This is a pair I bought to review. Andrew Christian didn’t furnish this pair for review. 

Rating: 8.8/10 (Average of the ratings below)

  • Daily Fit: 8/10
  • Sizing: 9/10
  • Construction: 9/10
  • Styling: 10/10
  • Daily Performance: 8/10

Pros: Super Soft Fabric, whimsical print, and amazing Almost Naked pouch

Cons: The print maybe too over the top for some guys. The legs were a bit tight on me. 

UNB Tim recommendation: If you want a super fun pair with a great print. I say get it! This pair is a lot of fun to me. The print alone would be my reason to buy, but mix that with the fabric and Almost Naked pouch and it’s a winner!

We are right around the corner for Valentine’s Day. It’s time to think of your undies for the big night and bring your Underwear A Game that night. After Christmas, I wanted to splurge and bought $100 of Andrew Christian undies for just $50. Not all the undies we review were given to us. Like a lot of guys here we still buy undies and share our views. I wanted to try the Cock brief with Almost Naked pouch. Why? Because it’s super fun and I love the Almost Naked Pouch

It took a week for the pairs to get here because I didn’t pay for express shipping. Which is fine because I didn’t need it right away. I decided to wear this on my first day to work after the holiday. The first thing I noticed when I put the pair on is the fabric. When I was in Dallas, the pair Osgon reviewed (Ghost Brief), had the same awesome material. I kicked myself because I didn’t get a pair for myself. Now, I have an even funner (if that’s a word) pair of undies! After getting to work. I really enjoyed wearing them. My one issue is the leg openings. They were a bit tight at times. The last few pairs of AC have been tight in the legs. Luckily it’s not a constant issue. It’s mainly noticeable when you put them on and then it goes away.

The fabric is a 90% Polyamide 10% Spandex blend. Which feels great! It’s a very silky like feeling to the fabric. It’s very breathable as well. The fabric is a navy blue with red cocks on them. Not those kinds of cocks, the poultry kind. It’s a great play on the word for AC to create. It should go without saying that this is a limited edition pair. So, if you want to rock this on Valentine’s Day, get them now!

The sizing of the pair is pretty much spot on. I got an XL and if you’re a bigger guy you will be able to fit in them. Andrew Christian makes pairs for the bigger guy. Which I am thankful for every day. When I was shopping for new undies, I realized there are some brands that I just can’t fit in. Yes, this year I plan on getting in better shape but us guys on the larger end want to feel sexy as hell too.

Overall I”m glad I got this pair. The print and the fit are both really good. That on top of the Almost Naked pouch and this will be in my rotation and be worn quite a bit. I wonder if I would get looks when I start the gym wearing this pair? Do you think many guys would notice the print? HMMM, just a thought!

FABRIC: 90% Polyamide 10% Spandex
SIZES: X-Small – X-Large
COST: $20.00

I have been very interested in the Cheap Undies website lately because it is amazing to find such great underwear at such unbelievable prices.  I also love the fact that this business has been able to develop their own brand on top of selling so many other wonderful brands.  Everyday at 12:00pm I wonder what the new special will be.  I decided to experience another personal selection of theirs and purchased the Cheap Undies Bulge Brief.  For underwear so cheap, you have to wonder if the quality is going to be there.  What I can say about this pair, is the price is the only thing that is cheap about them!

First impressions, whether we like it or not, are a big deal.  If you look at the picture on their site for this pair of underwear, you CHEAPUNDIES_0006_Layer28_1024x1024immediately notice how fantastic they look on this man’s body.  When I received the pair in the mail, the first impressions kept on coming.  I loved the sexy black waistband, with black piping, against a neon green vibrant color.  The Cheap Undies logo on the waistband is in a fun yet sophisticated font.  Finally the touch.  Holding this cotton/elastane mix in my hand had my excited for what I could only imagine would be a comfortable fit.

