Some analysts have encouraged people with above-average libido to change their underwear more often than on average due to hygienic problems from by-products such as cow fluid and vaginal lubrication. I told him that I had tried them once, in Rome, the day I went through a Liz Taylor movie — and I didn't like them because they made me too confident. Trends Some people choose not to wear panties, a practice sometimes called “going commando” to allow their outerwear (especially those that are form-fitting) to look more flattering to avoid creating a panty line because they find it sexually exciting, or because they see no need for them. In various, mainly tropical cultures, the traditional men's dress can still consist of a single piece of clothing under the waist or none at all, with underwear as an option, including the Indian dhoti and lungi, or the Scottish kilt. For added support and protection during sports, men often wear tighter fitting underwear, including jockstraps and jockstraps with cup pocket and mug. They are used to prevent outer clothing from being contaminated or damaged by physical excretions, to reduce the friction of the outerwear against the skin, to shape the body and to hide or support parts of it. First they were called pairs of bodies, which refers to a stiffened decorative bodice worn on another bodice stiffened with buckram, reeds, pipes, whale bones or other materials. In the United States, women's underwear can be called delicacies due to the recommended washing machine cycle or because, simply put, they are sensitive. The union suit was the forerunner of Long Johns, a two-piece garment that consisted of a long-sleeved top and long trousers, possibly named after the American boxer John L. They prevent outer clothing from being polluted by sweat, urine, sperm, faeces, vaginal discharge and menstrual blood, women brasiere support the breasts, and men's briefs serve the same function for the male genitals. Women can wear sports bras that provide greater support, increasing comfort and reducing the likelihood of damage to the ligaments of the chest during high-impact exercises such as jogging. Worn by women's upper body brassiere bra, sports bra usually consists of two cups for the breasts, a middle plate (gore), a band running around the upper body under the bust, and a shoulder strap for each side. Without underwear separating the genitals from the outerwear, one can call going commando, free-balling for men or free-buffing for women. The sale of dirty panties, sometimes worn for several days, and sometimes adapted with requested spots, is a significant niche in the field of sex work. Men's braies and hoses were eventually replaced by simple cotton, silk or linen drawers, which were mostly knee-length trousers with a button flap at the front. Maebari A kind of strapless Japanese loincloth used as a female underwear dress covering the genitals thong Cheeky A kind of thong wider than a G-string and quite wide in the front, more like the wide V of a traditional briefs. Underwear are usually of two types, those that are worn to cover the upper body and those that are worn to cover the waist and legs, although there are also garments that cover both. Medieval people who wear only tunics without underwear can be seen in works such as The Ass in the School by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, in the Tr es Riches Heures du duc de Berry by the Limbourg brothers, or in the Grimani Breviary: The Month of February by Gerard Horenbout. Another form is usually called cache-sexe: a triangle made of fabric is provided with cords or loops, which are used to fix the triangle between the legs and above the genitals. Steerback - usually made of stretchy material such as spandex and above the waist, these are designed to provide support and create a slimmer look. C-String Cee String, C-String A kind of thong that is as narrow as a G-string, but without the load-bearing “string” around the hips/panty line of the wearer, leaving only one sideC shaped piece between the legs. Used underwear The sale of used female underwear for sexual purposes began in Jap.