You probably can’t imagine life without your men’s underwear or boxer briefs today. As the shields that protect the family jewels from the outside world, uncomfortable pants, and dreaded zippers, men’s underwear serves a pretty important (and comfortable) function today.
So, when did the first dude decide to put this kind of protection on himself? How did we get to where we are today? Let’s look at a brief history of the evolution of men’s underwear.