What Is the Purpose of Underwear?

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The main purpose of underwear is hygiene of the sexual organs. However, over the years, underwear has become a fashion statement; therefore, they are worn for beauty and elegance.
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Underwear is indeed different across time and cultures. Unfortunately I can only give a western perspective on how underwear has evolved. In the middle ages "underwear"
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as apparel to be worn underneath more stylistic outer garments for the simple purpose of protecting the wearer against seasonal elements.
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The purpose of underwear was function and hygiene. Underwear is clothes worn under Other clothes, often next to the skin. They keep outer clothes from being made dirty by sweat. They also shape the body and provide support for parts of it and in cold weather help the wearer to keep warm.
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