There’s been a strange phenomenon occurring these last couple months, and I don’t think it’s going to stop anytime soon. Several companies have begun selling articles of clothing for men that had previously been reserved for women: bras, Spanx-like undershirts, pantyhose, girdles, and skirts. And it doesn’t stop there. Today, Just Jared reported that “All My Children” star Cameron Mathison wore a thong in last Wednesday’s episode of the show.
Most people have seen these items and been aghast. “I don’t wear girdles and pantyhose, and I wouldn’t want a man I’m dating to be of such a vain sort to want to either. And as shallow as it sounds, if a guy needs a bra, he needs a workout routine too,” said Frisky commenter DancerNinja. Contrary to popular opinion, I’m actually quite pleased that these items have become available for men and might enter their wardrobes. Keep reading »