Want to give your partner a little peek at what's in store, without the crassness of crotchless panties? Then this Kiki de Montparnasse number — billed as a "tuxedo" style, is for you. Appropriately, it's priced at $69. [Gilt Groupe]
Historians are beginning to believe that the advent of underwear helped bring about a boost in literacy in medieval England. Basically, the peasants who went commando began wearing undergarments, which made for a higher supply of rags, which then got turned into, well, fairly-affordable paper!