panty wearer & have been steady for 16 years now.
I bought my first pair when I was 9 from 5 & dime store. Fell in Love the first time i put them on.
My panty collection now may make some women jealous. Over 200 pairs. LOVE them. Pink is my favorite color, polyester is my favorite fabric. I also wear bra’s, stockings, tights & Dresses. I LOVE my FEMININE side. Glad to know there are other men that Love them too.
I really Love picking out the pair for the day.
My GREATEST experience was the first time I wore a matching Bra & Panty set. I FELT PRETTY & that FEELING lasted all day. LOVED it.
Keep being free Y’LL
I’ve been underdressing for the past 15. It started by accident when I was 15 and accidentally grabbed a pair of my cousins panties from the dryer. I put them on and was instantly hooked. The feeling of the silk on my bottom was heaven. I had an embarrassing experience in college that made me regress for several years. I’m starting to find myself after the last year of being locked down, and now wear panties exclusively. I’m even starting to progress to full CD.
First GF gave me some m panties when I was 13 (I had been dressing since I was 6, she caught me).
At 19 I had been married about a month when my wife caught me. Next day she asked me why I had both m and g underwear. No answer for male underwear. That weekend we bought me a bunch of panties.
FT underdresser 19 to now 62.
After years of not wearing lingerie, I commenced again after getting married in my mid twenties. For a while my spouse permitted me to wear one of her black nylon nighties when we were intimate but she finally stopped me from using it. I then began dressing in nylon lingerie of hers and later of mine when she was not at home. Wearing nylon lingerie of all kinds made me feel and look sensual and very desirable. It transformed me into an alluring female persona who put on red lipstick, wore a black wig, and was dressed in nylon lingerie from my shoulders to my toes. I also purchased some attractive women’s sandals to wear when I dressed up. It was such an erotic experience when I reached my climax watching myself in the bathroom mirror. I felt like I was in seventh heaven.
Hey Adam, that’s part of what I like, that the boys fall out occasionally, it’s part of the risk element for me. (A bit like “panty peek”) I know what you mean about the VS, I got some of the corded lace Brazilian panties in several colors. So sexy and girlie but I do suffer from “fallout” occasionally. I just do a bit of a shuffle and adjustment, and carry on.
I do like my panties skimpy and minimal, and generally recognize the styles that will hold everything in place for the best part. But occasionally I just see some panties like the VS corded lace Brazilians, and can’t resist how sexy they are, never mind the consequences, I’ve just got to have them.
One of the nice things about wearing panties is that it’s all about what we love to wear, whether it’s women’s lace panties of men’s lace panties. I have to say though, that I’ve never looked forward to putting on men’s underwear, but I look forward to putting on girlie lace panties every day.
I agree with Jeremy that there is something extra sexy about wearing real women’s panties, and I have a few VS, but unless they are really big granny panties, they really do not fit at all with a back that is too high and narrow crotch, Its a little uncomfortable when the boys pop out of the leg openings as inevitably they do, and if wearing thin trousers or pants, it can be embarrassing. So most of my panties come from Xdress as I know they will fit and they still look like women’s panties with the added advantage many of then have pouches which show of my masculinity while at the same time being feminine. Its quite an erotic juxtaposition.
I love wearing girlie lace panties. I started young, around 8 years old. I have been wearing panties on and off my whole life you could say. I made the transition during the last year to wear panties fulltime. I have now thrown out my entire drawer full of men’s undies, and replaced them with various styles and colors, mainly lace panties, but some microfiber g strings and boyleg.
To me it’s about wearing women’s panties, not lace panties designed for men, and I like my panties as girlie as possible, mostly lace Brazilians and g strings. I like the way they fit, not perfectly, and the way they feel, sexy.
The variety is endless so get to wear whatever I want, whenever I want. I have had girlfriends embrace this, and that’s the best ever. Nothing like pantie swapping. It’s never been about bras or outer clothing for me, I occasionally wear stockings and suspenders, but it’s the panties that are my favorite item of clothing.
I’m so confident wearing them that I recently went to the doctors and had a microfiber g string on. I had to remove my trousers to have a dressing done on my leg, and the nurse could see everything, not lace panties, but very obviously a girlie g string. In some ways, i wish I’d worn a pink lace g string, next time.
This is a very good blog! COVID restrictions has increased the ability to wear panties on a daily basis but unfortunately I am not able to wear everyday. I first started in my early 20’s when my GF left a pair behind and I pout them on for the first time. I got out of them before heading to work but rushed home at lunch to put them back on and wore them the remainder of the day. From that moment on, I was hooked! The feeling of the satin for the first time still brings a rush of adrenaline just thinking about it. I loved the Kelly green satin with the black lace trim and the black bow on the front. I look for these features on most all purchases now as it just completes the femininity of the product. I like a lot of different styles but my favorite is satin. It is just so comfortable and sexy and again, the adrenaline rush that hits while typing this is exhilarating. Lace is probably second. I like the Cheeky Satin Panties in all colors, the lace Brazilian Panties too along with their matching bras. I stay away from cotton as it is just too ordinary and not as sexy as the other fabrics. As for shopping, I have invested a lot of money with XDress in the last 8 months because it is an easy site to order from. The panties and bras come in discreet packaging and it is simple the order. COVID put a damper on shopping in person but when I do, its usually VS. Their staff is very supportive of the XDress community. I bought a nice faux crystal garter belt there last week which matched my XDress res satin hipsters and bra perfectly!
