Male Basics


I thought we would have just a few sales but we have  ton! So I am doing another sales brief today!

 184 Baskit is giving you more discounts this Cyber Monday 30-70% off EverythingShop at: http://www.baskitwear.com
hero-1 Cyber Monday Sale! Buy More, Save More. 25% Off $100, 30% Off $200, 35% Off $300 and 40% Off $400+!
Ends 12/2 at 11:59pm EST only at 2XIST.com! No code necessary.
13-11-27-blackfridaysale_15 Get your Cyber Monday sales fix with incredible deals on our top 11 brands. Take 25% off Emporio Armani, C-IN2, HUGO BOSS, Obviously, and more of your favorites.Shop at: http://www.mensunderwearstore.com
 509 You don’t need to be an anonymous hacker to score an amazing deal at Cocksox. It’s Cyber Monday, everyone gets an amazing deal!The Cocksox Holiday Sale is still on with up to 50% OFF for Cyber Monday and beyond (Holiday Sale continues until December 12).

Don’t miss out people, get down to Cocksox.com for Cyber Monday action!

Shop at: http://www.cocksox.com

 Safari James Tudor is giving you 30% off your shopping today.Use code THANK-30 at check outShop at: http;//www.jamestudoronline.com
 h1_02-1 Save 30% on CYBER Monday at Underwear Gear. just use code U3VC expires tonight at midnightShop at http://www.undergear.com
 black friday banner Equmen is having a Friday Sale giving you 35% off all Equmen, while supplies last. Ends todayShop at http://www.equmen.com
 cmon Enjoy 25% off and free shipping at Wyzman.comShop at: http://www.wyzman.com
 image Cyber Monday you get 30% off when you use code CYBERMON at JohnnyBeachBuns, ends today.Shop at: http://www.johnnybeachbuns.com
 COUPON Dead Good Undies is giving you 15% off anything. You could use it on some of the hot undies we posted this past weekend!Shop at: http://www.deadgoodundies.com
 jpeg Get 25% off across the website for Male Basics. You can be naughty or nice with the erotic collection. Use code MBBLACK at check outshop at: http://www.malebasics.com
 Arb6.html.png Save 25% off at 10Percent.com. This is site wide on everything clothing, underwear swimwear and more!Shop at: http://www.10percent.com
 mensuas_53 Mensuas is giving you 31% off all products. Don’t miss out on this Cyber Monday DealShop at: http://www.mensuas.com
 Print C-IN2 is having the biggest sale of the year. Get 25% of all collections and free shipping!Shop at: http://www.c-in2.com
 cyber-monday-2013  You don’t think we’d be left out of the Cyber Monday online shopping tradition did you? In fact we’re upping the ante – Jockstrap Central is doing a Cyber Saturday Sunday Monday Sale. For the next three days a huge selection of products are 15 to 50% off. This includes, Obviously jockstraps, Cover Male shorts, all Bike jockstraps, all Papi jockstraps, all Baskit jockstraps and jockbriefs, all Timoteo jocks, select Cellblock 13 products and more.There’s 150 items now on sale from functional sports jocks right down to the downright outrageous Male Power collection. Some highlights of this sale are the new colored Bike Performance jockstraps and stunning Cellblock 13 Swat collection of assless pants and shorts. Not to be missed are the ultra stylish and super comfortable Baskit Jocks and Jock Briefs plus our already cheap Bargain Baskit jocks are now an extra 10% off. For the more daring, there’s the liberating sheer Cover Male running shorts, fishnet Pistol Pete wrestling singlets or the in-your-face (literally) Good Devil Cock-out Jocks.

Of course I could go on about all the great deals but the best thing is just to visit the site and see for yourself. Just remember that quantities are limited, so shop early.

* This offer is not retroactive. Sale items not eligible for further discounts.

