With the rise of experimental fashion and bold sartorial statements, underwear as outerwear has become a mainstay on the fashion runways and in the wardrobes of high profile celebrities Surprisingly the origins of underwear used as outerwear dates back to the Middle Ages. Transitioning into the modern era, underwear became more of a fashion statement and less of a practical necessity. The sexual liberation movement of the 1960s proved to be a pivotal point in the trend of underwear as outerwear. The emergence of the popstar in the 1980s and '90s allowed for underwear to have its heyday across mainstream culture as well.
With a newly refreshed sense of dress, many women began to wear iterations of corsets and underwear in place of ready-to-wear. Continuing into the following years, the whale tail trend, an exposed thong worn under a skirt or pants was rapidly popularized in the 1990s and early 2000s. Coinciding with the rise of low-waisted pant.
Aui's Restricted Collection of Lingerie apparel are not for the faint hearted, and is suited to those who like to edge on the side of risqué when wearing undergarments or outerwear. Designed not to be in your face or extreme, its just letting your naughty side show.