Friday, February 09, 2007

Mantyhose




Tights.

Pantyhose.

Call them what you will. They’re no longer just for women…

ONE of France's leading hosiery makers is launching a new line for men next month - pantyhose with a welcome front opening and big feet, available in thick mannish knit but also as sheer tights. Gerbe, which is based in eastern France, said this week that the country's first hosiery line for men would go on sale in March "due to increasing demand from male clients." The pantyhose comes with a larger belt than for women as well as an opening, with "Men opaque", "sheer" or "satin" available in four models of tights, with and without feet, and three models of feel-good knee-high hosiery made to help drain toxins and massage tired limbs.


Robin Hood: Men in Tights (Dance number)




Sing along...

We're men, we're men in tights.
We roam around the forest looking for fights.
We're men, we're men in tights.
We rob from the rich and give to the poor, that's right!
We may look like sissies, but watch what you say or else we'll put out your lights!
We're men, we're men in tights,
Always on guard defending the people's rights.

(can can)

We're men, MANLY men, we're men in tights. YES!
We roam around the forest looking for fights.
We're men, we're men in tights.
We rob from the rich and give to the poor, that's right!
We may look like pansies, but don't get us wrong or else we'll put out your lights.
We're men, we're men in tights (TIGHT tights),
Always on guard defending the people's rights.
When you're in a fix just call for the men in tights!
We're butch!

30 comments:

  1. yay! first!

    now, why on earth does a man need pantyhose?

    oh, when they wear those dresses like sid and tickers.

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  2. Bollocks! I wanted to be first.

    Mantyhose... So fucking wrong, even for poofs.

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  3. When I run in my lyrca pants from work, I get called out for wearing my "man-a-tards"

    Laugh away kids.

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  4. nothing new, when I was at school I had a part-time job in a general grocery store. We used to get a load of builders who were building roads nearby come in and buy ladies tights - they swore by them for keeping themselves warm in the winter. American tan was their favourite colour.

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  5. Tights for men? Ridiculous!

    Women’s tights stretch to fit perfectly well, in my experience.

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  6. Pink: It’s a niche that needed filling. Nature abhors a vacuum.

    Piggy: Please don’t let me catch you on cam wearing those.

    I actually prefer seeing you bare your arse.

    Spikey: *clutching. sides. laffing. so. hard.*

    Frobi: Is that where the Monty Python troupe got their sketch ideas?

    Tickers: That’s why they make Queen size.

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  7. There was a footballer in the 70s called Keith Weller who once played a match in white tights. Very chic.

    One of his Leicester City (David Nielsen's team) team mates, Alan Birchenall, also shocked the footballing establishment by kissing Sheffield United's Tony Currie full on the lips at Christmas (they were both on their knees at the time). They both had long blonde hair.

    Sorry they weren't Italian, MJ.

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  8. I've just found the photo and they weren't kneeling, they were sitting.

    The mind plays tricks over the years.

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  9. Geoff: While I found that photo titillating, please see if you can find a pic for me of two shirtless ITALIAN footballers snogging and I'll be ever so grateful.

    Convict: Eh?

    WW: With the deep freeze upon you in WinterPeg, you're going to need more than tights. But dancing the Can Can should warm you up.

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  10. Fascinating fact: In the original Robin Hood stories, he wore red tights.

    Oh, and the original stories were set in India. Same for William Tell.

    Anyway (fave word)...

    I have to say I find mantights strangely sexless. Unlike speedos, tighty wighty briefs, lycra, or...um...any of the other items of clothing I like to look at but don't own.

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  11. I find the man in mantyhose quite attractive.

    And also, Kapitano's avatar of House is quite dashing as well!

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  12. I agree with mantyhose being too ghey for ghey though if that gurl above likes it sign me up.

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  13. Trouble is tights make your balls hot and sweaty!

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  14. What a turn off. I had to look at Geoff's pic for quite some time to get over it.

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  15. Kapitano: You are hereby Infomaniac’s historical consultant.

    Isn't "anyway" copyrighted as Tazzy and Piggy's favourite word?

    Awa: I’ll let you in on a little secret. Kapi IS Hugh Laurie.

    Knudsen: That gurl Awaiting LOVES it. I’ll tell her to come round to yours. With a jar of pickled cockles, eh?

    Frobi: The chafing must be horrendous.

    IDV: I think Geoff is holding back on the footballer snogging pics. I, for one, want more.

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  16. Me two too to for the snoggin shirtless footballin sweaty mens!

    seconding frobi's observation on warm tights. used to wear them over longhandles when i went fishing and it was TOASTY ROASTY.
    of course so was i, usually.

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  17. Hairy legs are sexier than tights where I come from.

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  18. FN: It's been too long since I posted pics of sweaty shirtless footballers.

    *off to do some "research"*

    Gorilla: No market for Veet in the Congo.

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  19. Hello!

    Are you dead?

    *looks for black Chanel veil*

    Where's todays post then, you lazy cunt?

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  20. Piggy: For fuck's sake.

    Can't a bitch take a day off?

    I'm working on Monday's "Blogging Roundup" if you must know.

    So if you want to be included in the 'Roundup,' post something worthwhile instead of that dog with the finger up its arse.

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  21. I am wanking furiously whilst wearing pantyhose - do I get in the bloggers round up? I promise you a live show in return!!

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  22. Include me! Although nothing good has hit my way since..... forever.

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  23. Mutley & Awa: Beg for it, bitches!

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  24. I would be happy having any part of me tight..or being in something tight,really, really, tight!
    I'm happy when I'M tight!

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  25. HE: You're tight now, aren't you?

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  26. WHO HAS THE RIGHT TO SAY MEN SHOULD NOT WEAR PANTYHOSE OR TIGHTS, MOST MEN HAVN'T GOT THE BALLS TO WEAR THEN.BEFORE YOU KNOCK IT, TRY IT.

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  27. I agree with Anonymous who ever he or she is. Who does have the right to say men can't wear tights or pantyhose and that most men are too macho to even try them. There has to be some reason women like the. They I tried they feel great on the legs and like it. So does my wife and my daughters think it's cool

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  28. ANON & GERRY: It was not my intention to upset the Mantyhose community!

    Here on Infomaniac we delight in having a bit of fun and this may seem irreverent to others. However, we also poke fun at OURSELVES.

    I wholeheartedly encourage both men and women to dress as they desire and to enjoy their freedom and individuality.

    No harm intended.

    Up with Mantyhose!

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