Shop at: http://www.jockstrapcentral.com

SAVE 20%Shop at: http://www.cityboyzfashions.com
top_cybermonday_9437__2_  Our Black Friday Sale is still going strong – everything at Topdrawers is marked-down 10% OFF!
Enter the coupon code ‘Black Friday’ in the coupon field at checkout.We’re also offering FREE SHIPPING on all orders starting at $75 and up!Plus: you’ll get a FREE MCKILLOP POWER MESH JOCKSTRAP with purchase of any McKillop underwear item!Shop at: http://www.topdrawers.com
 jpeg-1 Get 20% off the Cyber Monday deal at Croota! Just use code CBR20DC at check outShop at: http://www.croota.com
 dec01_2 Ca-rio-ca is having a Cyber Monday sale where you can get swimwear for just $5. Check them out todayShop at: http://www.ca-rio-ca.com
 SUPA_Christmas_sale2 Supawear is giving you 20% off everything. The discount is calculated at check out so no code neededShop at: http://www.supawear.com
 newsletter-promo_chrismas_EPRx.135715 Fan of Gregg Homme? Then save 25% off everything till tomorrow! A great sale on an amazing brand.Shop at: http://www.gregghomme.com
 Christmas_Email_2013_FD_01_2 The Deals just keep coming at Skivies. They have some great deals today: Nothing like getting undies for under $10Shop at: http://www.skiviez.com
 IMG_9277 Cyber Monday 50% off Sale
Get 50% off all our merchandise when entering code “cyber50” with a minimum purchase of $50.00.Shop at: http://PIPEunderwear.com

Sales Briefs contain affiliate sales links from Andrew Christian, Dead Good Undies, Jockstrap Central, 2(X)its, Gregg Homme, Skiviez and Underwear Nation

 Fall13CK_2_r1_c1 Skiviez has the new CK One Micro Patterns. This and also the ones with the Bling! If you’re a CK fan check it out

Shop at: http://www.skiviez.com

 feature_01 10Percent.com is having a 20% off site wide sale. This includes Jack Adams underwear.

Shop at: http://www.10percent.com

 h1_02 UnderGear is giving you 15% off 3 items or more including new arrivals. Use code U3TB and offer expires 11/8

Shop at: http://www.undergear.com

 Print Want to stay warm this year? Check out the comfortable and sexy long johns from C-IN2!

Shop at: http://www.c-in2.com

 jpeg Want more long johns? Then Male Basics is giving you 15% off any order of long johns, this is good for one week till Nov 11th. use code MBLONG

Shop at: http://www.malebasics.com

 10-4-13-3 It’s time for Swimwear sales. This year’s swim season is almost over, and most are gearing up for next year. Andrew Christian is having a blow out sale. Save up to 60% off Swimwear.

Shop at: http://www.andrewchristian.com

 2xist_pro Skiviez has the newest 2(X)ist in stock. The new line is the 2(X)ist Pro. Available in some great bright colors.

Shop at: http://www.skiviez.com

 Drb6.html.png 10Percent.com is having a sale on all Rufskin items. Take 25% off your order. This sale expires tomorrow Oct 6.

Shop at: http://www.10percent.com

 jpeg-1  Go back to basics with Male Basics. Get 25% off the Male Basics Classic collection, use code MBCLASS at check out

Shop at: http://www.malebasics.com

 newsletter_nuwear  NuWear is giving you 25% off Clever, Candyman, Timoteo and Male Basics. Just use code Candy25 at check out.

Shop at: http://www.nuwear.com

 b358b9aefa14ac8092178c9a0ecb4725 Are you a fan of really hot and skimpy undies? Super sexy nylon and rubber material? If so then Bodyaware is for you. They are not afraid to show off your sexy side and everything you have to offer.

Shop at: http://www.bodyawear.com

Sales Briefs contain affiliate links that help support UNB. This sales brief contains a link for Andrew Christian.

01Today’s Brief Distraction is from Adrian C. Martin. “This is my new work. It features model Abidan Martin and Male Basics Underwear (malebasics.com). These photos were shot at the Teide National Park in Tenerife, Canary Islands, the same location where the last two films ‘Clash Of The Titans’ and ‘Wrath Of The Titans’ were shot.

Photos: Adrian c. Martin (http://acmphotos.tumblr.com/)
Model: Abidan Martin
Underwear: Male Basics

 266865 Boiskin Bodywear is having a clearance sale. Don’t miss out on some great swimwear.

Shop at: http://www.bsbodywear.com

 9-9-13-1 Check out the new Almost Naked pair from Andrew Christian. This is the Smooth Vibe Brief for $19.93

Shop at: http://www.andrewchristian.com

 jpeg-1 It’s Back to Basics at Male Basics. You can save 20% off on Male Basics Multi packs!

