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I consider myself to be somewhat of a seamless underwear aficionado. Back when Commando introduced this new-fangled solution to visible panty lines, I promptly gave up on thongs and never looked back. I’ve tried basically every brand’s seamless underwear styles since, which is why I’m now ride or die for Chantelle’s Soft Stretch Panties.
Here’s the thing: Chantelle’s seamless underwear come in just one size, fitting an extra small to a large (which, yes, does exclude a lot of sizes). I’m a true medium, and when I was handed these seemingly tiny underthings, I pretty much LOL’d. But they fit. And if your body expands throughout the day (yes) or the month (yes), they still fit. Comfortably. As in, no pinching.
In fact, the folks at Chantelle have found that pregnant women actually swear by these because they don’t dig in anywhere, and they grow with a woman’s body well. If this underwear is comfy enough for someone carrying a growing human being inside of her, it’s good enough for me, a non-pregnant woman who maybe just had a big lunch.
Chantelle underwear isn’t cheap; at three for $45 (or $18 each), they’re not your average mall store multipack. But they’re light and luxe-feeling, the fabric is moisture-wicking, and with no seams in the front or the back, they don’t show under anything. They come in six colors (three neutral, three brights) in a bikini, hipster, or full brief cut. Plus, they have a thong coming this summer, if you’re into that sort of thing.