A woman’s connection with her undergarments is a unique one, and this is especially so in the case of many Guyanese women. While most other places focus on the necessity of wearing bras and panties and in many European countries panties alone, I think Guyanese generally have pushed the boundaries when it comes to maximum concealment of any evidence of what makes us women.
Short tights and half-slips are encouraged to mask panty lines and to ‘maintain decency’ and despite our sweltering temperatures, vests, camisoles and whole-slips are also endorsed to prevent exposure of other undergarments in the event of a wardrobe malfunction and also to ensure any signs of femininity remain hidden. …to continue reading this article, please subscribe. Already a subscriber ? Sign In