GlideWear Undies for Her

by Kate Matelan

Kate Matelan says GlideWear is awesome, but wishes the undies worked better with her personal sense of style.

Kate Matelan says GlideWear is awesome, but wishes the undies worked better with her personal sense of style.

Ah, the beauty of skin breakdown, that inevitable part of chair life. As an active C7-T1 quad, I know it too well. I’m constantly popping in and out of my chair, sliding around, and putting my thin-skinned lower back to the ultimate test.

I’ve found a lot of shearing workarounds — rotating in leggings, switching from cheeky underwear to a lacey boybrief, even using Mepilex patches on my typical breakdown spot. On top of that, I am a gal with style — that means jean seams, layered clothing, and underwear of all shapes and material types. Add it up and you can guess what happens: shearing. So when I was