Friday, May 26, 2006
Loincloths: The New Japanese Fashion Trend
The Mitsukoshi department store in Tokyo's Ginza district reports a boom in the sale of loincloths.
Known in Japan as fundoshi, these traditional garments went out of fashion decades ago but they’re making a huge comeback.
"They're unconstrained and have got good ventilation, and they're suited for Japan's humid summers," a department store official said.
Many businessmen are buying fundoshi as “power underwear” to wear when they want good results at work.
If you’re short on cash, here’s how to make your own loincloth.