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8 Reasons Why Boxer Briefs with Wide Waistband Reign Supreme

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Leave Ordinary Behind with Wide Waistband Boxer Briefs

You’ve probably never given much thought to the waistbands on your boxer briefs.

That is until they dig into your skin, bunch, or roll up at the worst possible moment. Yeah, no thank you.

That’s why we constructed every pair of Drawlz to have a 2” wide, soft waistband, to solve these problems and many more.

Check out this guide listing eight reasons why boxer briefs with wide waistband are the best choice for men’s underwear, the best wide waistband boxer briefs out there, and the answers to some common FAQs.

Let’s get right into it.

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Prevents Muffin Top

Regardless of your size, many men have to deal with the dreaded muffin top. Boxer briefs with narrow, thin waistbands do nothing to help with this common calamity, but wide waistbands just may be the key you’re looking for.

If you measure your underwear size at the hips instead of the waist and wear wide waistband boxer briefs at the hips, you can comfortably prevent muffin top day in and day out.

Which dovetails perfectly into my next point.

Creates Slimming Effect

Now whether you have to deal with a muffin top or not, we could all use a little slimming.

Instead of pinching and pushing any extra baggage around the waist, wide waistbands keep it all in place, creating a desirable slimming effect.

If you’re a guy with an athletic build that doesn’t really need any extra slimming, you can still benefit from a fashionable, wide waistband complimenting your disciplined physique.

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A soft, wide waistband provides a comfortable and non-restrictive fit around the waist, reducing irritation and discomfort.

This eliminates the potential for digging into the skin, something I know a lot of guys struggle with almost every day.

If it’s not digging into the skin, it also means no friction, which therefore also eliminates risk of rashes, unsightly lines, and even bleeding.

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Enhanced Fit = No Roll Waistband

A wide waistband helps to maintain a proper fit by keeping the boxer briefs securely in position. No more uncomfortable adjustments or embarrassing guest appearances from your crack.

This also totally eliminates any chances of bunching or rolling, ensuring a smooth and streamlined appearance and comfortable, secure fit.

Moves With You

Wide waistbands move with you, meaning you won’t have to adjust them nearly as much as thin waistbands.

When you’re wearing boxer briefs with a soft, wide waistband, you can comfortably and confidently move around your day without having to worry about any unsightly wardrobe malfunctions.

As a matter of fact, when your waistband does show, it displays that you have fashion sense right down to your underwear; a major plus in any woman’s book.

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Your boyz need support throughout the day, and the stability provided from a wide waistband will give them exactly that. No more embarrassing sack adjustments in public.

The support from wide waistbands also prevent sagging or shifting of the fabric, giving a secure and supportive feel.

Looks Luxury

Boxers with a wide waistband that matches your drip without a doubt contributes to your overall style.

If you’re matching head to toe down to your underwear, people will take notice and remember that you spare no expense when it comes to living luxuriously.


We all want to get the most bang for our buck, and you’ll definitely get more out of boxer briefs with wide waistbands.

They don’t fray, split, rip, or fade nearly as fast as cheaper, narrower waistbands do. They may cost more upfront, but you will save money over time - and look damn good doing so.

The Best Boxer Briefs with Wide Waistband

All Drawlz boxer briefs feature a 2” wide, soft waistband, which is on average 1” wider than what most brands use for their waistbands.

Check out our top summer picks below.


What are the different types of boxer briefs waistbands?

The different types of boxer briefs waistbands include elastic waistbands, wide waistbands, logo waistbands, branded waistbands, and waistbands with specific designs or patterns.

How tight should boxers be around the waist?

The tightness of boxers around the waist can vary based on personal preference. However, a general guideline is that they should fit comfortably without feeling too loose or too tight. The waistband should provide a secure fit without digging into the skin or causing discomfort.

Why does my boxer waistband fold?

Boxer waistbands may fold for several reasons, such as improper fit, excessive tightness, or low-quality construction. If the waistband is too tight or the fabric lacks elasticity, it can lead to folding or rolling. Choosing the right size and opting for high-quality boxer briefs can help minimize this issue.

As you can see, wide waistbands are far superior to their narrow, thin counterparts; and this is why I only use wide waistbands for Drawlz.

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Until next time,


Founder, Drawlz

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