Shirt Tucking Question

Discussion in 'Underwear, Clothing, and Appearance Issues' started by Lynx, May 15, 2011.

  1. Lynx

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    Just back from the gym and the guy next to me tucked his dress shirt into his underwear (jockey shorts) then pulled his pants on. It struck me as strange but was just wondering if anyone here does that? I tuck my shirt in to my pants, but over my underwear. I guess there is not much room in there for most guys here!
     
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    I tuck over my underwear. I think some guys do that in hopes of keeping the shirt from becoming un-tucked. Makes the shirt more secure.
     
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    Over the underwear here, too.
     
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    Certainly not typical.
     
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    It's actually more old-fashioned rather than"not typical". Tucking an undershirt into one's underwear is a practice that you saw more often in the pre-men's bikini age. Many old underwear ads show men with their undershirt tucked into their underwear. It's about as "old-school" as asking for starch in one's shirt after dry-cleaning.
     
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    Is this important? ...... Boring ..
     
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    Over the underwear. I wouldn't want my underwear showing above my pants at work.
     
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    Definitely dates back to pre 50's stuff.
     
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    There is a guy at the gym I go to that does this. It seems mighty uncomfortable to me.
     
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    My father would tuck his undershirts into his briefs. but never his dress shirts.

    Hell, I rarely see guys wearing undershirts under the dress shirts these days, now that I think about it.
     
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    ^^^^

    Ditto here... I will tuck a tshirt into my underwear but leave the dress shirt over. Doing this helps keep the tshirt tucked in and smooth so the dress shirt lays nicely for longer.
     
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    T-shirt tucked into boxers is how they taught us in Marine boot camp -- because the t-shirt lays flat, thus the shirt lays flat and looks "better." But not tucking dress shirt into underpants. I've never seen that. (I still usually wear a t-shirt under a dress shirt...but I don't tuck it into my boxers or briefs.)
     
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    That seems very odd. I saw a man at work today, maybe in his 30s, and when he pulled up his shirt, his wife beater was tucked into his underwear. Weird.

    I wear wife beaters under my dress shirt at work, and I tuck it into my pants, not my underwear. That just seems weird, and not... right? I don't know.
     
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    Oh you would really think I am weird. I wear bikini style underwear, but like RalDudeHangin I tuck my white t shirt in the underwear and then only tuck the dress shirt (over the underwear) in my pants. Before I put the dress shirt & pants on I might look funny because the t shirt sticks out on the sides of the bikini underwear!
     
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    Call me old-fashioned but a T-shirt is outerwear and not meant to be worn under a dress shirt. That is the purpose of an undershirt.Which is to be tucked into your under garment.
    A shirt with tails is to be tucked into your dress pants. A shirt without tails is casual wear and are not tucked in.
     
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    Sorry but I am not weird or old fashioned. I tuck all shirts into my underwear-it stays in place much longer and redo it if it comes out. I don't wear under wear that I pull up to under my arm pits so my underwear never shows.
     
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    I guess I would rather see someone's under shirt tucked into their underwear and their dress shirt tucked into their pants, but both or their dress shirt tucked into their underwear... weird. No matter what you do, it shows that you have them tucked into your underwear and not your pants. To me it makes the person look unprofessional, like maybe they got dressed drunk or something.
     
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    I'm 57. When I was growing up, "undershirt" meant a white crew neck t-shirt. No kid my age ever wore an a-shirt, wifebeater, or whatever you want to call it. (Different styles for different generations and locations, I guess!) So a t-shirt did double duty, as under- or casual shirt (usually worn with jeans of khakis if it was the only shirt.)
     
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    Important enough to post a comment...
     
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    Growing up, my dad taught me the undershirt was tucked into your underwear. The top shirt was tucked into your pants. 30+ years later, I'm still doing it.
     
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