Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Puttin' on the Spanx (Shapers for Men)

The Nashua Telegraph published an article entitled, "Puttin' on the Spanx", about how Sara Blakely's company is now selling a shaper product in the form of a T-shirt for men (6/29/2010).

Here's my $0.02 worth, which I posted as a comment below the article on the Telegraph website:

Thanks for reporting on this, Mike. Spanx probably has a prototype in her basement for the lower half for us guys, too. However, she's too late on that count, as ActivSkin's already beaten her to it with their full support 'mantyhose'. You can find them at

I've been maintaining a blog called The Nylon Gene for the past year or so, which documents the emerging men's legwear trend and how it's gradually catching on--albeit on the sly underneath the average guy at the office's trousers. See more at and let me know what you think.


  1. the Article has disappeared?

  2. Found it,

    You have to search for Spanx from the front page to find the article now.

  3. Is that the same as

  4. Thanks for the link, Ranjit. Without trying them myself, I couldn't be sure. But, they certainly appear to be the same basic thing--and at a much lower price it seems.


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