Mens underpants are worn as underwear for comfort and style. Underpants for men have evolved over a period of many centuries. Right now, there are a whole variety of mens underpants that are flooding the market and men are completely spoiled for choice. There is so much of variety in underpants models – there are conservative underpants and underpants that are bold and adventurous for those ready to try them out. Mens underpants are considered a must for the young and the old alike. They provide a cosy and snug feeling to a person.
There is a lot of variety available in the material of underpants. Usually underpants are made from fabric that is a combination of two or more material – for instance a combination of nylon, lycra, cotton, elastene and so on. Each of these materials is meant to lend comfort as well as stretch, elasticity and absorbent properties to the underpants. Mens underpants are primarily of three types – regular briefs, boxer shorts and boxer briefs. Underpants are worn at the waist and usually have elastic to hold them up. Regular briefs are popular the world over. They are typically triangular in shape and have leg holes that end at the beginning of the thighs. Boxer shorts look like shorts and are loose fitting at the legs. They can be informally used as shorts also apart from being used as underpants. Boxer shorts are very popular in the United States. Boxer briefs are a cross between boxer shorts and regular briefs. They fit snugly around the thigh area and fit the contours of the body. As they are very comfortable as underpants, they are gaining in popularity. Because of their stylish looks, they are very popular among teenagers and young men. There are specially designed underpants available for sports people. They will need their under wear to be more absorbent and allow for leg and body movement in all directions at all angles without any restrictions what so ever.
Underpants can also double up as swimwear. Mens underpants made from a combination of 80% nylon and 20% other material are also used as swimwear. They should fit snugly and should allow the person to easily swim, float or dive without having to be conscious about their underpants. Underpants also come in different styles and cuts. There are low cut underpants, thongs and bikinis that are available for use by adventurous people. Underpants are manufactured in different colours like blue, white, grey, black, green, red, purple and so on. There are also many patterns and prints that are available on mens underpants. Underpants with pockets, with stylish stitching etc are manufactured to lend a touch of exclusivity to them. Mens underpants that are used as swimwear are typically reversible providing the luxury of two underpants in a one. Some times one side has a conservative design while the reverse side has a bolder design. This way the same underpants can be used to accommodate two different needs of the person.