Super casual, super laid-back, and super comfortable, the only trick with boxers is getting them to stay in place when you tug on a pair of jeans. Everywhere from street style to the runways. While, over the course of 2022, the once-controversial trend received multiple stamps of approval including from celebrities this year, a new look emerged that is Women Wearing Boxers Above Their Jeans. The spring 2023 runway were filled with Boxers Above Jeans.
You would think that wearing this above your jeans would be a look for an ‘edgier’ fashion personality. However, even your more classically-styled It Girls are jumping on the boxers bandwagon. “Why have all men been gatekeeping boxers??”
Boxer shorts trend for women
From runways to street style, this is the boxer shorts trend for women as it stands. With waistlines lowering back down to our hips, it’s no wonder exposed underwear was a natural progression of this trend. However, it’s one thing for a style to appear on runways but quite another for it to reach the masses.
The newest frontier in androgynous styling is boxer shorts. While summer saw women wearing these light and floaty cotton shorts as cute outerwear, in winter, we’re surprised to see them peeking out above women’s trousers.
“I was inspired by how many women I knew, including myself, had a ‘borrowed’ boxer short in their wardrobe,” said Olivia Francis.
Wearing boxers above jeans was popular in Hip Hop
Historically, wearing boxers above jeans was popular in Hip Hop subcultures of the nineties, and subsequently made its way into most young male wardrobes of the era. Style influencers are jumping on the trend. However, this might be the first time we’re seeing Women wearing boxers above their jeans.
These light and floaty cotton shorts as cute outerwear, in winter, we’re surprised to see, peeking out above women’s trousers. Women’s boxer shorts have been a resounding success for the fledgeling Parisian label.