The time has come to accept the inevitable: you’re growing up. Embrace it! Becoming an adult can be daunting, but not when you have guides as easy (and, let’s face it, as cool) as the ones in our new Adultify series. Now, you won’t ever have to utter that cringe-worthy term “adulting” when you accomplish something, like doing your laundry—you know, basic, responsible grown-up activities—because you’ll know these truths to be self-evident.
There’s plenty of things we do that can (and should!) make us feel like the responsible adults we are: flossing, paying our bills on time, getting a good night’s sleep, washing our face before we go to bed, drinking lots of water, forcing ourselves to listen to voicemails, and so on. All of these are great (maybe not listening to voicemail, but what are you gonna do?), but they’re not exactly what you’d call the most exciting aspects of being an adult. They’re more the type of tedious tasks that give being an adult a, if not bad, at least boring, name. But never fear because there are fun parts about adultifying your life. All of which is to say: Are you ready to throw out everything in your underwear drawer?
The underwear drawer tends to be the most neglected part of our wardrobes. While we’re busy figuring out what to buy in order to present ourselves publicly to the world, the scant things we wear closest to our bodies get overlooked or thought of as only worth investing in if they’re for special occasions. But the thing about being an adult is that you realize every day is a special enough occasion to wear something that fits well, feels comfortable, and makes you feel great. (An added bonus is that your mother can rest easy, knowing that should you get hit by a bus, she would not be embarrassed by what you’re wearing underneath your clothes.) So let’s get to clearing out the clutter in your undie drawer, and paving a path toward lingerie maturity, shall we?