Are Thongs Going out of Style?

Michelle Scanga

Before you get your panties in a bunch, keep reading. Underwear preference is just that: a preference. You should wear what makes you feel comfortable, and that’s that. But, when you’re looking at the favored style from a sales report, the winner is clear. According to The New York Times, thongs are falling in popularity against granny panties.

Research company NPD Group has the proof, reporting that sales of thongs have decreased 7% over the last year, while sales of fuller styles—briefs, boy shorts, and high-waisted briefs—have grown a collective 17%.  

So, are thongs out of style? Will you ditch the barely there undies for full coverage? Sound off with your thoughts in the comments below, and head here to read the entire “​Young Women Say No to Thongs” article.  

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