Men’s Hosiery Men’s Hosiery

It may sound odd in today’s society, but hosiery – that is, garments that are designed to encase the legs and feet, such as stockings or tights – were actually originally designed for men. In history, showing the legs and ankles was seen as... 

Male Underwear Male Underwear

Male underwear has a long and rich history, dating back as far as 7,000 years according to reports from archaeologists who claim to have found remains of leather loincloths. Back then underwear was purely functional – and took a very basic form for... 

Men’s Briefs Men’s Briefs

In comparison with boxer shorts, men’s briefs have had a fairly poor press over the years. Words such as “unfashionable”, “baggy”, “passé” and worse have been levelled as criticisms for the once-popular style of... 

Calvin Klein Men’s Underwear Calvin Klein Men’s Underwear

What do you first think of when somebody mentions the name “Calvin Klein”? The man? The underwear? The advertisements? Tony Blair? It could be some or all of these, or it could even be none, strangely enough. But most people on being asked... 

Men’s Nightwear Men’s Nightwear

It may come as a surprise to some to learn that, for men, no particular garment was created for use exclusively while sleeping at night until the 16th Century. Only then did it become popular for daywear and nightwear to become totally separate. Even... 

Men’s Underwear Men’s Underwear

Once upon a time, in days of dragon slaying and fair maidens, what men wore under their clothes was largely irrelevant. Yet thankfully, times have changed and now even the most blokey of men are aware that a little more effort is needed when selecting...