Top 10 Comfortable Boyshorts

This cute panty style is comfortable and cute!

When it comes to underwear options, you have plenty to choose from and many people have fallen in love with the boyshort. Traditionally, a boyshort has more coverage on the side and in the seat than a bikini. In fact, it looks like a smaller version of a pair of shorts. The "boy" part may be attributed to the classic boy brief style, with a wider side and thick waistband. They also tended to have a more sporty, less flirty style, sometimes associated with a more traditionally masculine look. 

Now boyshorts come in all different styles: lace, cheeky, long, short, sporty, and even seamless. In fact, some are even called "girlshorts" now. The important thing is to wear what feels comfortable and cozy to you! Take a look at some of the coziest, and most stylish options for sizes starting at petite up to size 26. There's a comfortable boyshort for everyone!

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Fleur't top drawer

Fleur’t Top Drawer Boyshort 

Retail Price: $34.00

Size Range: XS - L 

Colors: Mellow Sky or Evening Haze (and many more) 

Brace yourself. This is one of THE most comfortable boyshorts you'll ever try. This bestseller was designed with feminine curves in mind. It is made of a signature, super soft, rayon spandex blend that is like wrapping your bottom and hips in a cloud. Plus, the edge is lined with 1” delicate stretch lace. When it comes to boyshort coverage, this particular style is cut higher in the leg and back for a flattering, smooth look. And surprisingly, there are no visible lines when worn under clothes. Wear them under jeans, a dress, or nothing at all. Wear it with the matching Bottom Drawer Camisole for a comfortable night's sleep, or wear the tank out and about. This set as versatile as it is cozy! 

Also, try their other line! 

Fleur’t With Me Lacy Cheeky

Retail Price: $20.00

Size Range: S - XL 

Colors: White Jade or Lilac Haze (and more)

You can add a dose of sexiness to your day with these lace boyshorts. The cheeky shape has less coverage across your backside for a flirty look. And the low rise shape makes them easy to wear underneath low cut jeans and pants. Think lace is itchy? Not the lace of this boyshort! This panty is made out of soft, floral galloon lace so it's soft and sassy.

PS: Pair this with the Lacy Dainties Lacy Ha sweet night's sleep or underneath a blazer and slacks. 

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Miel chica boyshort

Miel's Chica Boyshort

Retail Price: $20.00

Size Range: S - XL

Colors: White, Smoke or Black  (plus, fashion colors each season, like "Blue Glass" and "Tea Rose"

This sporty boyshort has cozy coverage for all occasions and works with many outfits — including your workout attire! This comfortable underwear is designed to move with your body, so active people and athletes can move without a care. Plus, these shorts provide discreet support from morning to night, from your a.m. workout to your p.m. blowout!

The secret is the soft, breathable microfiber and Spandex blend and the cotton gusset, which wicks away moisture and dries quickly. Translation: great for even your sweatiest workout or for a humid day. In addition, these panties are made with Guardin™ built-in botanical antimicrobial protection against stains and odors, so you can stay dry and stay fresh. Yes!

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Ridge Merino

Ridge Merino Boyshort
Ridge Merino

Ridge Merino Boy Short

Retail Price: $24.95

Size Range: XS-L

Colors: Black or Fuchsia

Cute and comfortable, this merino wool boyshort underwear is designed to fit next to your skin. Think wool would be itchy? Think again! This material is breathable, moisture-wicking, and quick-drying thanks to the all-natural merino wool. It's a perfect choice for the active lifestyle, travel or intense lounging.

Bonus: A portion of every Ridge purchase is donated to sustainability initiatives through the company's partnership with 1% for the Planet.

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Torrid boyshort

Torrid Lace Trim Boyshort Panty

Retail Price: $12.90

Size Range: 12-28

Colors: Heather Gray

Cozy alert! Torrid, known for their array of plus-size fashion options, hit the mark with this pair. This boyshort panty is totally lounge-worthy thanks to the breathable heather grey cotton blend wrapping around your derrière. The comfy-all-day-long style is trimmed with bold, red lace and a sweet little black bow for that final eye-popping touch. Because cozy and sexy can combine, you know. Maximum coverage and a cozy feel make this a lazy Sunday or a Monday to work pick. Where will you wear yours?

Oh, and don't forget! It's worth noting that Torrid's online site has many, many, many boyshort styles to choose from, including cute, playful prints and graphics with attitude. This site has a youthful side to it, so get playful and stock up on your (new) favorite styles!

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Wacoal lace boyshort

Wacoal Chrystalle Boyshort

Retail Price: $46.00

Size Range: S-XL 

Colors: Black,White, Morello Cherry

If you love lacy lingerie, the Wacoal Chrystalle Boyshort is a must-have for your lingerie collection. This luxurious panty is so beautiful without a super luxury price tag. Plus, it has more coverage than most "sexy style underwear", which means comfort and no fuss for you. You'll love the flirty scallop edge at the leg openings, and can rest assured that they lay flat and inconspicuous under clothing. Look closely and you'll see inserts of mesh with decorative dainty dots at the gusset and back waist, plus a sweet little bow. 

