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Latest trend for guys: Man tights

'Meggings' are 'taking the world by storm.'

By Kim Anne Dec 12, 2012 6:38PM

Photo courtesy American ApparelGuard your leggings, ladies. Because men are hopping on board the trend of wearing tight, stretchy pants, too. So if they disappear from your closet this winter, you know where they might have gone.

According to an article written by the Business Insider, men’s leggings are no longer just reserved for ballet dancers and male models —they are now common among all trendsetting gents. 

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"'Megging,' as the male legging is known, is now all the rage in sartorial circles,” quotes the Insider. "Celebrities such as Justin Bieber, Russell Brand and Lenny Kravitz have all been spotted wearing leggings, while fashion stores Uniqlo, Barneys and Nordstrom are selling tights for men."

Apparently, the megging is creeping its way into fashionable men’s closets everywhere, serving as a replacement for the popular skinny jean trend that has become more common among males in the past few years.

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"Male tights are so much more comfortable than skinny jeans," megging-wearer Mark Dorosz told the Insider. "I've always had good legs and it’s nice to show them off all year round. There are so many people wearing exotic clothes in New York that nobody cares about a man wearing leggings if it works for him."

And so far, Dorosz says the feedback has been nothing but positive. "Perhaps people will be laughing around this in 12 months’ time, but for now they come up to me and say, 'You look awesome.'"

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Photo: Courtesy American Apparel

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318Comments
Dec 12, 2012 10:22PM
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I guess  men wanting to wear leggings were born that way .These were designed to go with the man purse .
Dec 12, 2012 10:21PM
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Do you "fashionistas" or "fashion police" or whatever you're calling yourselves now realize how the other 99% actually live?
Dec 12, 2012 10:20PM
Dec 12, 2012 10:18PM
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What's next ? Stilettos for "men "  ?
Dec 12, 2012 10:16PM
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That is so wrong, I don't care who you are or how great a body, no REAL man would ever wear those!
Dec 12, 2012 10:16PM
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More like, " trend for metrosexuals ,cockjockeys and polesmokers ".They probably have a hatch in the back for easy access .
Dec 12, 2012 10:15PM
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No straight man would ever wear anything remotely like that.  
Dec 12, 2012 10:15PM
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they are sold under label called H.O.M.O
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