Lifestyle

Latest in men's swimwear: Where's the other half?

THE reaction to the latest in men's fashion circling social media is probably akin to that when the string bikini was revealed.

OMG. Wrong, wrong, wrong. Nearly had my eye out. Disgusting. These are just some of the comments people are making about the latest swimwear item for men.

It can only be described as a sock tied around a leg, covering a man's genitalia.

While some men might like the idea, and some women might appreciate it worn by certain types of men (aka super-fit like Olympians), they could only ever be worn as a fashion item.

A copy of the image circling social media sites showing the latest in men's fashion - a one leg bikini bottom.
A copy of the image circling social media sites showing the latest in men's fashion - a one leg bikini bottom.

I highly doubt you could swim a lap of the swimming pool without it coming off.

I just hope designers don't try to come up with anything like it for women.

The company responsible for the offending piece of fashion is Alter, a French brand.

If you are interested in buying one, check out Inderwear website. They do ship to Australia.

What do you think of the latest in men's swimwear?

This poll ended on 27 June 2014.

Strewth. Put it away. - 61%

You might as well run around naked. - 21%

Bring it on. - 17%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

Topics:  editors picks facebook swimwear



Foodies' scavenger hunt: are you up for it?

IF YOU want to give your tastebuds the flavour sensations of a lifetime, here is the ultimate foodie’s scavenger hunt through Brisbane.

5 minutes with Israel Folau on footy, life and love

Israel Folau and Silver Fern netballer Maria Tutaia announced their engagement last last year.

WE CAUGHT up with football star and Brisbane ex-pat Israel Folau.

10 reasons to head to South Bank this summer

Head to the only inner-city beach in Australia!

South Bank has a ridiculous amount of fun things to do.

Five mammoth events you need in your life

No Caption

BRISBANE isn’t known for doing things by halves…

How to make your child's every dream come true...

Take a dip at South Bank in the inner-city beach.

‘I DON’T want to do fun things, Mum and Dad’… said no child ever!

How to do Eat Street the right way

Know where to start and where to end to avoid a huge food coma before you get to experience all the goodies!

EVERY Friday and Saturday night, Hamilton comes alive.

You can do WHAT in Brisbane?!

Talk about arriving in style! Take your pub crawl to the next level with a helicopter!

BET you didn't know you could do these things in Brisbane...

Rockhampton girl to shine in Green Day musical

CENTRE STAGE: Rockhampton's Lorinda Merrypor has been cast in the Brisbane season of Green Day's American Idiot musical, which runs at QPAC from February 23.

The Brisbane season of American Idiot will feature a CQ performer

'Massive amount of damage' to Rockhampton showgrounds

The People's Bar and Control Tower at the Rockhampton Showgrounds were vandalised on Sunday night.

Weekend of racing overshadowed by senseless vandalism

Local Partners

Claws take to court for pre-season hit-out

Injury meant Capricorn Claws' under-19 vice-captain Emily Bleney had to watch from the sidelines as her teammates played pre-season matches on Sunday.


New Year New Yard

Win $1000 Bunnings Voucher
Learn More

Excitement builds over Da Vinci exhibition

Da Vinci Machines is on display at Rockhampton Art Gallery from 18 March until 25 May.

Exhibition features in excess of 60 models of machines

WHAT'S ON: Your guide to events in CQ this weekend

Aussie Shakespeare is a frenetic and good-humoured canter combining classic Shakespearean stories and characters with Australian themes from cyclones to football to the revolving door of federal politics.

Everything you need to know about events in the region

Puppetry of the Penis secrets revealed ahead of show

The famed Puppetry of the Penis is coming to the Sunshine Coast for shows in Noosa and Caloundra.

WARNING: This interview contains adult themes and traces of nuts

'Allo 'Allo! star Gorden Kaye has died

Gorden Kaye, pictured in Brisbane in 2007, found fame as a cafe owner Rene Artois in the iconic British television series ‘Allo ‘Allo!

ACTOR Gorden Kaye, from BBC comedy ‘Allo ‘Allo!, has died.

Lion roars to straight to No 1 at Aussie box office

Nicole Kidman, David Wenham and Sunny Pawar in a scene from the movie Lion.

THE Australian-made movie a hit, while Rogue One nears record mark.

Ozzy Osbourne fell asleep during his driving test

Not a good idea to give Ozzy a Ferrari

Kristen Stewart to host SNL

Kristen Stewart will host a pre-Super Bowl episode of SNL next month

Louis Tomlinson celebrated his son's first birthday

Louis Tomlinson and Briana Jungwirth celebrate son's first birthday

Kylie Minogue will take husband's name

Kylie Minogue will take her fiancé Joshua Sasse's surname

'We are in no better position' after Payne's announcement - Marlborough committee

Linda Geddes, Leslie Olive, Danii McKenzie and Joanne Rea at the meeting

'Minimum acquisition' not in the best interests of our graziers

Why investors are flocking to Moranbah

Moranbah homes are selling like hotcakes, creating a supply problem

Investors are scrambling to get into the market

SHOALWATER: Protest efforts against land acquisition ramp up

Craig mustering cattle off the marine plain at their Marlborough property about and hour and a half north of Rockhampton

Online petition attracts loads of signatures, rally next week

Stockland's $150m pitch: Build it and they will come

Gladstone Marina. The Gladstone Regional Council offers a range of exciting job opportunities. Photo Contributed: Murray Ware.

Here's why we need to see Stockland upgrade start soon.

By the water's edge

Secure your seachange

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!