For those with short legs, big booty and full hips, choosing shorts with the right leg length and crotch rise is paramount. So avoid clothes made of knitted fabrics on extra hot and humid days. But the ultimate for thigh-chafe prevention, comfort and breath-ability when wearing skirts and dresses are a pair of ChickyChaps! This is because cotton is more breathable than Coolmax. As for me… Well, my arms and calves have always stayed fairly slender, while my thighs, hips and bum, hold a lot of fat — and always have. If they gain weight they still maintain a thigh gap and so rarely, if ever, suffer thigh chafing! Facebook 0 LinkedIn 0 Pin 0 Tweet 0. So if you perspire no sweat shows, and that sweat dries very quickly.