For those of you who sweat a little more than the average person, there’s been a relatively small selection of sweat-through resistant undergarments to choose from. The players in this space include Tug advertisers Sutran and ADVADRI, plus Sweatshield Undershirts, Silverback, and of course long time player in this space Kleinerts. If you narrow the … Read more
Mrs Tug and I pay pretty close attention to all the product placement that goes on in television shows. We do it mostly for fun, but lately it seems like not a show goes by where we don’t see product placements from Sprint, Microsoft Windows, Apple, Ford, Chevy, etc. Back in the day, placements of … Read more
As for “men’s shapewear”, we’ve mostly discussed slimming undershirts. Now let’s discuss slimming underwear.
Man, for a second there I thought I had my head in the ground when I thought I had missed the launch of the new Spanx for Men Compression products. Thankfully, they only just launched yesterday, so I don’t feel as bad. I was catching up on my reading this morning and came across this … Read more
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Thanks to the efforts of my friend “Skip”, I have a few more vintage shapewear advertisements to share with you. It’s pretty interesting that men’s slimming undershirts have been getting so much more visibility than support underwear such as Manshape’s Support Brief and the 2xist FORM briefs. I’ve actually been told by a few readers … Read more
Just came across this Business Wire article/press release. Our beloved Hanes shared some pretty interesting results of a recent survey along with some tips for buying men’s underwear, socks, and undershirts. Here are some highlights: Nearly 30% of Americans received underwear or socks as a holiday gift last year, and nearly every one of them … Read more
A Tug reader was doing some research for one of his clients, was digging through the Chicago Tribune & Los Angeles Times archives, and came across a series of men’s shapewear underwear advertisements (known then as support underwear) that date back to the early 1960’s and was nice enough to forward them over. While it’s … Read more
My friends over at Equmen emailed me recently to let me know that their new line of Precision Underwear just arrived in the U.S. and are now available for purchase from equmen.com. They were also nice enough to send me a pair of the long trunks to try out and they should be arriving any … Read more