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    Apr 21, 2020

    19 Pairs Of Men's Underwear That Will Make You Question The Need For Pants

    Get yourself some nice new drawers in a snap.

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    1. A pair of Bonobos trunk/brief underwear made from a moisture-wicking pima cotton/spandex blended fabric, because we all know how sweaty it gets down there and we'll take any help we can get, thank you.

    Bonobos

    Promising review: "Extremely comfortable. Bought Tommy John before but didn't like the fabric. These are my first choice in a drawer full of underwear." —Doc from Atlanta

    Get it from Bonobos for $28+ (available in sizes 28-40 and nine colors).

    2. A pair of Everlane boxer briefs from the Uniform Collection that's backed by their 365-day guarantee. If anything goes wrong with the construction, from a tear to as loss of elasticity to shrinkage (not that kind), you can replace them with a brand new pair.

    Everlane

    Promising review: "Hands-down the softest thing I have ever put on my body. They don't ride up and you feel like a model wearing them. I might be between size S and M, but they are snug enough to wear a medium so it hugs the body, but does not hug the cookies too hard. Do yourself a favor and buy one for every day of the week." —JonSnow89

    Get it from Everlane for $18 (available in sizes XS-XL and four colors).

    3. A pair of "big and tall" Old Navy soft-washed printed boxer shorts with plenty or color and pattern options, from pink flamingos and pickles to floral patterns to plaids, for whatever your level of undgarment whimsy might be.

    Old Navy

    Promising review: "I have been looking for 100% cotton boxers that were roomy, long and comfortable. These boxers fit the bill perfectly. Bought a couple of pairs to try out, then bought four more a few days after the first arrived. Best boxers ever!" —MemphoVol from Memphis, TN

    Get it from Old Navy for $8 (available in sizes XXL and XXXL and 16 colors).

    4. A two-pack of Carhartt eight-inch basic boxer briefs that employs "Rugged Flex technology" for ease of movement, whether that movement is from the worksite to the garage or from the couch to the fridge.

    Carhartt

    Promising review: "These are awesome! Very light and another quality product by Carhartt. They are very durable and well worth the cost. The waistband might seem a little thick at first glance, but rest assured that it breathes very well. The thickness is much appreciated in avoiding the embarrassment of 'plumbers crack!' This is an area that makes the difference for me. The fabric also allows quick drying. These boxer briefs are my new go-to underwear." —Mad Mike from Hollywood, MD

    Get it from Carhartt for $24.99 (available in sizes S-2XL and five colors).

    5. A four-pack of Calvin Klein classic cotton briefs with the ever-important functional keyhole fly that will remind you of that scene from Back To The Future every time you put them on. "Well, that is your name, isn't it? Calvin Klein? It's written all over your underwear."

    Calvin Klein

    Promising review: "Just starting to wear briefs again. Tired of trunks/boxer briefs riding up my leg. These briefs are great! Really soft and the perfect rise, not too low not too high. Lots of color options too which is awesome. I wish they would get rid of the tag and make these tag-less. It's annoying to have to cut the tags off each pair. I did have to order one size up, the small is way to tight. I normally wear small in every other brand." —Texas777

    Get it from Calvin Klein for $27.29+ (available in sizes XS-L and eight color assortments).

    6. A five-pack of short-leg H&M short boxer shorts made with stretch cotton jersey with "flatlock seams" to lock it down, whatever it might be.

    Promising review: "These are now my five favorite pairs and I’m excited about them every time I wear them! The band is stretchy and super comfortable, and the fabric is soft and smooth." —H&M Customer

    Get it from H&M for $29.99 (available in sizes and colors). XS-XXL and five color/pattern sets).

    7. A three-pack of Champion everyday comfort boxer briefs made with not only moisture-wicking fabric but a moisture-wicking waistband too. If moisture is anywhere near this underwear, you better believe it's gonna get wicked.

    Champion

    Promising review: "These boxer-briefs carry all the benefits of both cotton and spandex. They do not ride up or stretch out throughout the day, all while still remaining soft (even during physical activity). The waistband is neither too flimsy or stiff and these boxer briefs have a fly! The colors, patterns and overall design complete this both functional and good-looking boxer-brief. While the fit is slightly longer and on the tighter side, I expect this in athletic underwear. The only real criticism I have is that the seam in the middle of the fly seems unnecessary." —DylanBM

    Get it from Champion for $20 (available in sizes S-XL).

    8. A pair of Gap oxford boxers that would totally go great with your oxford shirt, just as long as you've got a pair of pants covering them.

    Gap

    Promising review: "I wish I did not have to wear pants. Sufficiently thick, comfortable, and well structured. Great band. I had a dozen pairs for over five years before I had to break down and buy more." —Urknee from Asuza, CA

    Get it from Gap for $11+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and six colors).

    9. A five-pack of Hanes mesh boxer briefs with "advanced odor protection technology" that cuts down on the bacteria that makes your most personal wares stink. Plus that traditional fly that will keep you looking fly.

    Hanes

    Promising review: "I've tried many different brands of boxer briefs (some costing a lot more) but for me, these are the best. What is unique is the breathable material. Hold them up to the light and you can see tiny air pockets in the fabric. They hug my body but never feel tight and at the same time are cool to the flesh. Love them." —Chris from Florida

    Get it from Hanes for $15.99 (available in sizes S-XL).

    10. A pair of low-rise 2xist pima cotton contour pouch briefs that comfortably keeps everything front a center with a smooth and seamless design. We'll just say it: your junk won't look like junk.

