7 gorgeous ladies who know how to rock the granny panties trend

The New York Times is calling granny panties a trend. But these ladies on Instagram have been rocking them forever.


Marisa Kabas


Published May 29, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 5:30 pm CDT

Granny panties are a thing, and the New York Times is ON IT.

The Grey Lady profiled an underwear brand that’s looking to bring back the granny panty in lieu of the dreaded thong. But if we took a look at the preponderance of butt selfies on Instagram—belfies, if you will—we’d realize that the full-coverage brief never really fell out of style.

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Maybe in some circles, granny panties are a “trend.” But for badass women like Tonjes and Holliday, they’re a part of everyday life. 

Photo via Helga Weber/Flickr (CC BY ND 2.0)

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*First Published: May 29, 2015, 2:16 pm CDT