Dark Knight Sparks Men’s Pantyhose Fad?

Okay, first I talked about the Short Suit. Then the Mankini.

I’m not trying to turn this into a men’s fashion blog but they just keep throwing this stuff my way.

This article says that the Batman movie “The Dark Knight” has sparked a fad in men wearing pantyhose:

Retailers in Europe and the United States say that men are buying pantyhose — sheer, satin, glossy, opaque or support — in skyrocketing numbers in recent months.”

If this is truly a fad, I really doubt it was inspired by a superhero movie. Maybe some dudes just want to look “polished,” are going for the sleek hairless look.

The article also points out that pantyhose was actually a staple of men’s fashion in humanity’s past — but that women stole the idea for themselves.

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3 responses to “Dark Knight Sparks Men’s Pantyhose Fad?

  1. Weird…my wife has slowly been getting me to wear tighter jeans (not hipster tight, but not baggy– I have nice legs!) & thus I’ve been thinking about tights a lot.

  2. Wrong Val! The kilt is the next big trend in men’s fashion.

    I’m way ahead of the curve.

  3. I’m so happy on behalf of all of my gender!

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