Amazing Underwear Facts!!


Underwear Facts

Percentage of Men who…
Prefer Briefs: 41%
Prefer Boxer Briefs: 27%
Prefer Trunks: 14%
Prefer Boxers: 12%
Prefer Thongs: 4%
Prefer Other Styles: 2%
Percentage of Women who…
Prefer Bikini Briefs: 37%
Prefer Briefs: 23%
Thongs: 19%
Boyshorts: 17%
Prefer Other Styles: 4%
*Based on a sample size of 125,000

· In 1991, the average bra size in the United States was 34B; today it’s 36C.

· Married men change their underwear twice as often as single men.

· Italians wear red,  Argentineans wear pink, and Brazilians wear brand new underwear on New Years Eve

· The loincloth is both the simplest and the most popular form of underwear. It was probably the first undergarment worn by human beings.

· Bras did not exist until 1913 when Mary Phelps Jacob tied two handkerchiefs together with ribbon. In 1928, Maidenform introduced modern cup sizes.

· In 1935, the first men’s briefs appeared. They had a Y-shaped front and overlapping fly on knitted drawers and came in both short and long styles.

· Panty hose, which combined panties and hose into one garment, made their first appearance in 1959, invented by Glen Raven Mills of North Carolina. The company later introduced seamless panty hose in the 1965, spurred by the popularity of the miniskirt.

· The thong first gained popularity in Brazil, in the 1980s as a swimsuit style. By the 1990s, thong underwear became popular and today it is one of the fastest selling styles.


3 responses to “Amazing Underwear Facts!!

  1. Have to disagree about your Thong comment. The truth is that the thong’s first public U.S. appearance was at the 1939 World’s Fair when New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia mandated that the city’s nude dancers cover themselves. And fashion designer Rudi Gernreich has been credited with introducing the first thong bikini in 1974. Fredricks sold their first thong in 1980

  2. i dont think that briefs are the most prefered
    i think that boxer briefs are the way to go

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