Boxer Shorts, Briefs or Boxer Briefs. How can we live without Boxer Shorts, Briefs of Boxer Briefs? The changes in fashion world influence both genders. Men are now showing more concern than ever when it comes to their underwear.  Gone are the days leaving it to their mum, wife or girlfriend to buy their underwear are slowly disappearing. Guys are now taking charge of buying their underwear and know exactly what they want. Mens underwear, manufactured using different fabrics and designs. Among all available styles, one such style which is popular among most of the guys is boxer shorts and boxer briefs.

Boxer Shorts

Boxers Shorts are the loosest and most comfortable of all styles. Shorts have straight cut leg openings and they cover thighs and butt. The length may vary from eight to sixteen inches. Tapered boxes have leg openings that can fit your thigh, with side vents providing more free movements.


Boxer Shorts
Boxer Shorts in many colours


Boxer Briefs

Boxer briefs, the middle ground between boxer and brief. This type of underwear can be worn under tighter pants and during athletic activities. Boxer briefs are available in spandex or cotton material.

Hence, each of these clothing items has its fans and everyone has their reason as to why they prefer one over the other. However, on a more objective note.


Boxer Briefs
Sky Blue Boxer Briefs


Boxer Shorts may have a little something over the briefs


The men's boxer shorts are a more recent fashion item as compared to the briefs and most modern men want to wear boxers if only for fashion's sake. In many societies, wearing briefs is seen as being old-fashioned. Therefore, to keep in trend with fashion, it may be advisable to wear the men's boxer shorts.


Boxer Shorts hang loosely on men's nether region, giving the area ventilation needed. Health experts advocate for boxers as they keep the pelvic area cool and all privates relaxed, unlike the briefs that hold the private parts more firmly together thus keeping the area warmer.


When it comes to comfort, it is hard to side with either of the garments. This is because comfort is more of personal preference. However, it is more logical to view the Men's boxer shorts as being more comfortable as the clothing hangs loosely on the pelvic region and thereby making one more freer. However, many men who switch from briefs to boxers will normally feel uncomfortable in the first few days as they feel their private parts loosened up. Having said that many guys like firmer underwear, which can be a nice feel as well.

Right Size

If you are not sure about your size or you keep fluctuating your size, then boxers is definitely the choice for you. Men's boxer shorts loosely hang over the body. One can wear a wide range of sizes and still fit well. On the other hand, briefs are designed more to fit against your body. Getting the wrong size will either leave you with an firmer fitting brief or a loosely hanging one.

Extra Coverage

Boxers run much lower than briefs thus covering more of the body. This is especially important for men who like to wear only a boxer in the house with others in the house. Covering more of the body will give you more privacy.

Conversely, modern guys prefer to choose men's underwear which offers lots of styles and design. They are looking for the style which goes well with their pants. Moreover, if you are willing to go for beach activities or to dive in swimming pool then just take off your pants and dive in with confidence. Both Boxer briefs and shorts are well suited for any athletic activities.

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