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Thong / Thongs :  Viewed from the front, the thong typically resembles a bikini bottom, but at the back the material is reduced to a minimum. The back of the garment typically consists of a thin waistband and a thin strip of material, designed to be worn between the buttocks, which connects the middle of the waistband with the bottom front of the garment.  A thong is occasionally referenced as a T-back.  Some people will also use the term thong and g-string interchangeably.  However, they are actually two different styles of garment.  For your reference, the g-string typically has less fabric in the back.  In summary, thongs essentially look like most other panties from the front but have a thin piece of fabric at the back that lies between the cheeks. In addition to sex appeal, thong underwear also helps prevent panty lines.

You may also want to learn more about thong swimwear.  If that is the case, visit the women's thong swimwear section in our women's clothes guide area.

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