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Dress Like a Man: Underwear (and socks) 10.0 – featuring MANRAGS

Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while, know that I have a little bit of a “thing” for men’s underwear. In fact, there was a time where I was reviewing men’s underwear on a monthly (or even bi-weekly) basis for a bit. It’s been a while, but I am back with version 10.0 (!) – featuring MANRAGS.

I am in running gear 1-2 hours/day, a fair amount, but nowhere near the 10+ hours I am in need of business casual attire. As somone who would rather don a running outfit that work apparel, I find that I am more productive – both on the trails and in my cube – when I am comfortable. We have been profiling some “lifestyle” clothing gear for years now and think that it’s worthwhile to know about items that may prove useful in your closet.

MANRAGS is a monthly underwear and socks subscription service based out of Australia (yet shipping all over the world) that sends men new items to your mailbox. There are numerous subscription terms (see below) to meet your needs. I have mentioned before that while I enjoy having nice casual socks in my dresser, there is little worse than actually shopping for them. I can always go out and purchase a multi-pack of basic socks, but I feel that most are not made super well, and fall apart and become less comfortable at a rapid rate.  But basically when I shop, I either buy a mega pack of crappy pairs (because I don’t want to shop for them again), or I end up wearing the same pairs for years – which is kind of gross. MANRAGS takes the guess work out of it. Just start the subscription and they will roll in. And while you can save money but paying in advance for 6 or 12 month subscriptions, you don’t have to be locked in and can skip or cancel at anytime.

I’m not going to go into major detail on “reviewing” socks and underwear, but they feel and fit and the look are stylish (without going over the top). While you can’t select a specific design or pattern, you can select a ‘preferred style’ when you complete your subscription and then similar styles will be sent to match that preference every month. The Egyptian Cotton construction should ensures that the color schemes stay fresh and the socks don’t turn into an unshapely mess after each wash. Speaking of washing, if you happen to become victim to the ‘Washing Machine Monster’, you can email them and they will send you a replacement!

It’s sort of weird to talk about how a company ships something to you, but I feel I had to make mention of MANRAGS. They come in a great motivational and recyclable box, and even their “plastic” bag for shipping is not going to harm the environment. So cool!

So cool!


Subscription: MANRAGS
Cost:

  • $14/monthly (socks every month);
  • $15/monthly (alternating between underwear and socks);
  • $16/monthly (underwear every month);
  • $25/monthly (underwear and socks every month)
    • Keep in mind that these are Austrailian amounts and the USD conversion make these much cheaper!

Cycle: Monthly

We offer our community premium socks and underwear, made using 100% Egyptian Cotton, and deliver them direct to you at your desired frequency. Designed in Australia, our unique socks and underwear add a touch of wit and charisma to your every look; whether it be daily suiting, special occasions or smart casual. We embrace individuality and bravura and guarantee you’ll feel confident in our socks and underwear. We’re fashion-focused and respect trends (rather than slaving for them) and seasonality.

Follow them on Facebook and Instagram.


Thank you to MANRAGS for providing us with a sample box. Please read our transparency page for info on how we do our reviews.

 

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About Matt Rasmussen (1402 Articles)
Matt Rasmussen lives in Keizer, Ore. with his wife and three daughters. He enjoys watching the Olympics, sampling craft beers, and all things Canada (he was born there). Matt was raised as a baseball player and officially transitioned over to running in 2010. Matt joined the Run Oregon team in October 2011, and since then he has spearheaded the blog’s efforts to cover product reviews, news about businesses related to running, and running events in the Willamette Valley.

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