Boxer Shorts or Boxers are generally forms of undergarments worn by men. They were named so, as in regard of the elastic shorts worn by the boxers for unhindered leg movement. Boxers are preferred mainly because of the freedom and comfort they provide along with the diverse selection of the fabrics and designs.
Boxers came into existence gradually with the idea of elastic waist trunks over the belted trunks. For a brief period, they were replaced by Jockey's briefs. But the last 40 years noticed the sale of both, the briefs and boxer shorts, with particular generation and regional preferences. Boxer shorts gained more popularity when musician Nick Kamen stripped into white boxers during one of his shows.
Presently, boxers have come up with loads of choices. Fastening mechanism such as metal snaps or buttons are deployed, which according to many aren't needed. Further designs as that in a Gripper Boxer or Yoke Front Boxer have been quite famous.
Numerous companies have come up with diversified designs, color pastels and patterns for their products. Jockey stands as a perfect example. Experts also tend to debate over the usage of boxers over normal undergarment. Nevertheless, it has become a trend in men's clothing.