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Thongs - All About Thong Bikini Swimwear

Thong-Definition Of

Wearing a Thong makes you feel sexy, powerful and most of all special. A thong is a garment that is mainly worn as an underwear or swimwear by women. The back of the garment consist of a thin strip of material and a thin waistband that joins up with the front of the garment. The idea is to have the piece of clothing, sit between the wearers buttocks. They come in a number of different sexy designs and styles. Few different kinds of thong are G-string, V-string, Rio Thong, Tanga Thong, Cheeky Thong, and the T-string.

G-string: This thong is also called the T-back thong. It consists of only a string made of elastic. It covers the pubic area, passing between the buttocks, attached around the hips of the wearer, worn as a swimwear or underwear by women. The two terms G-string and thong are used interchangeably commonly, but can refer to two different pieces of clothing.

V-string: This thong is also called the V shape thong. It is mainly used in a one piece bathing suit joining up the back. It is slightly a bit different from the G-string, as it gives more coverage compared to the G-string.

Rio Thong or Tonga: This thong is also called the starter thong. If you are a beginner and have no idea what type of thong you should be wearing, you then need to try the Rio thong. This thong resembles a high cut bikini and makes a nice middle garment for your body.

Tanga Thong: This thong is a similar to the G-string. The front part is covered, at the back; the material is a higher cut, bending up a few inches above the buttocks.

Cheeky Thong: This is a more conservative style of thong that covers a little more of the body. The thong exposes the bottom part of the butt but covers the upper portion. 

All About Thong Bikinis

History Of The Thong

Many fashion historians believe that the thong first appeared in the 1939 World's Fair. New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia ordered the city's nude dancers to cover themselves and the thong was invented to just barely do the job.

Fashion designer, Rudi Gernreich has been credited with introducing the first thong bikini in 1974. Another reference states that thongs, originally called tangas, first hit the beaches of Brazil in 1977.


Thong Care 

People think that thongs and bikinis are made of steel, which for such a small suit is a lot to ask. That said, if you care for your bikini, it can last for quite a long time if it's made with good material.

Obviously hand washing and hang drying your suit is optimal, but we know that people don't do that. If you can, wash it in cold water in the washing machine and hang dry. The color will hold as will the fabric. Putting your bikini in the dryer is a total no-no.

Ocean water is better for suits than pools. Chlorine breaks down the integrity of the suit, but we know that not everyone swims in the ocean. 


How To Wear A Thong

  • When trying on a thong bikini for the first time, wear it for an hour or so then take it off, the next day, wear it for a couple of hours or more if you are comfortable.

  • Open to expose the interior with leg holes open, and lay it on your floor, with the bum strap pointing towards you (as it would go on your body)

  • Step into the leg openings and pull your new thong bikini up

  • Adjust the front side until it is at a comfortable height and pull up the backside until the bum strap lays flat against your backside.

  • The tricky part is to get used to the fact that part of the underwear will be wedged between your cheeks. It should not feel tight and cutting, but lay smoothly

  • After a couple of outings, you will become so comfortable with your thong bikini that no other style of bikini will do




Where Can You Wear Thongs

The dominance of the thong bikinis has been accepted throughout most western countries, including most of Europe, North/South America, Australia and most of Asia.

In the US, the thong bikini has gained acceptance with a few minor exceptions, one of which is Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This law is presently being challenged and likely will be abandoned in the near future.

Not unlike the US, Canada has followed the USís footsteps and has adopted the thong bikini as a welcomed and common site on their beaches.

With this said however there are still some limited countries that have not accepted the thong bikini. These countries for the most part are Muslim based for example Iran and Saudi Arabia. In these countries, religious beliefs and laws do not allow thongs and in some cases women are not allowed to display bare arms or legs.

Fitting Your Thong - Thong Size

Purchasing the correct size thong, is essential to the experience, since a minimal amount of fabric is used to make one generally means they don't quite fit the same as a normal pair of underwear

You can assume that the thong that will fit you right will generally be the same size as the standard size of underwear that you normally wear. Underwear usually comes in standard sizes (small, medium, large) and thong bikinis are no different. In some cases thong bikini wearers report that the thong that fits most comfortably is a size larger than their normal underwear.


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