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Our sister site in Chicago has a lengthy and fascinating interview with Adam Freck and Andrew Volk, the founders of Meggings Man, a (serious?) line of ultra-skinny pants for dudes. The duo claims that they started the label because they say "potential in meggings," given how successful tight stretchy pants have been with women. "Our New York friends in the fashion industry and the arts have been talking to us about meggings for the past year," said the two. "We researched meggings for a year and it felt like now was the time when men were getting over a fear of wearing something like leggings."
"Living in Chicago, we know that meggings are a possibility," they say. "It would be dumb of us not to take them seriously. Look at the way skinny jeans started out."
Meggings leggings are described as being tailored for the male body, and Freck and Volk have suggestions on how to pull off the fitted bottoms—while avoiding dreaded knuckling. "Our meggings have a triangle-shaped inset around the hip to allow more room in the thigh, and more importantly, more room for the 'boys,'" they stress. "Our material is also pretty forgiving. All you need to wear underneath is pair of fitted boxer briefs. Compression shorts also work great underneath to conceal the details you'd like to keep private."
· Meggings Man [Official Site]
· "Men Want to Wear [Leggings], And That's A Fact!" Say Meggings Man Owners [Racked Chicago]