CBS8.com article: Male jeggings? Check out Betabrand’s Dress Pant Sweatpants
In the article by Natt Garun, she introduces us to Betabrands new Dress Pant Sweatpants … ummm what? She makes a reference to them as the equivalent of “female jeggings.” For those men out there who have no clue what this term refers to, they are leggings that are styled to look like tight denim jeans. The article title alone already has me on the defense with a serious WTF! I am very open to most fashion trends and new ideas, but the thought of sweatpant material being used to make dress pants … it has a serious “creepy guy with his free floating package on display” potential. I can see it now in the conference room, “well our customer focus has shifted to the right and making a profit will be harder,” while his package is clearly outlined leaving only his soft blend material between us … I could do without that on a Monday morning.
Ok, I can admit when I am wrong … kind of! They are actually not that bad, but I would not be caught dead at the office with them on, except maybe casual Friday. I would wear them while traveling for work or they could be cool coffee shop attire. So, I might give them a shot and I will report back if I do … check them out!!
~ Richard Maloof
Richard’s 5 “Sweatpant” rules:
- No Sweatpants with Elastic Ankles!
- MEN! No Writing on the Ass!
- Get the Correct Size!
- Don’t Wear Tear Away Sweats Unless You are Hooping or Striping!
- There is a Time and Place for Sweats … Use Common Sense!