Watch out, Victoria's Secret: women are abandoning sexy underwear

A new trend in underwear could spell trouble for Victoria's Secret.

Women are increasingly abandoning thong underwear, choosing instead to buy briefs, or "granny panties," according to The New York Times.

In the past year, sales of skimpy thongs fell 7%, while sales of briefs, boy shorts, and high-waist briefs grew 17%, according to NPD Group.

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