Posts tagged "boxers"

Beware The Boxer Short Effect

Most women don't regularly find themselves compelled to touch a dirty pair of men's underwear (I don't even want to think about those unidentified streaks and neither do you!), but perhaps that's for the best. A new study published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology found that touching "sexually laden stimuli" (read as: men's boxers),…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 10, 2013

10 Underwear Styles A Dude Shouldn’t Be Caught Dead In (NSFW)

Manties: will they ever cease to be entertaining? Especially when they are made of beef jerky. And bedazzled with rhinestones. And rumored to mix perfectly with ball sweat to enhance natural male pheromones. No, they will not. You can buy your man a pair of these tasty, meat haute couture Brief Jerkies on Etsy for…

By: The Frisky / March 6, 2012

Boxer Jeans Are The New WTF Underwear For Men

Both boxers and jeans are so comfortable for men. Why not combine the two? A Japanese company has made JeanPants, a pair of boxer-briefs printed to look like denim cutoffs, according to Styleite. Why any guy would want to look like he’s wearing denim cutoffs a la Jessica Simpson in “The Dukes Of Hazzard” i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 14, 2011

The Evolution Of Men’s Underwear

For the first decade of my sexually active life, every guy I encountered wore boxer shorts. The pattern varied—sometimes stripes, sometimes plaid, sometimes something surprising like rubber duckies—as did the elasticity of the waistband. But I could be sure that when a guy's pants came off, I would find boxers underneath. But over the last…

By: Dater X / January 21, 2011

Ho, Ho, Ho: Unwrap This Package From Santa

I kind of want a boyfriend for a lot of reasons -- like regular sex, foot rubs, companionship, someone to vacation with, etc. But I really, really want a boyfriend because then I could buy him these boxers and make him wear them year-round. Am I alone in thinking they're funny yet totally sexy? Oh,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 7, 2010

Blast-Proof Boxers Protect A Guy’s Junk From Explosions

Men in uniform know not everything that explodes in your underpants is a party. That's why a British military accessories shop is selling blast-proof boxers made from knitted Kevlar. These powerful manties can stop shrapnel in its tracks and save a soldier from a painful groin injury. But hey, don't not forget our women i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 28, 2010

Why Do Men Keep Their Old, Holey, Rotting Boxers?

Here is one of many theories I have about men: They all own and wear at least one pair of underwear that is so decrepit, so thread-barren, so holey, stained, and/or falling apart at the seams that they should have been thrown away years ago. My ex had a pair like this -- they were…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 5, 2009

When Men Aren’t Buying Undies, The Economy Is In The Tank

If your bedroom buddy has been sporting the same skivvies over and over, it may be a sign that the recession is still in full throttle. According to economist Alan Greenspan, the former Federal Reserve chief, underwear sales are a great indicator of the economy's status. Over the course of 2008, male underwear sales declined…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / May 29, 2009

Push-Up Underwear For Men

For all of us who have ever enjoyed the work of a good push-up bra, the next sentence probably won't be a huge shock. Guys want in on the action. But it's not our cleavages they're most interested in. It's they're own packages they're dying to enhance. Capitalizing on the effects of the Wonderbra, designer…

By: Wendy Atterberry / April 21, 2009

Would You Want Your Man Wearing Hello Kitty Boxers?

Okay, ladies, it’s Friday, it’s Spring, it’s time for a healthy debate. Are these Hello Kitty boxer briefs hot or not? On one hand, it’s like, Hello Kitty underwear is bad enough, but on a guy? Hells to the no, right? On the other hand, damn that model is rockin’ the kitty. But could a…

By: Wendy Atterberry / March 27, 2009

James Bond Prefers Briefs

The editor of the James Bond fanzine 007 just bought a black-and-white photograph of Sean Connery taken on the set of 1963's From Russia With Love. He is wearing nothing but his underwear, which are tight and white. The buyer plans to share the photo with the public: "It’s not the sort of picture you…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 30, 2008

Gross Guy Trend: Big, Padded Booties

At first when I saw this line of padded butt boxers for men, I was convinced it was one of those underwear sites for gay men that also make weird contraptions that cradle the balls. After all, every gay man I know has been a little more interested in having a pert bum for, you…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 29, 2008

Men Deserve Expensive Underwear, Too

Shelling out the big bucks for lingerie isn't that uncommon -- this La Perla bra alone costs $238. But would you spend $250 on cashmere boxer briefs for your boyfriend? Last weekend, T, The New York Times Style Magazine featured this semi-sheer pair by designer Maurizio Amadei. They're not really meant to be worn all…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 12, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Drunk Driving, Unisex Undies, and Remembering

Sweden plans to introduce a new style of unisex underwear for hospital patients in an effort to save time and money. Currently, there are two styles of underwear for men and two for women. These boxer-style underwear, which are sure to flatter every bum, will most likely be introduced before summer. [Star Tribune] People haven't…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 22, 2008

Karolina Kurkova Knows Underwear

Karolina Kurkova is a professional underwear wearer. As a model for Victoria’s Secret, she has probably tried on more than 1,000 bras/thongs/bikinis/etc., this year alone. In other words, she's an expert. In her interview with Urban Daddy, she talks about Valentine’s Day lingerie and the debate that never seems to get old: boxers vs. briefs.

By: Catherine Strawn / February 13, 2008