Posts tagged "mantyhose"

‘Mantyhose’ Is Happening!

Apparently some dudes are into wearing fancy tights these days, according to upscale hosiery retailer Emilio Cavallini, who tellsWWD that purchases by men (and for men) now account for 2 to 3 percent of their annual sales. He noticed the trend about three years ago:
When we started our online shop we noticed that a lot of…

NYMag.com's The Cut / March 6, 2012

Dudes Can’t Wait To Get Their Legs In Mantyhose!

“This winter the city’s most stylish men will have a secret weapon hidden in their trousers.” No, no, no, get your mind out of the gutter, kids! That’s David Walker-Smith, the director of menswear and beauty of the famous London department store Selfridges, commenting on the fact that the huge (ha) new craze amongst British…

Erin Flaherty / September 24, 2009

Why I’m Glad Guys Are Starting To Wear Body-Enhancing Undergarments

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…

Catherine Strawn / December 8, 2008

Bras For Men…Feel Tight & Good

First we heard about mantyhose, then about spanx-like six-pack undershirts, and now…bras for men? A Japanese online shop called Wishroom sold over 300 men’s bras in its first two weeks after launching last month. Like mantyhose and the 6-pack undershirt, these bras seem to be marketed not at cross-dressers or gay men, but…

Wendy Atterberry / December 2, 2008

Fashion Emancipation: The Mantyhose

Remember when we posted about men wearing skirts and some of you were concerned that guys’ legs are just too hairy to carry off the look? Well, Project E-MANcipate! has a solution: mantyhose. At the forefront of E-MANcipate!, a project “to accelerate the acceptance of male pantyhose as a regular clothing item,” is a push…

Wendy Atterberry / October 15, 2008