Shop at http://www.malebasics.com

 h1_02-2 UnderGear is giving you 40% off your highest priced item. Just use code U3PR before 9/11/13.

Shop at: http://www.undergear.com

 jockstrap-central-jack-adams-1  Just a quick reminder that’s there’s less than three days left to use the “getjacked” 10% discount code at Jockstrap Central.

Simply place anything into your shopping cart and toward the bottom of that page enter “getjacked” (without the quotes) and then click the Add Coupon button to register the code. Continue to shop and everything you buy will be discounted by 10%.

Also, in case you missed Thursday’s email, we just launched two new Jack Adams jockstrap styles (seven new jocks in total). One is a classic sport jock inspired creation with extra wide waistband, wide straps, soft woven pouch and modern color choices. The other is a low-rise brief and jock combination that’s simply unique, stylish and comfortable enough to wear as all day everyday underwear.

Get shopping: http://www.jockstrapcentral.com

Contains affiliate sales links for Jockstrap Central and Andrew Christian

466 Feeling a bit green with envy? You could also feel pink, red, blue, black, gold, orange, camo or striped! Cocksox® underwear and swimwear come in a huge range of colours and styles and right now they’re all on sale.

Like what you see in our Envy pic? (you know you do) Get some for yourself right here!

Buy the CX12 Boxer for 20% OFF

Get a HUGE 40% OFF the CX79 Swim Briefs

Visit Cocksox.com soon and grab a birthday bargain before our 7 Deadly Sins Sale ends!
Shop at: http://www.cocksox.com

 RUFSKIN.COM.6 Get Free Worldwide shipping on everything at Rufskin when you spend $100 or more and use code RUFSUMM at check out through July 31, 2013

Shop at: http://www.rufskin.com


From now until Wednesday July 31st, Jockstrap Central has all their wrestling singlets on sale – between 15 and 25% off. Whether it’s the conservative but stylish American Jock Contrast Singlets, the outrageous backless Cellblock 13 Singlet Jocks, or the show-everything-you’ve-got Pulse Sheer Singlets and Pistol Pete Fishnet Singlets, now is the time to get geared up for a wrestling throw-down.

Shop at: http://www.jockstrapcentral.com

 hero Summer is not over yet! 2(X)ist is having a Summer Swim Event where you can save up to 40% off select styles.

Shop at: http://www.2xist.com

 coupon3 Save 10% off Unico at Dead Good undies. But check out the new pairs from Man Store and Olaf Benz.

Shop at: http://www.deadgoodundies.com

 7-25-13-1 Andrew Christian has the Trophy Boy Boxer is available for $24.93

Shop at: http://www.andrewchristian.com

 July3.1 Johnny Beach Buns is giving you 25% off all briefs. Just use coupon code CAKES at check out, expires 7/31/13

Shop at http://www.johnnybeachbuns.com

 284 Ge any item from the Male Basics eroticwear collection and get the second item for 25% off!

Shop at: http://www.malebasics.com


Today we are taking a look at the MBG04 Hound Boxer from Male Basics. It features a traditional exposed logo elastic waistband with red contrast piping and stitching. The fabric features allover hound’s-tooth screen-print. My initial reaction is that they looked small and tight, but they had an iconic menswear pattern which made them fun. I was concerned slightly by the size because I hadn’t tried on Male Basics before. This particular trunk is part of the Geometric Collection which features a few other fun prints.

I slipped these bad boys on for a stressful day at the office. They held up nicely during my train commute, staying in place and not riding up or rolling up. They did not stretch out either! I would recommend these Male Basic trunks for everyday wear and lounging. The fabric had some stretch but not enough or breathability for a workout.

Despite their smaller appearance, the 7% spandex really let this pair stretch to fit my athletic frame. I tried on a Large whose label indicates waists 36”-38”, I would say that the sizing would be better on the lower end of this scale. If you have a more able rear end I would size up, because of the lower rise.

This pair features a lot of things that I really like; the pouch features a nice profile which fits well. The center rear seam is flat and doesn’t itch like some do. Also the craftsman ship was very nice; the waistband was sewn on perfectly. I do wish the legs were a little shorter, as to fit me better, but I have a very athletic build. When the fabric stretches though you do get a distorted pattern though.

