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Twig and Barry are proud to offer quality brands that enhance the everyday comfort of the wearer. Don't settle for a decent fit; expect comfort that changes your life. We've ventured far and wide to bring together world class quality and extraordinary fit - we encourage you to try different brands to find out what works best for you.
We've compiled all the important jargon into one easy to navigate page that helps you compare it all and easily determine the right products for you. With everything from fabrics, fits, and purposes, you'll finally find exactly what you need the first time. No BS.
First off, T&B Terms.
Microfibre nylon – moisture wicking, action stretch, breathable, ultra fast drying. Performance fabric.
Polyester – Moisture wicking, breathable, quick drying. Performance fabric.
Merino Wool – Temperature regulating, naturally soft. Keeps you warm when you're cool, and cool when you’re hot.
Viscose – A soft, natural fibre made from purified wood pulp cellulose.
Modal® - Softest fabric, natural fibre made from a unique blend of beechwood pulp.
Cotton – The basic fabric many textiles is made of. Soft and comfortable.
Pima Cotton - Premium cotton, the extra long fibres lock in colour and prevent pilling, shrinking, or breaking.
Regular – relaxed fitting boxer brief
Modern – Slimmer fit through the seat and thighs
Semi compression – Slim through the thighs with stretch
Compression – tight fitting
Brief – no leg
Boxer Brief – 3-6” inseam
Trunk – 2-3” inseam
Long Leg – 7-9” inseam
Tight – long underwear, 28” inseam
Now, let's get to the Brand Breakdown.
Day Shift - When modal and cotton come together you get the familiar texture and breathability of cotton, with the silkiness of modal. Rated highest in extreme style on the 2Undr scale.
Swing Shift - You'll feel it right away, pure heavenly softness. The SWING SHIFT™ caresses the skin with the finest beechwood fiber in our signature modal fabric. Additionally, the material resists shrinkage, and is less likely to fade or pill as a result of friction. The smoothness of the fabric also rejects hard water deposits, allowing it to stay soft through repeated wash cycles.
Gear Shift - Modal and Cotton were made for each other. The result of this partnership is the familiar texture and breathability of cotton, combined with the silkiness of modal. The DAY SHIFT™ is perfect for the everyday hustle.
Power Shift - With COLDSKIN™ thermal reduction fabric was created specifically with exclusive feedback from our professional athletes. The performance poly blend provides the best support and quick-dry performance suited for top levels of competition. The compression-like feel combined with the Joey Pouch™ and extended Swass Patch™ deliver in the clutch.
Weekday - Designed with everyday comfort in mind. Lightweight, extremely comfortable, affordable, and plenty of color options is what makes the Weekday their best seller.
Weekend - Take your Weekend comfort and style to a whole new level. An upgraded silk jacquard waistband makes it feel like you're wearing nothing at all. The premium look and feel is perfect for those who like the finer things in life.
Pro - The Pro Series is made with our MyDRY fabric which wicks away moisture to keep you dry and comfortable at all times. With high-stretch and a lightweight, no-roll waistband, they are designed for athletes of all levels that are looking for the ultimate experience in performance and comfort.
Action - MyDry high-wicking fabric pulls moisture from your body, keeping you dry and comfortable, especially during athletic activities. Due to a slightly tighter fit, they will not ride up your legs, resulting in increased support and comfort. Fabric dries fast and wont lose shape when wet.
Twigs Tips: Saxx fit true to size, however if you are sitting on the lower end of the size range, some find a better fit when they go down a size.
24-Seven - Upgrade your everyday basic with premium cotton spiked with spandex for recovery. Classic, snug fit for security. Featuring SAXX-caliber functionality throughout, it's the perfect introduction to the brand. All 24-Seven feature the fly. 95% cotton 5% spandex.
Ultra – Features premium, 360 degree stretch viscose ideal for everyday comfort. Moisture wicking, comfort jacquard anti-roll waistband, and non-pilling properties. Available in a boxer brief, brief and tight. All Ultra’s feature the fly. 95% viscose 5% spandex. Tri-blend is 48% cotton, 47% viscose, 5% spandex.
Vibe – The colourful and more expressive brother to the Ultra, with a modern fit and tapered leg. Available in boxer brief. Vibe does not have a fly.
Platinum – Sophisticated and classic styles combined with the softest model fabric for a light, comfortable experience. Melange waistband, pilling resistant. Naturally breathable. 95% modal, 5% spandex. Available in the boxer brief. All Platinum feature the fly.
Blacksheep – Your go-to for cold weather adventure. Designed to keep you warm, dry and odor-free with temperature regulating properties, and the finest soft wool to keep you cozy. 95% merino wool, 5% spandex. 1 3/4” anti-roll waistband. Available in a boxer brief and tight.
ProElite 2.0 – The new and improved Pro Elite. Features an ergonomic, split panel design for added comfort in a modern, athletic silhouette. Moisture wicking with a bonded centre-back woven Saxx label. 90% polyester, 10% spandex. Athletic 1 3/8” waistband. Available in long leg or boxer brief.
Force – Built to provide the benefits of active compression before, during and after exercise. Articulated mesh back knee panel in the tight allows comfortable mobility, and has a reflective logo. 82% nylon, 18% spandex. 1 3/4” anti-roll, moisture wicking athletic waistband.
Fuse – Versatile performance qualities with the extreme comfort of a duel polyester blend. 88% polyester, 12% spandex.
Kinetic – Made to move, the kinetic collection features an all new semi-compression performance tight and redesigned athletic brief. 360-degree action stretch mesh jersey fabric and 1 ¾” anti-roll waistband. 85% nylon, 15% spandex
Quest 2.0 - Named by National Geographic as the ultimate travel underwear. Quick drying in 30 mins, ultra light, smooth micromesh fabric. Anti-odor, antimicrobial properties. Full colour, sublimated, anti-roll waistband (1 3/8”). Available in a long let or boxer brief. 77% nylon, 14% spandex, 9% polyester