The hottest new trend for fashionable men is male leggings or meggings. Although not all men will want to wear them, plenty of designers are selling them, from Prada to Nike to Armani. While they are surely comfortable, they may not be flattering for all body types. It could also take guts to wear them about town. According to Will Welch at GQ, this trend is only for the most severe of fashion victims. However, meggings are not entirely new. Throughout history, men have worn leggings of various styles. They were all the rage in the renaissance era and Henry VIII wore them to show off his toned calf muscles. Fashions tend to come back, whether we like them or not.
Would you (or the men in your life) wear meggings?
Read by Ross Harrison, mbaenglishonline (Standard English accent)
Study the wordsHottest– most talked about Although– while Plenty– a lot of Flattering– make you look good Guts– courage Severe– serious Fashion victims– people who wear the latest fashion at all costs Entirely– completely Throughout– during Various– different All the rage– very fashionable Toned– in good shape Calf muscles– the muscles behind the lower part of the leg Whether– if
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- Men in tights: how ‘meggings’ are taking fashion by storm (fashion.telegraph.co.uk)
- Leggings for men: do you like my ‘meggings’? (guardian.co.uk)