Brief case

What to wear if you decide to ride

“We have a no-thong policy,” warns Charlie Todd. “I play it safe: I wear two boxers, one with buttons underneath.” Fellas, make sure your undies are skid-mark--free, and try to avoid spilling out the ol’ cash and prizes. And gals, remember: Though the subway cars are heated, it’s a family-friendly method of transportation. Keep your tushie and flower hidden—that means no G-strings and certainly nothing edible! Here, our favorite undergarments, hand-picked for the ride of your life.

For the boys...

Subway-map boxer shorts, $25, at the New York Transit Museum Store, Grand Central Terminal, 42nd St between Vanderbilt and Lexington Aves (212-878-0106,

For the girls...

Ruffle cotton panties, $19, at Steven Alan, 103 Franklin St at W Broadway (212-343-0692,

Side-ruffle hipster, $12, at Urban Outfitters (

For the dirtbags...

The Men’s Underwear Repair Kit, $9.95, at Sly Craft (

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