Want more? Wacoal has a variety of boyshort styles to choose from. 

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B.Tempt'd boyshort

b.tempt’d b.splendid Boyshort

Retail Price: $13.00

Size Range: S-XL 

Colors: Pink Yarrow Heather, Au Natural Heather, Limoges Heather, Dark Gray Heather 

Sporty and chic, this fun little boyshort is easy to wear under your athletic gear or your everyday work attire. The heathered fabric makes the b.tempt’d b.splendid boyshort a little bit stylish, and the seamless fit makes them a little bit sly. If you like your boyshorts to be super smooth, without the overkill frills, this is a great option. The flat seam at the waistband and leg are a nice bonus. Plus, at only $13.00 a pop, you can stock up on the stylish colors. 

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Montelle boyshort lace

Montelle Cheeky Boyshort 

Retail Price: $12.00 (or 3 for $30.00) at

Size Range: S-XL

Colors: Numerous

These sassy little boyshorts are more on the fashionable side. But that doesn't mean they can't feel good, too! The prettiest part is the slightly sheer middle and the scalloped edges at the top and bottom. That means side coverage with a nice, wide design, and yet slightly less coverage on the cheeks. Plus, this style is available in eight colors. And since they're only $12 a piece, or $30 for three, you can mix and match and fill up your underwear drawer! 

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Warner's short
Warner's/JC Penny

Warner's No Pinching, No Problem Seamless Boyshort

Retail Price: $20

Size Range: S-XL 

Colors: White, Toasted Almond, Black, Butterscotch, Gunmetal Gray

These longer-than-most pair of boyshorts are worry-free thanks to a seamless waistband and leg. Plus, you'll love the comfortable knit mix of nylon and elastane. You may be thinking that you can just wear a pair of Spanx or other shaping shorts, right? But unlike shapewear shorts, these bottoms are not designed to suck in your tummy or slim your shape. These have a more sleek and simple purpose to smooth out coverage your hips, bum, and thighs. So if you want to skip the tightness of shapewear and still want a longer leg, this panty is a great option. 

Warner's also makes a full line of comfortable underwear to suit your style needs. Explore them all.

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Hanky Panky

Hanky Panky boyshort
Hanky Panky

Hanky Panky Signature Lace Boyshort

Retail Price: $32.00

Size Range: XXS-L

Colors: Many!

Want to wear an award-winning boyshort? This panty was inducted into the The Undie Awards® Hall of Fame. For real! Why? Because this boyshort panty is made with Hanky Panky's signature stretch lace, known for it's pretty pattern, super soft feel, and wonderland of colors. Plus, with a medium rise, low leg, and full back, this boyshort offers a lot of coverage. And with dozens of colors to choose from, you can pick a pair to match whatever mood you're in or bra you're wearing that day. Made in the USA and designed in New York City.

Oh, and keep in mind that this pretty lace boyshort is available for plus sizes 16 to 26, too. 

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Final Tips

Kimmay in Anita sports bra and boyshorts
Kimmay Caldwell wears a sports boyshort and matching sports bra from Anita. Hurray Kimmay/Becky Yee Photo

Find your style. Cozy isn't the only reason ladies love boyshorts. Many fans of this underwear style mention the flattering look they provide. High cut bikini styles or thong back underwear may be great for some, but if you like the boyshort kind of coverage, search out for a variety of styles: Cozy, soft, sporty, flirty, and lacy! Try them all and create a whole lingerie drawer of your favorite cut.

They're a skirt savior. Boyshort underwear are also a sensational undergarment option to wear underneath skirts. For example, if your skirt or dress is very flowy and billowy, and you fear a gust of wind blowing it up around you, wearing shorts with some coverage can keep you from showing more than you intended. Additionally, longer shorts can provide a layer of protection from thighs rubbing together during hot, sweaty months. 

Wear them to sleep. One of the biggest reasons many people love to wear boyshorts is because they find them comfortable. So whether you want to wear them to bed with a tank top, or want to make them a part of your everyday wardrobe, if you're going to wear a pair, you may as well pick a pair that's designed with comfort in mind, right? If you want to wear them to sleep, make sure it's a breathable material and not too tight. 

Customize your coverage. Some underwear fans like the extra coverage that a boyshort provides. Others miss the sex appeal of a style with less fabric. What if you can keep the side coverage and let a little cheek peek? That's what the cheeky cut is all about. It covers on the front and on the sides, but with slightly less coverage across the back. 

Wear for a workout. When it comes to exercise, you can wear a sporty style underneath your yoga pants or gym clothes for a little bit of stays-in-place security.