Q: What is it about the Y-front brief design that is so great in terms of underwear design? Was the brief made to emulate a yukata, which could also help with the legwear?
A: This brief may look like a yukata once you find out how it is. Yukata has lots of pockets, and these pockets and seat of the briefs have many layers – so the shape has a lot of texture and shape to it.
So it’s a great kind of underwear design – it can be worn in different ways with other fabrics or shapes, or different colours.
The Y-front brief has very thin and rounded sides. Also, if your legs are big or short, you get to choose between the Y-front brief with short side, which is not as flexible as the Y-front brief with long side, or you get to choose between the long side Y-front with Y-front strap and the short side Y-front with Y-front strap in one long design.
The short side Y-front doesn’t have sleeves, so you choose one design, which would be a longer material like hemp or denim. And then you’ll get either short or long sleeves. You can change the colour.
Q: When was the first time someone wearing this on a commercial trip?
A: It’s been