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Undies for girls - does anywhere sell "proper" bumcovering knickers?

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MrsShrek3 Sat 20-Jul-13 00:39:17

dd mostly wears girlboxer shape undies. however, even a size up, they don't seem to cover everything they're supposed to (this isn't the most ladylike of girls, you may have guessed) and yes she often chooses to wear cycle shorts under school dresses and skirts.
normal knickers aka "briefs" are generally just too, erm, brief.
Wise mners, tell me where to buy please? we are talking completely averagely sized 8yo.

lesley1990 Sat 20-Jul-13 01:13:36

your best bet for that type of thing is to go for asda, primark etc, depends wat she is after. i had to shop for a younger sister lol so know what u mean.

Decanter Sat 20-Jul-13 01:59:32

I recommend H&M's 3 pack girls' boxer shorts. You can see them online, not like typical boxers but snug short shorts and they are brill for my dd who is always flashing her pants. I keep them, and bought they specifically for under skirts and dresses. They wash brilliantly too.

MrsShrek3 Sat 20-Jul-13 09:33:51

ooh that sounds great decanter. just what we need smile
we have had mostly asda girlboxers til now (they show a bit of erm cheek but are the best of a bad lot) and m&s are teeny. my mother says she needs granny knickers grin

mrsseed Sat 20-Jul-13 09:40:20

m&s do sone called 'shorts' rather than boxers. Trying a link to plain white, although they have some pattern too.

mrsseed Sat 20-Jul-13 09:40:58

sorry have to copy and paste, on phone cant get it to link.

GobblersKnob Sat 20-Jul-13 09:43:03


Stupidly expensive, but thick, sturdy cotton, come right up to the belly button. Wash and wear amazingly.

MrsShrek3 Sat 20-Jul-13 21:52:27

thanks muchly
will investigate. m&s don't have anything instore remotely suitable, bit assuming you can order online I will check it out. Also goldplated Boden grin (and wait for a sale wink )

MrsShrek3 Sat 20-Jul-13 21:52:59

ps love GK's nn... grin grin

RandomMess Sat 20-Jul-13 21:55:44

H&M boxer shorts recommended from me too, I wear them as well as the dds the most comfy and bum covering knickers ever.

orangeandemons Sat 20-Jul-13 21:55:53

M and s do some sturdy high ones but you have to look. They are in a 5 pack and come up to tummy button. They are cheaper than their fancier ones because they are quite simple and plain, subtle stripes etc.

MrsShrek3 Sat 20-Jul-13 22:55:32

I foresee a H&M trip tomorrowwink

RandomMess Sun 21-Jul-13 09:25:31

They are really good value for money, last for ages! I think some of mine were about 6 years old before the cotton gave way grin

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