Aside from that tattered—but beloved—college tee you sleep in every night, the second most-worn item(s) in your dresser is underwear. Unless you prefer to go commando (which, you do you), you probably have a panty collection that ranges from "it's that time of the month" grey briefs to "it's our anniversary" lingerie. You need different underpinning styles depending on the occasion or outfit, right? Right. Like with most everyday pieces in your wardrobe, your thong and brief stash needs to be replenished frequently (every six months to a year, to be precise). Now that you have an excuse to stock up, check out 2020's best styles, from the flirty to the plain and the luxe to the affordable. The options ahead are the crème de la crème of undergarments, so you can find exactly what you need for any type of activity.
This trio of mesh back panties promises a little coverage but not so much. The low rise sits on the hips if you're not a fan of super high-waisted briefs and we love the color offerings, too.
We love the minty green hue of this high-waist brief from Rihanna's Savage X Fenty line. The subtle yellow florals and lace on the sides give this undergarment a sweet but sexy vibe.
This red gingham print underwear is best described as sweet and feminine. Wear with the matching bra, which has zero padding.
Everyone needs a pair of beige underwear they can pull on at a moment's notice under too-sheer clothing. This mid-rise brief is made from tencel, a fabric that feels like a combination of silk and cotton.
Girlfriend's new "Everyday GF collection" includes underwear and socks made from recycled plastic bottles for your loungewear days. The panties promise no VPL (visible panty lines) and are moisture-wicking too.
If you're looking for a special occasion underwear that is basically lingerie, this is our pick. The lace piece is lined with soft tulle on the inside while the outside is made of silk satin for that luxurious look. Check out the underwear's back for a cheeky detail.
Commando's known for its buttery soft and line-free undergarments under clothes, so this underwear is perfect if you're wearing a tight dress or pair of pants and want to avoid VPL.
You can always count on Fleur du Mal to create the dreamiest undergarments. This light blue, low-rise thong is made from sheer stretch tulle and embroidered with satin lilies for an artistic finish.
Richer Poorer's loungewear pieces are amazingly soft and cozy, so you can expect the same for its undergarments. This pair of high-cut briefs is great for wearing alone or under your terry sweat shorts.
Before you start investing in luxury underwear, you need the basics. Madewell's pack of three cotton undies are super soft and come in bright prints that will stand out in your drawers.
It's amazing what two extra pieces of string will do for your undergarment. This instantly makes the piece sexier and draws attention to your hips. You can wear it as lingerie or as an everyday piece because treat yourself.
This copper-color pair of panties is made from a blend of silk so soft, it'll feel invisible on your skin. If you're all about quality over quantity, you'll want to invest in a few pair of these because nothing else will do.
According to reviews, this pack of underwear fits well, are durable, and even stands up to the comfort test if you're hiking outdoors. If you're looking for affordable basic undies, add these to your checkout cart now.
For those who love scallop designs, this mid-rise underwear is for you. The sexy detail complements the semi-sheer and high-cut leg details of this undie.
If you're a no to thongs or other cheeky underwear, go for a full-coverage boy short from Kim Kardashian's Skims line. This pair of undie has quick-drying properties and stretch technology for a comfortable fit.
Morgan Lane's got your Monday through Sunday underwear game covered with this pack of seven pair undies. The emojis make it easily distinguishable from the rest of your black undergarments and give your undies a fun design twist. We're team eggplant.
It's that time of the month and you're looking for an underwear that's leak proof. Enter: Ruby Love. The company makes period underwear that looks like your regular pair of briefs, but Ruby Love's selections give you extra protection.
The Savage X Fenty undergarments don't stay in stock for long, so if you see something you like, buy it on the spot. We're staking our claim on a pair of these logo-covered panties.
As with beige or black, a pair of white underwear is essential to your undergarments collection. This Hanky Panky stretchy lace thong is made from recycled fibers and will look invisible under even your most clingy dress.
Working out is less of a nuisance when you don't have to worry about uncomfortable underwear. Lululemon's pack of three "namastay" hipsters are lightweight, sweat-wicking, and stays put no matter what activity you're doing.
The tie-dye mania has made its way into underwear too. Fans of Aerie's six for $25 deal will want to add this blue thong to their shopping cart.
We're fans of mesh underwear because they feel like a second skin. Love Stories offers three cool printed pairs in its pack of mesh undies, which sets you up for success.
This lace design is an original from ThirdLove and has a mid-rise fit that shows a little bit of cheek. The sturdy elastic waistband will keep the underwear from moving around as you walk.
You don't need colorful underwear to make you excited about the style. We love the delicate and pretty scalloped waistband and design on the front of this pair of neutral-hued panties.
This underwear is made in Italy (fancy) and will immediately draw your eyes towards it because of the bright red color. Slip this on and you'll feel confident and strong in tackling the day's goals.
Revive your older stash of cotton briefs with this set from H&M. Their no-fuss designs make them practical everyday options.
Nubian Skin offers inclusive nude undergarments, so if you haven't found the right shade for you yet check this pair of undies out. Once you find the perfect match, you'll never turn back.
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