Sexy Period Panties

By: Emilie Branchin Feminizzle


Welcome to the latest in period technology... “Sexy” period technology. The innovative minds over at sexyperiod.com have invented underwear that soaks up your menstrual blood; think panties with a built in pad. The underwear is apparently leak-proof (the padding extends throughout) and the site claims it’s comfortable. It’s also the cutest diaper I’ve ever seen. The advertising copy is a bit over the top: “Always chic, always sexy, you rule the city. Whether you’re heading out dancing with the girls or getting dressed up for a movie night in, Friday Night Fabulous™ is what you’re wearing. We searched high and low to find a lace waistband that is super stretchy and lies flat on your skin (no muffin tops allowed!).”

It’s meant to be used as a back up to a pad or tampon (there’s a disclaimer at the end) so I don’t imagine it to be that thick. It’s nice that there’s a leak-proof panty out there (Is there anything worse than a period stain?) but give us a break with the sexy ruler of the city thing. An article on Gawker this morning took it one step further, when they wrote “As far as ‘body functions I do not care about sexualizing’ go, ‘sexy period’ is right up there with ‘sexy Krebs Cycle’and 'sexy popping a zit.’ "

 


Welcome to the latest in period technology... “Sexy” period technology. The innovative minds over at sexyperiod.com have invented underwear that soaks up your menstrual blood; think panties with a built in pad. The underwear is apparently leak-proof (the padding extends throughout) and the site claims it’s comfortable. It’s also the cutest diaper I’ve ever seen. The advertising copy is a bit over the top: “Always chic, always sexy, you rule the city. Whether you’re heading out dancing with the girls or getting dressed up for a movie night in, Friday Night Fabulous™ is what you’re wearing. We searched high and low to find a lace waistband that is super stretchy and lies flat on your skin (no muffin tops allowed!).”

It’s meant to be used as a back up to a pad or tampon (there’s a disclaimer at the end) so I don’t imagine it to be that thick. It’s nice that there’s a leak-proof panty out there (Is there anything worse than a period stain?) but give us a break with the sexy ruler of the city thing. An article on Gawker this morning took it one step further, when they wrote “As far as ‘body functions I do not care about sexualizing’ go, ‘sexy period’ is right up there with ‘sexy Krebs Cycle’and 'sexy popping a zit.’ "

 

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