For men, the option when purchasing undergarments was either boxer shorts (with an unappealing print) or that other stand-in, the 'tighty whitey'. Today's man possesses an array of varied fashion in male lingerie, which provides the comfort a man craves along with the sexy 'wow' factor women like. Therefore, understanding the function and advantages of each piece enhances the buyer's awareness.
The average fashion conscious guy in the UK is as finicky in their choice of shopping for undergarments as those anywhere else on the globe; just as much as their female counterparts. Numerous men in their mid-twenties shop for their own underwear - which is a trend much higher than in former years. Thus, is gone the era of the single color (white) brief or the uninteresting motif found on boxer shorts. A variety of hues, types of fabrics and styles are widely available today. The first thing a person who is considering underwear shopping for a man needs to understand is that guys has always been concerned about comfort. Few things are able to bring a man as much anguish as undergarments that ride up and is constricting.
The kind of fabric also plays a huge role in the selection process of men's undergarments as well as the type of outer garments worn over them. When a woman decides to buy underwear for her man, he finds it to be quite sexy. Women who purchase men's underwear are buying it for the pretty much the same reason men buy for the ladies, to see how sexy he will look in them. A word to the wise: Many older men are still not at ease to sport a vibrant a color, especially for everyday use, therefore unless the purchase is for a romantic occasion, an excellent idea is to buy in colors of blue, gray, and black.
So Which Type of Undergarment to Buy?
When purchasing boxer shorts or briefs the decision depends on the man's age as well as other factors. Usually guys younger than their mid-twenties prefer a looser fitting garment, so boxers would be the perfect choice for him. Men who are in their mid-twenty to mid-forty age ranges opt for the boxer-briefs while an even older man feels comfortable in the tightness of a traditional brief. Other things to consider is the man's body type and personality so it helps tremendously to know something about the guy for whom you are underwear shopping.
Although the old time boxer has become re-vamped, as the trunk or hipster styles make their way on the scene. These styles of undergarments seem to be the favorite purchase by women for their men, because of their sexiness, and comfortable fit. They are available in a range of colors and fabric types to suit just about any personality type from the adventurous to the laid-back kind of guy.
Briefs and Thongs
Even our old standby the brief has experienced a makeover. One can find them in sporty racing stripes or sporting a lower cut in the case of the micro brief, as well as the traditional mid-rise in many shades (including trusty white). Even the jock straps been re-designed for extreme comfort and a more stylish look. The ladies shopping for that something special for their man in the bedroom might consider the hip brief or that all time favorite the thong in a choice of various delicious colors.
Purchasing men's undergarments does not have to be a confusing task once a person remembers that the options are as individual as the guy who wears them. Keeping a few details on the types of garments and their benefits in mind can provide trouble-free shopping for the buyer.