Why didn’t I have these in the summer? I’m not going to sugar coat it, summer in Japan is THE WORST! It’s so hot that people send out “please don’t die this summer” greeting cards, so humid that you feel like you are swimming through the air. If you’re unlucky enough to work in a place that strives to be ecofriendly (like my school), you’ll be unable to get any work done all summer long, spending your entire day staring longingly at the motionless air conditioning unit.
If you’re a woman and have to dress up for a formal occasion in the dead of summer, you might as well wrap yourself up in plastic wrap and sit outside in the sun all day. Wearing panty hose while summer is in full force is a sweatfest for your–excuse the scientific terminology–crotchular region.