Sweet success for stink-proof undies

Last updated 09:38 14/11/2012
undies

SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS: A Japanese company has developed a range of smell-absorbing underpants, socks and T-shirts.

Relevant offers

Life

Are you more stressed at home than at work? Australian model strips to protest coalmine An empowering alternative to Barbie Exposed for what I really look like Senior flatties settle in Model Andrej Pejic changes gender The idiot's guide to gum etiquette Long-distance charity swim marks 16th birthday I faced jail for carrying a pepper spray If adverts said it like it is...

With Christmas looming, a Japanese company has developed a pair of underpants for the man who has everything - including flatulence problems.

Textile company Seiren said the underwear, which is made from fabric containing ceramic particles, absorbs unpleasant smells.

"It took us a few years to develop the first deodorant pants that are comfortable enough to wear in daily life but efficient in quickly eliminating strong smells," company spokeswoman Nami Yoshida told AFP.

She said the underpants had become a runaway hit.

"At first we thought about selling them to those who require nursing care and to hospitals.

"But to our surprise, lots of ordinary people, like businessmen who are in positions that require them to see people on a daily basis, bought them."

The company uses the same technology to manufacture socks to ward off stinky feet and T-shirts to prevent smelly armpits.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Comments

Recipe search

Special offers
Opinion poll

Is it ever OK to complain about other people's kids?

Yes, children should be seen and not heard.

No, let kids be kids and let off steam.

It depends on the situation.

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content