UK high-street underwear

Discussion in 'Underwear, Clothing, and Appearance Issues' started by englishbloke, Sep 21, 2006.

  1. englishbloke

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    Hi I'm new to this site. I've been reading through the topics but can't find anything relating to my specific question so I'm hoping you can help me here.

    OK so I'm just wondering where is a good place on the high street to buy underwear for guys like us? I can't go without support so I tend to go for briefs or boxer-briefs/trunks but I'm struggling to find any decent undies on the high street that don't crush my equipment.

    The other thing is I'm a student so I can't afford to spend like £20 on just one pair of pants, I need something a bit cheaper. At the moment I wear some cheap rubbish from Sainsbury's and there is no room in them at all. I don't know who they were designed for but they are so tight, and even the 'keyhole' in the front of them is so small I don't think an average guy could use it.

    I really don't want to buy on the internet or mail order. I have seen some in Burtons and also Next that I quite like. Anyone tried these?

    Also the other thing is, I am usually waist 32" so I buy size small. Would buying medium instead help or would that just create more problems?
     
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    Like you, I don't like loose boxers. I used to buy 'tanga' style briefs - you know; a belt with a pouch at the front and a triangle of fabric over the bum - I can't get on with thongs - but tangas seem to have gone out of fashion. I recently found some nice little briefs by Sloggi. They have a decent pouch. I also bought some short boxers by Jockey. No fly opening, but a slight pouch. I still find myself wearing my old tangas most of the time, but I'm wearing them out so I'll have to get used to the boxers etc. We can always try jock straps. I got a couple of those from sports shops. They're comfortable enough, but I always feel slighlty uncomfortable with my ass directly in contact with my trousers. I'm sure you know what I mean.
     
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    Riven, Have you tried International Male's "JOCK SOCK"? It is a pouch on an elastic belt and it is very comfortable to wear. I wear them with or with out boxer shorts. They give excellent support without having the bothersome understraps of a jockstrap. I call then "A jock that you can put on over your head". International Male is on the Internet. Also, they another source called "Undergear".
     
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    Before I left the UK I always bought Next underwear. I still get people o bring them over here for me when they visit. I can recommend them for sure.
     
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    Thanks Stylyung,
    I'll take a look at those.
     
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    Hey dude,

    Try Primark - really cheap briefs with some room up front - just be prepared to spend a few hours queuing in there...

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    What's wrong with boxers? It just goes down one leg.
     
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    Personally I've always found Sloggi Maxis to be the most comfortable so far.
     
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