    2xist

    Promising review: "I've been wearing 2xist Pima Contour Pouch Briefs for about 9 years now and enjoy the fact that they are always comfortable, fit well and are of high quality. They can be pricey but if you wait until one of their many sales you can get a great deal and stock up. These briefs are well made and stand up to daily wear and washing. These are my go-to briefs for everyday wear and I hope 2xist never changes their production and quality standards!" —Daniel

    Get it from 2xist for $22 (available in sizes S-XL and three colors).

    11. A pair of Gap soft jersey-knit three-inch boxer briefs which should clearly elicit the phrase, "Yipes! Stripes!" whenever they are viewed (even if you're the only one viewing them).

    Gap

    Promising review: "These are the only trunks or underwear for that matter that I will purchase. I love the fit, styles and affordability. They're super comfortable. My only complaint is that I would like to see more color patterns and Designs on the trunks." —Nate

    Get it from Gap for $10 (available in sizes S-XXL and multiple colors/patterns).

    12. A pair of Under Armour six-inch "Tech Boxerjocks" (wait, wasn't that a Hugh Jackman movie?) that will comfortably take you from work to the gym thanks to moisture-wicking, odor-reducing, fast-drying, and "stay-put not snug" Polyester/Elastane construction.

    Under Armour

    Promising review: "When you think that something could not get any better- watch out- UA has done it again. I have solely worn boxer jocks for years, and the Original Series were and still are extremely comfortable, but then I tried these and these are the MOST comfortable underwear I have ever worn. They are soft and super supportive and keep you cool for everyday wear from the office straight to the gym." —JUSTINWVU06

    Get it from Under Armour for $20 (available in sizes S-3XL and six colors).

    13. A five-pack of Fruit of the Loom "Coolzone" boxer briefs with a mesh fly that "provides ventilation and support right where you need it." Plus no-ride up and bunching on your legs.

    Target

    Promising review: "Bought these for my husband because he would get sweaty from work and chaff bad around his groin. These provide the perfect, much-needed ventilation to keep him dry! Highly recommend!" —Jennifer

    Get it from Target for $14.99 (available in sizes S-XL and four color assortments).

    14. A three-pack of Old Navy soft-washed built-in flex boxer briefs that are indeed a big flex when it comes to crotch-area comfort that won't cost you too much. Added bonus: no tags in the back.

    Old Navy

    Promising review: "I randomly got a couple of these for Christmas from my mom and I loved them so much I went online and bought 12 more to replace all my underwear. They are soft and I love the waistband which is smooth and soft to the touch so it doesn’t feel like elastic bands much like the cheaper kind you get in massive packs. Well worth the price, especially if you find them on sale like I did!" —ThAttaway

    Get it from Old Navy for $14.97+ (available in sizes and colors).

    15. A pair of MeUndies boxers with a no-roll, elastic waistband to build your underwear collection, which you can either purchase individually or as part of a monthly membership with a 30% discount.

    MeUndies

    Promising review: "I've been looking for this style of underwear for YEARs. I can't explain how happy I am with them. They are the most comfortable boxers you will ever wear. They move with you, no bunching. They never pill and dry quickly on the hot days. They prevent the chub rub I use to get. Buy them, they are an investment in happiness." —Scott from Denver, CO

    Get it from MeUndies for $24 or $16 for members (available in sizes and colors).

    16. A silky-soft, non-pilling pair of Tommy John second skin boxer performance briefs sporting a horizontal fly and contour pouch that won't ride up no matter what you're wearing over them, from work chinos to workout pants.

    Men's Warehouse

    Promising review: "I never paid that much for underwear before, purchased one pair and then purchased seven more within a month. Love them! Most comfortable!" —GS 92346 from California

    Get it from Men's Warehouse for $34 (available in sizes S-XXL and four colors).

    17. A pair of Hill City 4-inch performance boxer briefs designed with a fabric that easily stretches and recovers, even from high intensity workouts. And let this underwear be a reminder that if you properly stretch after any workout you can recover easily too.

    Hill City

    Promising review: "I'm 6-feet tall and 185 lbs and I bought these in a large. They are legitimately the most comfortable underwear I've worn. I bought a few pairs of them because they are great for workouts and everything else." —Corbin from Oklahoma

    Get it from Hill City for $24 (available in sizes S-XXL and two colors).

    18. A four-pack of Stafford "Big & Tall" woven cotton boxers with a comfort waistband that's durable and pre-shrunk, meaning these undershorts are going to be one less thing you have to worry about. You've earned it!

    JCPenney

    Promising review: "I have been using JCP Stafford brand clothing for a number of years and have never been disappointed. These Boxers are the best Big & Tall brand out there for the price. I buy them in bulk and have been able to continue wearing them for years as they hold their shape and do not wear out." —PackerBacker from Indiana

    Get it from JCPenney for $25.99 (available in sizes 2XL-4XL and two color assortments).

    19. An eight-pack of classic Hanes tagless briefs to get you through an entire week without having to launder your "tighty-whities" and still leave you with at least one clean pair.

    Hanes

    Promising review: "I grew up wearing Hanes briefs and I always found them the most comfortable underwear type. I switched to boxers in high school not because I did not like briefs but due to being embarrassed to be wearing tighty whities because they were not "cool". However, I did not stick with boxers as they were too loose and they were just not comfortable and I tried boxer briefs but they kept bunching up my leg which was super uncomfortable and annoying. After a year I switch back to Hanes white briefs. They are simply the most comfortable underwear ever and they are so comfortable I never noticed them! I am sticking to these briefs for life as they are simply the best!" —Comfy101

    Get it from Hanes for $10.99 (available in sizes and colors).

    Just a little something you can't unsee before you go underwear shopping. Bet you didn't count on a seeing a pantless Trebek today, did you?

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