by Estelle X
In my photographs I might be covered in leather and metal, but what kind of lingerie do I wear with my everyday "don't fucking touch me" glare when I'm out and about? Straps on straps on straps are pretty inconvenient for taking public transportation.
My Favorite Everyday Bra
My favorite bra is no bra. I don't wear a bra more than half the time. Goddess bless my small boobs for allowing me to wear bras for purely aesthetic purposes. If you've seen me suffer through an underwire, it means I really like you.
My Favorite Everyday Bra: A Real Answer
If I'm wearing a bra, it's usually a crop top from an online teen clothing retailer. I'm getting really into PacSun right now, despite feeling like I could legally parent half of the people who shop there.
Me To We Slinky Mesh Back Bralette (currently on sale for $10.49)
Me To We Horizon Bralette ($16.95, buy one get one 50% off)
American Apparel Women's Cotton Spandex Sleeveless Crop Top ($9.94 - $24.99)
My Favorite Everyday Underwear
Gap Colorblock-Waist Girl Shorts ($10 - $15)
image description for the Instagram photo above: A Chinese-American woman stands against a wall, wearing a white t-shirt with a black printed skull design on it and black underwear with a contrast trim waistband and a row of white buttons.
I absolutely adore the contrast-trim waistband and the row of tiny buttons on these "girl shorts." Unfortunately, they stopped making them a few years ago :( I think the Shorty (below left) is the closest cut they carry now. Aerie has a slightly similar thing going on too with their Seamless Boybrief (below right).
Character Underwear From the Juniors Section ($3 - $6 each)
image description for the Instagram photo above: A Chinese-American woman with short hair lies on a bed, wearing a red bra and Hello Kitty printed black, white, and red underwear.
I was returning something at Sears four years ago and passed by the juniors section, where they were selling Hello Kitty underwear for $2.99 each. It was a glorious day. There are some similar options on eBay.
if boba fett were your girlfriend, she would approach each assignment with the same level of preparation as before, but with and an added layer of disappointment that she wouldn't get to spend all night cuddling beneath the twin moons with you --- this week is a tribute to The Toast's If X Were Your Y, an incredible series that I'll miss deeply when The Toast ceases publication this Friday #queer #dyke #qpoc
image description for the Instagram photo above: A Chinese-American woman with short hair pulls a light brown quilted jacket on over her bare torso. She is wearing light green underwear with a printed design.
I finally became a mall goth with my first-ever Hot Topic purchase: a 3-pack of Star Wars underwear (Boba Fett featured above). The Star Wars pack is no longer available, but I just picked up this 5-pack of Hogwarts house underwear on sale for $19.92. As you may know if you follow my Twitter, what house I'm in is a perpetually unresolved question for me, so the fact that you don't have to choose a house here is a blessing.