I slipped the pair on and prepared myself for a busy work day.  I wear a medium and the sizing was great.  It fit everywhere it needed to with no problems or discomfort.  Being called a bulge brief you know there will be extra room and support in the front.  I am your basic average guy in that department but the bigger men should have no problem.  This pair felt amazing all day long.  I can honestly say that I NEVER had a problem of discomfort with this pair for the entire day.  From sitting to standing to working out, this pair held up great.

As I said before, the price may be cheap but there is nothing cheap about the quality of this brief.  This is what a basic brief in any collection should be and Cheap Undies nailed it!  I feel like a really good pair of underwear can get a steady 9 in a review.  But this pair, deserves a 10!  Now I need to go buy the other colors!


  • Very soft and comfortable
  • Appealing design
  • Amazing price


  • Larger selection to load up on!


  • Daily Fit = 10
  • Sizing = 10
  • Construction/Materials = 9.5
  • Styling = 9.5
  • Daily Performance = 10
  • Overall =10

This pair is available at Cheap Undies for $8.95



I consider myself a pretty active guy: I swim, run, bike, and I like play tennis and volleyball as well. I’m also an avid sports fan: I enjoy watching my favorite EPL (English Premier League) teams take the pitch on Saturday morning, or catching a clutch college football (American) game with a friend on the weekend.

So, when the issue of underwear for workouts was posed to the blog’s editorial staff, I quickly volunteered to submit a piece, because I take cues both from my own athletic experiences and what I see in media in terms of what professional athletes wear under their uniforms.

Before I delve into my recommendations, I have to say that I abhor compression shorts. I don’t get why they are necessary outside of letting the major sports labels market yet another garment that they can make a quick coin on. Another thought on the issue: why would you want to compress anything down there?

I’ve instead taken a cue of what to wear from our friends across the Atlantic, where briefs are still worn proudly under shorts across the continent. Watch any sport that involves Spaniards, Italians, Poles, Russians, or any European for that matter, and you’ll probably catch a briefline, if not a full brief sighting. What you’ll see is a low rise brief or bikini, typically in white but sometimes black (or even a color to match the team uniform).

With that reference in mind, here are my recommendations for some great white briefs to wear under your gym apparel. I’ve drawn inspiration from some of my favorite tennis and soccer players.


The unlined front and seaming at the sides make the Jockey Elance bikini different from a lot of its peers. Hopefully you’ll be luckier than Nicklas Helenius and not get pantsed during a strike at goal.


These Calvin Klein Tech Active sports briefs are motto bene. I’m sure Italian tennis stud, Fabio Fognini, would agree with my assessment since he wears these under his tennis kit too.


What a joy it is when you combine the minimal cut of this Calvin Klein bikini with the soft and sumptuous modal fabric. Joe Cole would agree that bikinis are the way to go, especially when you are in the midst of a sweaty workout.

So that’s my recommendations for what to wear under your workout gear, whether you’re a professional or amateur athlete.

If I was excited to try to the PPU Boxers I reviewed last month, I was thrilled to try out the Baskit just /b/ briefs from the moment they came in the mail. I once had a a Baskit jock that I absolutely loved, but it got lost in a move and I never replaced it. I was eager to try something new from the brand, though to be honest, I wasn’t too sure about the high cut hips. The just /b/ brief is available in three color combinations: Black/Red, Bubblegum (read: pink)/Grey and Bright Blue (read: aqua)/Navy. Baskit also makes the same style in a low-rise trunk in the same three color combos. I tried the black/red brief.

My review day was slightly more active than my normal routine. I drove 45 minutes to work, went on a site visit about an hour-and-a-half away (so that’s total 4 hours in the car), was out in the hot sun for about two hours while on the site visit, did several hours of work in the office in the afternoon and evening and then went out with friends for several hours after that. I planned a less active day than that, but considering how long my day ended up being, the diversity of activities I was engaged in and how held well this pair held up, I think that they would be perfect for just about any kind of day.

I got a size small (S), and Baskit says guys with waists between 28 and 30 inches should feel comfortable with that. This pair fit like a glove, so I would suggest people get the size that Baskit recommends for them.

