Underwear designed to be worn by women and girls are called Panties. They cover the crotch area and are worn below the waist and are made of gears including elastic waistband, a crotch panel covering the genital area (is usually made of material with absorbing property such as cotton), and a pair of leg openings which are also made of elastic. Materials used for manufacturing panties are chosen with utmost care as they serve for the delicate regions of body. Manufacturers habitually choose breathable materials for fabricating panties. The materials used in making panties ranges from cotton, nylon, silk and satin. G-strings, thongs, boy shorts, bikini, hipster, tanga, classic briefs, control briefs, high-cut briefs are few of its types. The exciting borders, tempting patterns on the panties leave the customers intoxicated.
Some of the leading world brands have come up in manufacturing this particular lingerie imparting more of quality and class to it. With passage of time the design of panties has improvised a lot. Though earlier they were supposed to cover the lower half of the female form, the modern panties are either very short, and are far more revealing providing a sensual look over functionality.