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Saturday, February 13, 2016

5 most ridiculous men's underwear trends in history


Not only women underwear who underwent evolution. Men's underwear is also experiencing change trends over time.

Collection of men's underwear in ancient times, when compared to the current style, it tends to be ridiculous. Here are five men's underwear that has been eroded by the turnaround time:

1. Stays

In 1820-1830, the men also used a corset to show their body silhouette. Initially, stays only used in military circles as aids to exercising (keeping posture straight and the tummy tucked in), and then gradually filtered into formalwear for men at the top of society.
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However, over time, the stays develop into an underwear accessory used by the men. The men used to call the stays as "belts" or "girdles".

2. Fake Calves 
In the 17th century and into the 18th, the English nobility connect handsome man with calves solid form and contain. Consequently, the "fake calf" was bought and sold.
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How to make a fake calf is very easy, which is tied additional foam to the calf before wearing socks. The History of Underwear mention that the initial idea of ​​a fake calf emerged from a man named Macaronis, a man who is very concerned about fashion.

3. Thigh PadsStill in the 1820s, the men adding the pads in their thigh to make it look sturdy and solid. It seems in this era, the men infatuated with a muscular look that made no sense.
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4. CodpiecesAnother of men's underwear was not less ridiculous is codpieces. This collection was victorious in 1400, at the time of King Henry VIII ruled. Shaped like an inverted curve is prominent in the male penis. It is intended to demonstrate virility, masculinity man.
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However, there is also a thought that the actual codpieces to hide symptoms of syphilis which time it becomes an epidemic. Codpieces judged to be a medical device to treat a swollen penis.

5. Heidelberg BeltsHeidelberg belt used in clothing, and claimed to have the electricity power to cure a variety of diseases, ranging from kidney disease, impotence, to rheumatism, and even educate. Myth, this belt can cure drug addiction, and even useful as a vibrator.
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Do you want to use one of them for your underwear accessories right now? I don't think so.. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES| BUSTLE]
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