This style offers full coverage over the bottom and usually worn low on the hips. A very comfortable style that most people will enjoy.
Waist line sits between belly button and pubic bone, high cut around the leg and modest coverage over the bottom. This is your more traditional cut.
Thongs or G-strings
From the front they take on the the bikini brief cut but then cut away over the bottom. They can be extremely sexy as well as comfortable and help avoid the dreaded Visible Panty Line (VPL).
Visible Panty Line (VPL)
The panty line is visible through fitted clothing and is considered a definite fashion disaster. Try and avoid a VPL.