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Nylon underwear is having a well-deserved moment in the spotlight. Among all the various fabrics on offer in modern undergarments, this silky-feeling material keeps catching the attention of stylish gents and comfort seekers alike.

In times past, you could be forgiven for not glancing twice at fabric composition when shopping for new undergarments. But these days, when you’re on a mission for the perfect balance of comfort, looks and versatility; it’s high time to give nylon underwear a second look.

Let’s explore this innovative textile, discover how it performs in each category, and discern if nylon underwear for men is really worth the hype.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Comfort
  • Appearance
  • Durability
  • Fast-Drying
  • Health Benefits
  • The Best Men's Nylon Underwear

Featured Expressionz: Signaturez Gold, 23'z, DBC Signaturez

Is Nylon Good for Underwear?

Nylon is a versatile, multi-benefit fiber that has a lot to boast about in the undergarment department. It’s no coincidence that it’s the most common fabric often seen in many different styles of mens underwear. 

Comfort

It goes without saying that your undergarments should be comfortable first and foremost. Many mens underwear styles are well suited to nylon construction, and for good reason. This technical fabric ranks high in the comfort stakes due to these characteristics: 

LIGHTWEIGHT

Unparalleled in its feather-lightness, nylon underwear is the best fabric choice if you prefer a barely-there wearing experience. Its streamlined fiber allows plenty of air flow for breathable comfort, and its lightweight silky feel won’t weigh you down in warmer weather. 

WON'T BUNCH UP

Compared to other types of material like cotton that can slide up the thighs as you’re moving around, nylon underwear doesn't bunch up. With its flexible fit that conforms to your body like a second skin, nylon construction in your boxer brief underwear means you’ll never need to readjust. 

SECURE, BREATHABLE FIT

Getting the right balance of snug support and breathability can be a challenge when buying underwear for men, but nylon makes easy work of this critical combination. The flexible nature of the fabric lends itself well to movement, incorporating just the right amount of stretch to support you where it matters most - without any restricting cling.

Here at Drawlz, we approach well-fitting underwear with the seriousness it deserves. As such, we’ve perfected the art with a blend of 85% nylon and 15% elastane in our Expressionz collection, offering the ideal balance of support and breathability.

APPEARANCE

Let’s face it: You want your underwear to look good, especially if you’re lucky enough to show it off to a special someone. Not to mention, there’s nothing that puts confidence in your stride quite like knowing you look the part right down to your Drawlz. Here’s how nylon works to keeps things looking fresh:

WRINKLE-FREE FINISH

Nylon harnesses all the luxurious softness of silk, but wipes out the high maintenance laundry care required. This wash-and-go fiber never needs an iron to look sleek, smooth and put-together, making it a premier choice for travelers - or those of us who have a bumper stack of favorite Drawlz stuffed in our underwear drawer. 

Showcases Prints & Designs

If you like making a statement with your undergarments, nylon is a premier fiber choice to show off your stylish side. It lends itself incredibly well to striking designs, showcasing vibrant colors and prints with brilliant clarity and unsurpassed fade resistance. Naturally, nylons have become a go-to fiber for many designer underwear brands - especially those with high definition designs and bold prints as seen in our ever-popular Expressionz line.

Featured: Expressionz 3 Pack

DURABILITY

Specially developed to be hard-wearing, strong, and resistant to abrasion; nylon underwear really goes the distance. This means you’ll enjoy a longer lifespan from your boxers, and ultimately better value from your investment.

HOLDS SHAPE

A truly intuitive fabric, nylon has the unique ability to snap back into shape wash after wash. It won’t lose shape after extended wear, so you can get the most mileage out of each day. Furthermore, it stays looking fresh and brand new for the longest time, with no risk of sagging or stretching you might encounter with other fabrics. 

WON’T SHRINK

If you don’t have time to deal with exhaustively long care labels, nylon makes easy work on wash day. It can be machine washed and tumble dried with confidence, unlike cotton underwear which tends to shrink up to 10% after washing - and catastrophically more so if accidentally thrown in a hot dryer cycle.

Stays Vibrant

Nylon’s special fibers absorb dye like a dream and hold it there, resisting any fade or dingy tones that other fabrics might pick up after a few cycles through the machine. That means your favorite prints, colors and designs won’t fade, crack or warp. 

Featured Expressionz: Highlightz Pink, Signaturez Gold, Vetz

Fast-Drying

Lightning fast drying is a deal-breaker, in our humble opinion. Whether you’re a gym junkie, tend to sweat, or simply need your Drawlz dry in record time - nylon is it. 

GREAT FOR THE GYM

Turns out, nylon underwear is an overachiever in the athletic department too. This moisture-wicking textile pulls sweat and moisture away from your skin for rapid evaporation, which in turn prevents irritation - even if you’re working up a serious sweat while working out.

WON’T STIFLE YOU IN SUMMER

Nylon underwear repels moisture, forcing sweat to the surface to dry fast. This is good news if you live in a warm climate so you can avoid that swampy, damp feeling you might otherwise get with cotton underwear. Nylon underwear styles are a solid choice, whether you live in the tropics, run hot, or have a SO who likes to crank up the heat.

HEALTH BENEFITS OF WEARING NYLON UNDERWEAR

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PREVENTS CHAFING

Nylon underwear is great for sensitive skin, thanks to its slippery texture and moisture-wicking power that stops chafing in its tracks. Rubbing and irritation is an unavoidable reality for many big & tall guys, but nylon underwear is a great way to find frictionless relief. If you feel like you’ve tried everything to prevent the perfect storm of friction and dampness that creates chafe, you may benefit from switching your cotton underwear out for nylons instead.

WHICH TYPE OF UNDERWEAR IS BEST FOR MALES?

If you’re looking for the complete package of style, comfort, breathability and support, you can’t go past boxer briefs. Of course, personal preference should always be a factor when choosing your underwear; but the low-profile fit, snug support and sleek silhouette of boxer briefs wins every time.

WHICH UNDERWEAR IS BETTER, NYLON OR COTTON?

In the showdown between cotton and nylon underwear, it all boils down to two things: It depends on what you’re mostly doing, and of course your personal preferences. Each textile has their benefits, but if you plan on working out, working up a sweat, or showing off some striking prints and designs; Nylon underwear is king. 

WHAT IS THE BEST MEN’S NYLON UNDERWEAR?

Unsurpassed in quality, design and well-executed details, Drawlz Expressionz are the premier choice in nylon underwear for men. Each pair is handcrafted with 85% nylon and 15% elastane to give you just the right amount of stretch, and stitched with flex fit flatlock seams for the sleekest fit. Their soft, wide waistband and bold prints seal the deal, making them the most comfortable, stylish and wearable underwear on the market.

Featured Expressionz: Highlightz Pack

THE BOTTOM LINE

All in all, nylon underwear checks all the boxes a modern man demands. It’s comfortable, easy-care, supports your boldest fashion choices, and is perfectly suited to movement. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us at drawlzteam@drawlz.com. We're here to point you in the right direction and help you find your ideal match. 

Looking to give nylon underwear a go? Check out these top sellers from our Expressionzcollection, all made from a perfected blend of nylon-elastane for your ultimate fit.

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