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National Underwear Day

Get comfy and celebrate National Underwear Day - time to stock up on new undies or upgrade your wardrobe with some cute lingerie!
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August 5
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Get ready to let your undies show on National Underwear Day on August 5! This day was created in 2003 with the idea of having fun and celebrating self-expression through clothing. It's also a great opportunity for people to feel comfortable in their own skin, and embrace their body regardless of size or shape. So break out those comfy boxers, briefs, thongs or whatever else you prefer - it's time to celebrate National Underwear Day!

History of National Underwear Day

National Underwear Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1800s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Rise of the Undergarment</div><div class='timeline-text'>In the 1800s, underwear evolved from shapeless garments to more fitted and comfortable designs, paving the way for the modern iterations.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1920s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Introduction of Briefs</div><div class='timeline-text'>The brief style of men's underwear was first sold in 1925, offering a new level of comfort and convenience in underwear design.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1970</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Arrival of Designer Lingerie</div><div class='timeline-text'>Designer lingerie came into existence in the 1970s with brands like Victoria's Secret emerging, adding a touch of luxury to everyday underwear.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1987</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Underwear Models Make Waves</div><div class='timeline-text'>The trend of famous faces endorsing underwear brands became popular in the late 1980s, with models like Mark Wahlberg for Calvin Klein leading the way.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2003</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Underwear Day Inception</div><div class='timeline-text'>Created in 2003, National Underwear Day was established to have fun and promote body positivity through the celebration of underwear.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>Present Day</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Body Positivity Movement</div><div class='timeline-text'>In recent years, the focus has shifted towards promoting diverse body types and inclusivity in the underwear industry, reflective of the larger societal movement towards body positivity.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Underwear Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize an underwear parade.</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather your friends and neighbors for a festive underwear parade. Dress up in your most outrageous underwear ensembles and march down the street to celebrate this special day.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host an underwear swap.</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends over for a clothing swap, but make it just for underwear. Have everyone bring their gently used, clean underwear and exchange it with others. This is a fun way to get new styles and colors, while helping out the environment by reusing items.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make an underwear art piece.</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take some old or unused underwear and turn it into an art piece. You can use fabric markers or thread to create colorful designs or you can even make a collage from various pieces of fabric. Get creative and make something unique to honor National Underwear Day.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go commando.</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>If you're feeling adventurous, consider going commando on National Underwear Day. For one day, go without any type of undergarment to celebrate the holiday in style!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Throw an underwear party.</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your closest friends over for an unforgettable night of fun! Ask everyone to wear their favorite pair of undies and have games and activities that revolve around everyone's favorite undergarment.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Underwear Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's a day to celebrate yourself</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>National Underwear Day is a great reminder to take care of yourself and appreciate your body. It's a chance to treat yourself to new underwear, give it time to air out (so important!), or simply try on some new styles that make you feel good!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's a day to remember self care</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>When was the last time you replaced all of your bras or underwear? National Underwear Day is a perfect opportunity to ask yourself if you have enough pieces in rotation, check for staining or wear and tear, and see if there are any holes. Taking the time to assess your wardrobe can help keep you feeling clean, healthy and comfortable throughout the year!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's an excuse to shop</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Sometimes we need a little push to motivate us to get shopping. National Underwear Day gives us exactly that - an excuse to pamper ourselves with some new lingerie or simply pick up one item that adds fun and confidence into our day-to-day lives. So go ahead, indulge and show off your stuff!</p></div></div>

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National Underwear Day FAQs

When is National Underwear Day?

National Underwear Day is celebrated on August 5 every year. In 2024 National Underwear Day will occur on a Monday.

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