Lingerie is something that is linked to women. Men are usually known as practical human beings that you would not see them looking for luxurious undergarments. Underwear and nightwear fall under lingerie. However, they are not the type that you can see on department stores. Lingerie usually has their own clothing boutique and it is well-designed and sexy compared to typical undergarments. Even though this type of apparel can not be flaunted and tend to be costly, wearing lingerie is said to have some benefits to women.
The common notion why women wear lingerie is to attract men. It is worn to boost the excitement between partners. Today, there are other more personal reasons that a woman considers for owning this apparel. Flattering and beautifully crafted lingerie has a positive effect on the mind and body.
Lingerie like corsets, bustier, brassiere, thongs and g-string are tight when worn and enhance the shape of the body. They do not only make a person wearing them look better but also add confidence and self-esteem to that person. Lingerie is also meant to make women feel comfortable.
Besides the basic items bras and panty, half slip can be worn on top of the aforementioned more intimate underwear. It is more suitable when wearing dresses and skirts. It is used to create more depth for thin dresses so intimate apparels would not be visible, to preserve fine fabric from perspiration and to protect the skin from wool or other rough material. Lingerie is not only applicable for young and people with thin body. It will actually give more benefit to those with curvy and saggy figures. It can offer instant slimming effect and can tighten loose skin which probably an effect of aging.
Owning lovely pieces that are worn under the clothes is one way for women to please themselves. If the undergarment you are wearing makes you feel sexy, then it is definitely lingerie.