I do have to say though; the print on this pair of Male Basics is fun and bold and is a welcome addition to my drawer of jocks and briefs. I think that for the average guy these would make great work week underwear, made even better if you wear them with a hound’s-tooth suit or tie.

Bullet Points:

  • Great Pouch Fit
  • Soft Waistband


  • In-between Length
  • Screen Printed fabric.


  • Daily Fit – 9
  • Sizing  – 7
  • Construction/Materials – 8
  • Styling – 7
  • Daily Performance -8
  • Overall: 8

MaleBasics furnished this pair for review.

Note: Joe is a new writer on the blog! We will have more about him soon!


The Male Basics Chevron Boxer looks like it jumped off the page of an M.C. Escher drawing.  It is definitely one of the more interesting underwear patterns I’ve ever seen, let alone worn.  Caution: staring may cause hypnosis.  Actually, this may have been their intent since they are essentially asking you to hand over your wallet (more on that later).

Joking aside, this is a decent pair of boxer briefs.  Made in Columbia, these are a blend of 93% cotton / 7% spandex.  The material is just slightly heavier (and a bit stiffer) than the other pairs in my drawer which have a higher ratio of synthetic materials.  Sizing of this pair is consistent with domestic (U.S.) size charts.  I wore a medium and it was right on the money for a 32″ waist.

To give this pair a ‘test drive’ I wore these at work for 10 hours and then wore them to the gym… on leg day of all days.  All in all, it was a rigorous test drive.

What I liked: the construction feels solid.  Unlike the last pair I reviewed I expect that these would last quite a while.  I did notice that the label recommends ‘hand wash delicate’ and ‘do not tumble dry.’  Let’s think about that for a second.  Does anybody really have the time to hand wash and hang dry anything that they wear?  If that’s a pre-requisite for making a $28 pair of boxer briefs last then I would be concerned.  I ran these through the wash and dryer and it didn’t seem to have any adverse effects, at least not on the first try.

Everything held up and stayed put over the course of the day.  No significant creeping and no sagging at all.  The legs did creep up a bit just from repeated standing/sitting.  But given that these have full legs that is par for the course.  I don’t think I’ve ever owned a pair that didn’t do that.  Overall, their performance in this regard was very good, especially considering that they are mostly cotton.  Hanes and FOTL would be all over the place if subjected to the same test drive.

Setting aside the print pattern for a moment, I am happy with the overall look of this boxer brief.  The stitching and use of colored piping provides some interesting highlights and gives the pouch a bit more shape.  Aesthetically, they are very pleasing.

What I disliked: the printed pattern is not my favorite.  That’s just me, I’m not too flashy.  Male Basics does offer their boxer brief in lots of different colors, but there is a cost differential.  The solid color pairs run $2 – $4 cheaper than the Chevron pair. The implication being that these are not interchangeable but are in a class by themselves.  From perusing their on-line catalog it appears that all of their boxer briefs have the same or similar construction.  If that’s the case I would be tempted to go for one of the solid color pairs instead.  But hey, if you like the pattern go for it.

The weight and rigidity of the material (again mostly cotton) is a bit more than I’m used to.  This difference had the effect of making them feel slightly more snug than if they were made from a lighter weight material.  It wasn’t uncomfortable at all, just took a little getting used.  This is a very small critique though in the grand scheme.  Overall I was pleased.

I realize that in the world of high-end underwear that $28 for a single pair is not uncommon.  After all, we are talking about limited production numbers that are not large enough for economies-of‑scale take effect.  But I can’t help but feel that they’ve over-reached with this price point.  I don’t see myself ever paying that much (in 2013 dollars) for any single pair of underwear.   But hey, if supply and demand allow them to charge this then who can blame them.  I wonder if I’m in the wrong business.

To sum things up:


  • Very sturdy construction
  • Held up well over the day, giving good support


  • Feel a bit rigid
  • They charge a premium for the chevron pattern



  • Daily Fit         7
  • Sizing         8
  • Construction/Materials         9
  • Styling         9
  • Daily Performance         8
  • Overall         8.2

Male Basics furnished this pair for review.