10 Pretty High-Waisted Undies That Are Actually Comfy & Supportive
When I say "comfortable and supportive undies," do you immediately think of outdated "granny panties"? If so, you're about to be schooled in a major undies movement happening right now. Personally, I'm not a huge fan of itty-bitty undies that ride up, bunch up, and tear up after a few washes, but I often find myself buying them because the alternatives can be baggy and really lacking in style. This round-up of pretty, high-waisted undies that are actually comfy and supportive will help any anti-tiny-thong gals find some intimates they'll feel good in and actually want to show off.
Seriously, I can prove that panties don't have to be almost non-existent in order to be no-show under your tightest outfits. I also found supportive pairs with smooth fabrics that won't ride up, even when you're spending the day on-the-go and staying active. Just as with other articles of clothing, such as denim, tailored pants, and distressed shorts, high-waist fits are officially mainstream, and they're here to stay. Now, head to your underwear drawer and ditch any old pairs that have you feeling less-than-thrilled when you slip them on. You don't have to settle for just supportive, just comfortable, or just stylish. Get all three with these adorable and heavenly-feeling undies that'll have you loving your full-coverage panty life.
Retro Lace Bikini With No-Show Edges For Line-Free Outfits
This 'modest rise' lace bikini has soft, non-binding edges that take away the appearance of visible panty lines that can totally ruin the look of your new favorite party dress. The lace is stretchy to fit comfortably over any shape, while also giving you a pretty intimates style to slip into. (Insider tip: One user recommends line-drying these panties to keep their lace in its best possible shape.)
Full-Coverage Cotton Brief That Looks Smooth
This classic brief panty gets a sleek upgrade from see-through mesh paneling in the front. It's made with cotton to give you comfort and breathability all day long, and a full-coverage fit in the back makes sure the fabric doesn't ride up or bunch together during the day. Users give these undies a high rating for fitting well and looking incredibly smooth — which is a definite rarity when wearing any kind of mesh or lace detailing under clothes.
Microfiber Brief Panty With A Wide, Non-Digging Waistband
If you agree that there's nothing more uncomfortable than a tight waistband that digs into the skin underneath your jeans, then this microfiber brief will be your new go-to. The lightweight, silky fabric feels smooth against the skin, and these undies are machine washable, so you'll be able to easily toss this pair in with your laundry. They're a little less than 20 percent spandex for a stretchy fit that's still supportive, and one user said she loved that they're super comfortable and don't feel like they're cutting off her waist. She said, "I've been using these undies for a couple years now and hope they never stop making them."
Pretty Silk & Lace High-Rise Panty For Support And Style
This mocha-colored panty is just plain pretty, and it also features a soft, silky material where it counts. The high-rise lace waist proves that sexy doesn't have to mean uncomfortable. Users give these underwear high ratings for how well they hold up after being washed, in addition to how great they feel when they're on. One user said these undies were seriously worth it for her, and she even said, "They are sexy yet very supportive... You will not be sorry that your treated yourself and ordered these!"
Breathable Stretch Brief For Stylish Comfort
This pair of undies with a spandex blend has an extra-soft waistband that's wide for custom-feeling fit and stretch. It has a lace trim around the thighs that adds a sexy detail to the full-coverage cut, while the back provides support that looks seamless under clothes. These can easily be worn under anything, from your favorite pair of distressed shorts to a T-shirt dress.
For More Coverage While Still Sporting Thongs, Try High Waisted
OnGossamer Hi Cut Thong (Sizes S-L), $12-$16, Amazon
If you find yourself absolutely needing a thong, this is the one you want to buy. Users praise it for being invisible and way more comfortable than the typical model. It has an edgy mesh lining with cute scalloped detailing on the waist and inner thighs, so you won't be sacrificing a bit of style for a high-waist support.
Stretchy Boyshorts That Won't Bunch Up In The Wrong Places
If you prefer a boyshorts cut when it comes to your underwear, you may have grown accustomed to them bunching up a few hours into the day. This stretchy pair with a full coverage and a lace trim offers a great amount of stretch—and its waist won't glide out of place and cause discomfort. One user gave these panties top ratings for not feeling constricting, unlike other pairs she's owned.
Spandex Undies With An Eye-Catching Floral & Lace Design
This floral and lace panty comes with a unique and eye-catching design that rivals any fancy and uncomfortable lingerie. Their cotton crotch helps you avoid any irritating scratching caused by moisture on the fabric, and their nylon and spandex blend helps them glide on smoothly and lay flat beneath your clothes.
Seamless Panty That Stays Put All Day
Seamless undies are a complete lifesaver when it comes to eliminating panty lines. This is an all-day panty because it hits you at your natural waist for comfort, and it's made with a smooth and stretchy fabric that stays put — no matter what you have on your schedule. One user swears by these undies as the best pair she's ever worn, and she even recommends them for working out.
High Waist Briefs With Lace Panels For Added Thigh Comfort
Lace panels in these high waist panties are placed around the thigh to add a cute and feminine detail, allowing for more comfortable thigh movement when you walk. These also feature a full-coverage fit in the back, keeping your booty happy after you've been wearing them all day.
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