Although they have gained much more widespread popularity recently, the history of G string panties is long and complicated. In fact, the term ‘G string’ or ‘geestring’ has been circulating for hundreds of years—since at least the beginning of the 1800s.
Interestingly enough, no one is 100% sure what the ‘G’ in G string stands for. However, professional linguists believe that this ambiguous ‘G’ stands for either ‘groin’ or ‘girdle’. Both terms would make sense in the context of G string panties and, either way, modern G string panties are referred to only as ‘G strings’—not as ‘girdle strings’ or ‘groin strings’—so determining the origin of the ‘G’ at this point might not matter much in the first place.
G String vs. Thong Panties
What’s the difference between G string panties and classic thong panties? The answer to this question is a little complicated because G string panties technicallyarethong panties. There are many different types of thong panties for women, and G string panties are included underneath the wide umbrella of panty styles that can be considered thong panties.
Although G string panties can be classified as thong panties, there are key differences between G string panties and the classic thong panty style that is probably the first to come to mind when you picture thong underwear. Classic thong panties offer pretty minimal coverage, but they offer more coverage than G string panties. While G string panties consist only of a narrow triangle of fabric in the front and two thin elastic strips that make up the waistband and crotch of the panties, classic thong panties feature wider strips of material around the waist and in the crotch area.
Types of G String Panties
There are more G string panty styles than you probably realize, and this collection is dedicated to G string panties of all styles.
In this collection, you’ll find many different types and styles of G string panties. Some of the most popular types of G string panties that are included within this collection are detailed below.
Lace G String Panties
Lace is one of the most popular materials for G string panties and sexy panties in general. Lace material automatically gives any panty style a flirty, feminine finish.
Many of the G string panty styles you’ll find in this collection are hand-crafted from delicate lace material. Some of the G string panties in this collection are crafted from floral patterned lace that adds an extra eye-catching, feminine finishing touch to these panty styles.