This Weird Half-Thong Bathing Suit is a World Full of NO.

Bobby Norris and Harry Derbidge wear the utterly unflattering "string lateral flash" swimsuit.  Don't do this at home, please.

Bobby Norris and Harry Derbidge wear the utterly unflattering “string lateral flash” swimsuit. Don’t do this at home, please.

Okay, we’ve been flooded with pictures on Facebook of the very strange, very odd, very uncomfortable men’s swimwear trend that looks across between a thong and a boomerang.  Yes, this is a thing, and we here at G Philly want to make a clear and resounding message: this bathing suit is not okay.

Yes, the two hot twinks above (Bobby Norris and Harry Derbidge) have a pair of killer bodies, and, yes, in most swimwear they’d look pretty damn good.  But, let’s be frank…no one looks good in this monstrosity.

Oh, and, by the way, the half man-thong actually has a name: it’s called a String Lateral Flash (oh, it’s a flash alright) and it is made by a company called Alter.  You can purchase the cock sock (because that’s pretty much all it is) from the French underwear website Inderwear.  But, please, do yourself and the rest of the crowd at the Raven pool a favor: if you have an ounce of dignity, don’t.

Besides, it can’t possibly be comfortable to walk around in what looks like a Speedo designed for an amputee.


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