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Calendargirl Mon 13-Jul-20 12:01:20

I really need some new knickers.

I like high leg, plain white cotton ones. Size 10-12. Not frumpy, but not skimpy.

My existing ones are P.....x, (well known brand). They have been very good, but have not bought any for a while as I bulk bought last lot.

Looking online however, the reviews for hopefully the same ones are not encouraging, the usual- thinner material, flimsy, just not the same quality as previous.

Any suggestions or recommendations please?

Alexa Mon 13-Jul-20 12:02:46

Wear two pairs of flimsy knickers?

grandMattie Mon 13-Jul-20 12:16:30

I have the Sainsburys ones - they are nowhere near sexy but are most comfortable.

MellowYellow Mon 13-Jul-20 12:18:01

Me too, Sainsburys knicks are great, but I get the coloured ones.

DiscoGran Mon 13-Jul-20 12:22:51

I picked up a multi pack in tescos a while back. Not as good as M&S, but better than expected.

Millie22 Mon 13-Jul-20 12:34:40

I've been buying knickers from m&s since I was 15 but just recently the quality doesn't seem quite so good. Next have some nice ones.

GagaJo Mon 13-Jul-20 12:37:58

M&S plain cotton high-leg knickers are great. You can also get the same style but with some lace. They're good quality. I also buy Asda, same style as the M&S ones although they don't last as long. My preference is black, but they're frequently sold out. White is more easily available.

TwiceAsNice Mon 13-Jul-20 12:49:01

I like M&S white high leg and find they last well and are comfy. My tiny bits of lace days are long gone 😁

BlueSky Mon 13-Jul-20 13:00:41

Another M&S high leg cotton plain black wearer here! Quality not as previously but still good.

MiniMoon Mon 13-Jul-20 13:06:23

I like the boys shorts type of knickers. I bought my last ones in M&S outlet store.

Lucca Mon 13-Jul-20 13:20:53

M and co are not bad.

Lexisgranny Mon 13-Jul-20 13:24:06

The most comfortable knickers I have ever worn were school knickers - grey with a slightly fleecy backing!

annep1 Mon 13-Jul-20 13:36:40

I buy pretty M&S with matching bras which I wear now and again. But I much prefer my Sloggi maxis. Most comfortable pants ever.

Calendargirl Mon 13-Jul-20 14:49:14


P = Playtex.

Never sure if allowed to advertise.

boodymum67 Mon 13-Jul-20 14:52:52

I gave up wearing knickers some years ago.

Ok, I`ll tell you why...I`m a full time wheelchair user and have a pad in my knows my secret...except for you lot!

timetogo2016 Mon 13-Jul-20 14:53:59

I bought some M n S but the quality has dropped sothought i would try Matalan and tbf they are quite good and wash well.

Sparklefizz Mon 13-Jul-20 14:56:30


Scribbles Mon 13-Jul-20 14:58:09

I only ever buy Sloggi or Hema - various styles available and I have no complaints about comfort or quality.

gma Mon 13-Jul-20 15:12:51

I worked with a woman at a very large high street store, who, never wore pants! She told a group of us and then had to prove it!!
Imagine my shock a few months ago when ,She was a contestant on Bargain Hunt! Well...was she or wasn’t she???? We will never know!!!

Thistlelass Mon 13-Jul-20 16:55:27

I usually get Brazilian or high leg with a lace trim from Asda George. Live 50 miles aw from a store. I am stocking up in black and white bra and pant 'sets' for every day. They seem to wash n wear well and are comfy and look smart. I am a size 12/14. They usually cost around £7 for pack of 3.

BlueSky Mon 13-Jul-20 21:47:53

I was thinking of going commando with the recent lack of public loos, so as to be ready for action behind a bush! blush

Grannytomany Tue 14-Jul-20 04:55:42

Another shout out for Sloggi maxi. Brilliant.

Coolgran65 Tue 14-Jul-20 05:34:43

I used to wear Sloggi.
Then I came across an on line a site which sold M n S overstock. Their version of Sloggi. 5 for £7. I tried one pack and found them excellent. Then did a bulk buy of white, black and nude. I rarely wear white as they can show under a white trouser and prefer to wear nude under white.

I discovered this show through when watching a lawn bowls match. Bending forward to deliver the bowl presented a wonderful show of brilliant white knickers. 😀
The same for the gents underwear including my dh.

harrigran Tue 14-Jul-20 09:48:25

I found Sainsburys underwear to be more than adequate. I used to wear well known name under garments and M&S but the spuermarket ones were more comfortable possibly because they contained lycra.

midgey Tue 14-Jul-20 10:05:57

I agree harrigan, Sainsbury’s seems to have taken over M and S for knickers and t shirts.