Hey Ladies: This is How Real, Ordinary Men Would Look in Sexy Underwear Ads
It is common to complain about glossy magazine covers featuring unrealistic-looking, airbrushed women on the covers, and how that changes the perceptions and expectations of men, but men occasionally get a bad rap, too. We don’t all look like David Beckham in our underwear, but the nice thing is, most women — who better understand the difference between women on the cover of magazines and women in real life — typically do not have those same expectations. There will be hairs in places one might not expect from looking at a male underwear ad, and those gleaming pectorals aren’t so gleaming and pectoral when a dude just polished off last night’s Chinese leftovers (although, greasy Chinese food will give us a certain sheen).
The point is: You’re not likely to see our rib cages and ripples when we take off our shirts, either, as demonstrated in the ads below (although, even most of these guys are more trim than your average Wisconsin man).