Men’s Boxer Briefs
Men’s boxer briefs – the fusion between boxers and briefs, giving you the style of the longer legged boxers with the minimalist cut of briefs. How can you possibly lose?
What Are Boxer Briefs?
Boxer briefs have the tight fitting smooth profile of briefs, combined with a longer leg coverage similar to that offered by boxer shorts. They create a much smoother profile under clothes, and offer enhanced pouch support.
Cuts and Variations
Despite being a hybrid cut, there’s a few variations to the boxer brief meaning you are going to be able to find the best fit for your needs.
Slung low around the hips these undies are great for body conscious men who like to wear low slung jeans.
Need a little more leg length? You can find a variety of different options to help eliminate thigh chaffing.
If you want a shorter leg cut, these are your underwear unicorn. Shorter leg length but you still get some extra rear coverage.
There’s a huge selection of pouches to choose from. From enhancing to give you a much needed lift, to ergonomic for a natural barely there feel.
How Are Boxer Briefs Different from other Men’s Underwear Cuts?
There are a number of distinctive features that have ensured the popularity of this male underwear cut.
- Fitted close to the body, eliminating baggy boxers that bunch up whilst offering some thigh coverage.
- Comfortable stretch fabric with additional pouch support for great wearability and an enhanced profie.
- A practical cut to wear underneath tighter fitting jeans and trousers.
Boxer Brief FAQ’s
Why Are Boxer Briefs So Popular?
The explosion in popularity of boxer briefs can be traced back to the famous Calvin Klein ad campaign during the 90’s. Featuring Mark Wahlberg, the pictures from the campaign were hugely famous. The look quickly became associated with sex appeal, ensuring a massive sales boost for the style.
This popularity has not really dwindled, they’ve quickly replaced the boxer short as the core of the male underwear drawer. This underwear type has been referred to as “one of the greatest apparel revolutions of the century”. John Vavartos himself was a little more pragmatic in describing his brainchild. He said “We just cut off a pair of long johns and thought, this could be cool”. It was John, it really was!
Who Invented Boxer Briefs?
Boxer briefs first became popular in the 1990s. It’s generally thought that the designer John Vavartos was responsible for this during his stint at Calvin Klein. The design was available before the 1990’s; Fans of American Gigolo might recall Richard Gere wore them on screen in the famous 1980 movie.
Why Do Guys Wear Boxer Briefs?
See above! They are much more practical than their baggy, formless predecessor the boxer short. They offer more coverage than briefs, and have all the good points of boxers and briefs. Extra coverage and support means they look and feel great for everyday wear.
Choose from top designers and a range of top class styles – we reckon this cut is already a classic and here to stay. It appeals to a wide range of chaps, from the unadventurous to the downright effervescent.