Y’all ever sat down and thought “what would my life be like if I knew everything there was to know about panties?” Nope? Ok, well, then you haven’t. Okay, we’ll accept that, but we’re still going to fill your beautiful brain with all sorts of panty facts from the ether. Ladies, it’s time to make some space in that old headspace of yours for some brand new, brain-bending knowledge. Read on for panty facts you never knew until you knew.
“Underwear has been used to make stylish fashion statements. For example, in 1780, Marie Antoinette shocked France by wearing chemise dresses to the court. Previously, chemise dresses were worn only as underwear.”
“Italian women cheer for the New Year by wearing red underwear! Yes, it’s considered lucky. These Italian women wear their best panties to start the year on a good and lucky note!”
“Did you know that women didn’t wear any underwear until much later than men? It was considered incongruous for them to wear anything in between their legs. But in the 19th-century women wore thick petticoats to protect themselves from cold breezes.“
“After impersonating himself as a chimney sweep, a 14-year old boy snuck into Queen Victoria’s Buckingham palace and ran away with her panties.”
“The world’s most luxurious and expensive panty is a chastity belt that costs $20,000! Unbelievable right? Jeweller Uwe Koetter created a diamond, gold and pearl chastity for a private customer worth $20,000! We’re still counting the number of tacos we could’ve got if he had that much money!”
“Studies have shown that over $30 billion is spent on underwear each year! Woah!”
“10-year-old Jack Singer of New York City wore 215 panties simultaneously on 13th June 2010, set a panty wearing world record!”
“Panty raids were a super popular American college prank during the 1950s. In this prank, basically, large groups of boys would secretly invade the dorms of girls’ hostels to steal panties. They would later put them on display as an award for a victorious raid! Ugh seriously, men will be men!”
“A pair of Queen Victoria’s underwear, starring yards of cream and white fabric and her embroidered VR initials, recently got sold at an auction for $14,500.”
“Before air conditioning, many people had an easy solution for keeping the panty cool: simply, storing their panty in the freezer.”
“Long knitted undergarments also known as “long johns” were originally worn by a bare-knuckled boxer named John L. Sullivan in the late 1800s. These were named long Johns after his name(John L. Sullivan) He wore long woollen drawers while boxing in cold weather.”
So intriguing right? Haha, That’s all ladies. These are a few fascinating pieces of information about panties that you never know!