My second pair of Manview underwear for review was the Craven Jockstrap in red. After a positive experience with a pair of briefs last week by Manview, I was anxious to give these a shot. My first impression was that the fabric felt fantastic. andI liked the modern “fashion” styling rather than a classic jockstrap. Jocks are not my favorite generally. So I was pleasantly surprised when these ended up being my favorite pair for review yet!
I decided to wear these on a run rather than as underwear since that’s how I typically use a jock. I think these could easily be worn as daily underwear or for lounging around the house if that’s your style. It seems that many jocks now are made for fun/play rather than to hold up and be supportive during exercise. So I was really gonna test these!
As a 31-32 waist, these mediums fit just right so I would say they are true to size. Their chart says 30-32. The pouch is 85% nylon and 15% spandex so there was plenty of stretch. It hugged everything nicely – both visually and for support.
When pulled these on, the thing I liked most was the fabric – being really soft and supportive. The bright red color was great. Along with the contrast stitching and elastic around the pouch. The back straps staying in place during a 4 mile walk/run with very little adjustment needed. They actually held up as a jock! I am not a huge fan of classic straps with the really wide waistband and basic elastic straps that scratch a bit. These were a great modern take that also did their job and I have to say, made me look pretty good through my shorts. 🙂
One change I would make (and it is small) is that the front panel. It is a bit wide at the top and the navy blue elastic rolled under almost immediately. It didn’t change the comfort level, but it is a nice design feature that got lost.
- great fabric
- fun color combinations made them unique
- excellent support
- elastic around pouch rolled under
- Daily Fit – 10
- Sizing – 10
- Construction/Materials – 10
- Styling – 10
- Daily Performance – 10
- Overall – 10
This pair was furnished for review by Macondo Trading. You can find it at Candyman Fashion for $16.48