More than anything else, I loved the fit of this pair. It was absolutely perfect. I’ve worn several pairs of high-rise style briefs and none have fit quite right until these. They’ve always squeeze my butt a bit too much and seemed to sit oddly on my hips. I didn’t feel any of that with this pair. I also felt a lot of support with this pair, but not in a uncomfortable or constricting way. I haven’t found many pairs that accomplish that feat. Also, I really liked the material this pair was made of. Baskit says its 90% Micro Modal and %10 Elastane. I’m not quite sure that means, but whatever it is it works. The pair was soft and breathable against my skin at the same time.

I’d rate the design about average. The cut is great: sporty, slightly sexy and super comfortable. But I’m not a bit fan of the waistband, the wide stripes on the side or the red/black color combination. That being said, I really like the pictures I’ve seen of the pink/grey version. To sum up:


  • The fit was amazing. There’s no comparison to any other high-rise brief I’ve tried
  • The material is both soft and breathable


  • Not the biggest fan of the color selection
  • I’d take the tag off the waistband and maybe go with one of the other two color choices

And here are my ratings:

  • Daily Fit — 10
  • Sizing — 10
  • Construction/Materials — 10
  • Styling — 7
  • Daily Performance — 9
  • Overall — 9.2

This pair was furnished for review by Baskit.


I was really excited to have the opportunity to review the 2xist SAIL  Sculpted Brief. It’s a pair I’ve had my eye on for some time (thanks, Tim!). The SAIL collection was introduced as part of 2xist’s Spring 2013 line and features what has become standard fare for the label: a brief, a trunk, and a tank top. The pair I am reviewing (that’s me in the photo above) is the “Lake Blue” color option from the line, which features several other colors combinations. The first two things I noticed when I got it out of the box was 1.) how soft the cotton was and 2.) that the cut of this brief is much more traditional than most of the images of them suggested.

After putting them on initially, I knew I’d be giving them a great review. The sizing and fit is exactly what you would expect from 2xist. My 36″ waist fit comfortably into the L (36-38) and as always I suggest that if you are in between sizes on the size chart (31, 35, 39) that you drop down a size. Once you get them on you really appreciate how soft this cotton is. 2xist calls it their “Soft-Fle(X)” cotton which is 95% cotton and 5% spandex. While this brief comes from a featured line, it really could be marketed as everyday underwear given how comfortable it is.

The key feature to this brief is the way it has been constructed. The brief features a large, logo waistband which is incredibly soft both on the inside and outside, while I am not a huge fan of humongous logos on my waistband I don’t take much of an issue with the “2(X)IST” that is plastered on the front of the waistband on these briefs. The prominent feature on these briefs in terms of how it fits, is put together and the overall styling has to be the much larger-than-average leg bindings which are tapered to visually enhance your man-parts. The leg bindings are the same soft cotton covering spandex that lay flat on your legs for a really comfortable fit. I am not sure how much they enhance the contour pouch in reality, especially if you’ve got bigger/muscular thigh muscles.

In terms of how they look, I was expecting them to look a bit different than they do once I got them on. The taper in the leg bindings seem to create the look that these are more of a “bikini” or modern cut brief, but in actuality they are very much a traditional cut brief, with quite a bit of fabric between the waistband and the highest point of the leg openings. While I prefer a more modern cut in briefs, the functionality of the tapered leg bindings certainly make them feel like a modern brief especially when sitting down.

Overall, the fit of the 2xist Sail brief is fantastic. They can be worn for just about any occasion, but I would say that the cotton is fairly thin so I won’t be using these briefs for any strenuous activities or workouts. I really like the look and while the contour pouch could be slightly larger for me, for most men there will be ample room.

These 2xist SAIL sculpted briefs retail for $24 but with several 25% off sales for major brands, you can typically find them for a much more reasonable $18.

If you have any questions about the SAIL Sculpted Brief, or general questions for me,  you can get a hold of me on Twitter, @UNBBrandon 














  • Soft, comfortable fit
  • Great styling
  • Innovative construction


  • I really can’t find any 


  • Daily Fit – A
  • Sizing – A
  • Construction/Materials – A
  • Styling – A
  • Daily Performance – A
  • Overall – A