There are no two ways about it, men’s tights are having a moment.Alexander Mc Queen, Dries Van Noten and Givenchy all featured them in recent menswear collections.Luckily, the man behind the Hosiery for Men blog agrees to guide me through the process.We settle on a pair of Glamory Microman 100 at £15.99. On Friday morning I’m keen to test out Barber’s theory about the builders.Some people experience sexual excitement from wearing certain types of underwear.And they can be a tenth of the price.”Thursday morning and my tights await. He’s combined his – £2 from Primark, 10 or 15 denier – with a bandana, knee-high boots, a biker jacket and a black kilt. “Women in supermarkets look at him and go ‘oh, very sexy’.Underwear fetishism is a sexual fetishism relating to undergarments, and refers to the sexual excitement which some people experience from observing or handling certain types of underwear, including panties, stockings, pantyhose, bras, or other items.
They’re all over Wolf Hall and Russell Brand went on stage in a pair this week.
Meanwhile, online hosiery retailer has reported that 40 per cent of its business comes from men.