I to wear panties everyday. My biggest problem is finding any that I like the fit. Most I find in department stores are size 5 and just don’t fit tight enough. So I have found that girls sizes are just right.
Terry, it was good to read that a 68 year former USMC member also wears panties. I too wore panties during my military career. While stationed over seas for 3 years, my ex would send me her nylon panties to wear. Her panties had a double layer of nylon in the crotch (no cotton in the lining back then) and I always kept my privates shaved to enhance the feeling of the nylon . I think some of my friends suspect that I wear panties but are not sure. I think it is cool that you have no problemss in letting others see your panties sticking out from your jeans. Good for you!
Roxanne, I also love nylon panties. Growing up, mom & both sisters all wore nylon panties. Back in the day, they did not have the cotton lining they have now day’s in the crotch of their panties. They had a double layer of nylon in the crotch. With very little pubic hair at the time, I LOVED feeling that nylon on my prviates. For that very reason, I always REMOVE the cotton lining from my panties prior to wearing to this very day! I would even find sisters panties in the clothes hamper and would wear them to school now & then. As far as crotchless panties, I would buy them for my g/f back when Fredreick’s of Hollywood was still around. Regardless if they were crotchless or not, she would always wear her panties to bed and we both enjoyed it.
Geoffrey, I agree, it is so comforting to slip on a fresh pair of nylon panties with lace trim around the waist & leg openings. Especially when they are in pink and have a bow in the center waist.
Highly recommend the Lace Crotchless Heart Panty! So much fun! I have worn them to be in bed but not to sleep (wink!).
I began wearing panties at age 10 after finding my mother’s silk panties in the clothes hamper and that gradually led to a progression to desiring to look and feel more feminine by wearing other kinds of lingerie. The second step in my secret world was to purchase an underwire 38 B bra with pretty lace and one that matched with my cute black nylon lace panties. That lingerie combination commenced a rapid unquenchable desire to purchase and collect more and more nylon lingerie. These purchases included short and long slips, full length nighties and matching robes, teddies, camisoles, vintage RHT Hanes stockings, nylon slippers, and open toed sandals. More to continue later.
Do any of you like to wear crotchless panties.? If so, do you wear them to bed? My wife and I buy matching crotchless panties and they add a something special to our intimacy.
Having been a veteran nylon panty wearer, I was disappointed that nylon was not mentioned as a fabric Of choice at the beginning of the conversation. For me nylon lingerie is soooo soft and soooo feminine.
Panties! What a wonderful clothing invention. It seems like you just can not get enough of them. I know, i have almost 100 pairs. But seriously, the panty is a great clothing item and the feel against your body is truly amazing. I have been in panties for many years, and still to this day I am a proud panty wearer. During the times we are living in, wearing panties is a stress reliever and gives you that feminine good feeling. There is nothing more satisfying than slipping on a fresh panty after a long day, i hope of course you were wearing a panty during your day. Changing into a fresh one is most pleasant and relaxing. It is really sad that male sissy panties are not a more common clothing item. The feel, fabric, color patterns and style are just so perfect. For us XD males, it is a wonderful world!!!
I have been a panty wearer for a few years, I couldn’t deny myself any longer and put on a pair of my wifes and asked her how she liked them on me? When the shock wore off, it evolved into her taking me panty shopping. Having a mask on these days is a nuisance, but takes some of the recognizable issues out of shopping at the neighborhood store. Mind you, I don’t care, but I have a public job and need to be mondful.
I’ve bought 3 bras, my wife suggested forms. I bought some beautiful ones, she surprised me with some smaller ones, of which she approves. Baby steps. My wardrobe is growing, I have 7 dresses, a skirt, a drawer full of beautiful panties-mostly bikini, some brief. I have some xdress nylons with garter, and a few pairs of shoes. I cant wait to go out, I need a wig and learn make up tips. I’d go today if I were ready. Lastly, it’s fun when she “catches me” dressing up, I ended up getting my bottom paddled real good. I’m wearing matching bra and panties now with a dress. I hope she catches me again this morning!
I am writing to say how wonderful my fiesta lace panty looks and feels. Subtly revealing behind the gorgeous grey lace trimmed in red. So delightful and so soft on my skin. Tantalising and gorgeous.
I prefer the term manties but tomato/tomato.
Why should women have all the fun?
I was a wearer of panties for many years because I was unaware of Body Aware and XDress. I used to shop at VS, Walmart (yes, Walmart) and Sona as they all have a variety of styles and fabrics. My favorites are the hipsters and the cheeky or boy shorts. When I found Body Aware, I was very pleased with the selection but sometimes disappointed by the inventory (STILL WAITING FOR THE GLOSSY SATIN TANGA) and I posted a comment on their blog and Dave directed me to this site. Inventory is good and they offer a few more styles, including the hipster! So glad to have found this site! My new manties are coming tomorrow along with my first bra!
I love wearing seductive panties, thongs and g-strings. Especially in lace which give that tantalising appearance irrespective of their colour.
For me personally, when you wear sexy underwear you have to be smooth shaven. It looks amazing and feels amazing too.