Undoubtedly women spend hours and even days searching the right fit lingerie for herself, but how many men take more than 10 minutes in buying their underwear? If you are one of them who doesn’t bother to spend more than 10 minutes on your undergarments, then do take a look at our post. You might find it interesting with the mistakes you make before buying and after owning your priced possession.
Yes, it is essential to draw attention on various factors when it comes to your underclothing, be it your undershirt or underpants you have to avoid the mistakes which you have been making. You would be surprised, on how correcting these errors, you would bring a huge change to your dressing style and look dapper. Take a look and get inspired.
Mistake 1: Undershirt (Vest) as T-shirt
How many of you wear your undershirt as your T-shirt? If you are one of them, then make it look like T-shirt, don’t wear a sweat-stained undershirt in public, it might look terrible. Whereas for gym purpose choose dark-hued undershirts.
Mistake 2: Uncomfortable Underpants
It is important you pick underpants which is comforting and gives support, uncomfortable underwear can only cause trouble and uneasiness. If you are unsure which gives you comfort, then we suggest you pick boxer briefs which would give comfort and support at the same time.
Mistake 3: Flaunting your undershirts
Never ever show off your undershirt over your dress shirt or formal shirt, no one wants to see what you wear inside. Go for undershirts that have broad necklines. Also, if your formal shirt is transparent, then try going for matching shade undershirt as of your formal shirt.
Mistake 4: Forgetting to replace your underwear
Many of you forget to replace your undies, which could be out of laziness or love. But it is important to replace your underwear every 6-9 months, even if it is perfectly fine. If the waistbands have lost the elasticity, then it is time to shop for new ones. Replacing your underwear can even boost your confidence.
Mistake 5: Wearing white undershirt beneath a white shirt
Avoid wearing a darker shade or white vests on your white formal shirts and kurtas, it doesn’t make you look dapper. Make sure that you wear light gray or flesh toned vest under your white shirt or kurta.
Mistake 6: Wearing Tight Underwear during Sleep
Planning to become a dad? Then stop wearing tight underwear at night, relax and go for loose underpants during nighttime, which would improve the quality of your sperm and even reduce the DNA fragmentation.
Mistake 7: Ill-fit undershirt
Who would think that an ill-fit undershirt can make you look odd? Just because it is beneath your shirt, don’t forget to shop for a proper fit undershirt, else it would bunch out and add a bulk to your body frame.
Mistake 8: Using harsh detergents to wash your undergarments
The next time you do your laundry, take care of the detergent you are using for your underclothes. Your ‘family jewels’ are much sensitive compared to the rest of your body, so avoid non-hypoallergenic detergents, perfumed detergents that can cause irritation. Also to make your underwear last longer, choose non-chlorine bleach.
Mistake 9: Wearing the wrong undershirt with T-shirts
The purpose of your undershirt is to absorb your sweat, so when you wear them, it should be like a second skin. If you have the V-neck T-shirt, go for V-neck undershirt and crew-neck undershirt for a similar type of T-shirts.
Mistake 10: You tuck your shirt into your underpants
This would possibly be the worst mistake you are doing, by tucking your dress shirt into your underwear, as sometimes you might turn up showing your underwear waistband. So tuck your undershirt into your underwear and shirt under your trousers.
Mistake 11: Sagging – Underwear Waistband peeking out of your pants
Sagging trend is another mistake which many men find it cool and stylish, but it is odd and not acceptable to show off your waistband. If you are wearing low-rise pants make sure you pick low-rise underpants.
Mistake 12: Wrong fabric selection of underwear
Many forget to pick a right fabric with their outfits, look for support, comfort and air circulation while buying underwear. Avoid cotton undies during the workout as it absorbs sweat and would cause irritation, you can pick nylon, spandex, rayon for the gym. For trousers, pants, pick cotton, modal fabrics.
Mistake 13: Buying Low-price Underwear
No matter how tight your budget would be, never buy a cheap underwear, which wouldn’t last long, made from cheap fabrics and would definitely make you feel less confident.
Mistake 14: Not using hot water to clean your undies
The experts say that an average pair of dirty underwear contains one gram of bodily waste. Unbelievable? But that is the fact and hence if you want to kill the germs then wash them at a temperature of 65-70 degree Celsius.
Mistake 15: Not wearing the right size undies
Don’t wear boxers with dress pants, slacks which would bunch out and bring an odd shape to your body, instead, pick boxer briefs. Don’t wear too tight undies, which would cause chafing of your skin.
Hope these ideas would help you in styling smartly and stylishly.
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