Perfect Packages: A Brief History of Men's Underwear
The history of underwear has seen that most unmentionable of garments go from the purely practical to the memorably modish. Of course, women's lingerie has always been the subject of intense interest, scandalous scrutiny, and even fabulous fetishism, but the history of men's underwear is no less intriguing, from the loincloth to the bikini. Y-fronts, why not?
The following clip from BBC One looks at the history—and even the attitude—of man's most intimate apparel. From singular support to sexy sales techniques, this brief journey through the nether regions of fashion reveals that men, too, just want to feel sexy underneath it all.