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June 21, 2004

On Browsing the Victoria's Secret Catalogue

At what point does the decision to wear panties or go commando amount to basically the same thing? (Not safe for work)

Bonus: According to a 6/18 article in the Wall Street Journal, a lingerie company called Hanky Panky has made its reputation on the basis of a thong known only as 4811, its style number. One fan's rave: "It's like lace butter." [via Obscure Store]

Yours, &c., LC | 12:27 AM | Sundries | Comments (6)


I echo your question: why bother?

Posted by: SilverDragon at June 21, 2004 01:39 AM

That's mostly safe for work, I'd think.

Posted by: Frankenstein at June 21, 2004 05:05 AM

Yeah, probably, but it's not something I'd want my coworkers to see on my screen.

Posted by: Lady Crumpet at June 21, 2004 09:09 AM

I must have missed something. I thought a thong was a thong [or string in German]. A VS assistant on a peeve day could play that against silly customers. "You want ext*reme-t, or low*rise-V? Clear-strap or seamless V? O*-ring maybe?..." [the guy who just wanted something nice for his girl-friend takes his legs and runs...]
I declare this my read of the day.

Posted by: mademoiselle a. at June 21, 2004 09:30 AM

I'm still confused about the purpose of the thong :)

Posted by: GaelicGrl at June 21, 2004 10:12 PM

I suppose the practical aspect is the absence of panty lines. Of course one could accomplish that by just going without, but I suppose this wee bit of fabric and string makes for a compromise for those who don't want to do that.

Otherwise, I suppose its purpose is to provide titillation, to reveal and yet still leave something to the imagination. Of course, by that point, there really isn't much further to go, is there?

Posted by: Lady Crumpet at June 22, 2004 09:22 AM