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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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319Comments
Dec 12, 2012 10:47PM
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I try to have an open mind about what people wear, but these don't look good on most women, and they look even worse on men. yuk.
Dec 12, 2012 10:46PM
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this man will not be hopping on that trend train!
Dec 12, 2012 10:44PM
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I guess guys who wear these also bought some high heeled peter pan boots .
Dec 12, 2012 10:43PM
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Oh dear!  As if men's running tights weren't bad enough!  Gentlemen, no one wants to see any impression of your man-parts, bulging through your clothes.  Just say NO!!!

Dec 12, 2012 10:38PM
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This crap is for metrosexual **** who applaud, adhere to, and uphold the fad of these days and times that is the effeminization of the male. It started in the 90s, telling us to 'get in touch with our feminine side', amongst the hordes of subliminal imagery and idoltry in pop mainstream media and television. No man would ever wear such garments. **** would, little boys who don't know any better would, but not men.
Dec 12, 2012 10:37PM
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Do they have them in plus sizes ? I can see someone about300lbs. plus wearing them Kinda like the speedo on the beach !
Dec 12, 2012 10:36PM
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Interesting,but in the wintertime you put them on and call them long johns/thermals.Stop

hating on someone who wants to wear them as a fashion statement,you're just being

hypocritical.Personally I don't want to see them on anyone,unless they have a long top,

skirt etc. to cover with.

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