Scottsdale 4/9/2013 10:32:07 PM
News / Consumer Goods

The Underwear Expert Launches "Boxers or Briefs," Men's Underwear Street Styles Video Interviews Hosted By Colby Melvin

Colby Melvin and The Underwear Expert team up to travel the US searching for what type of underwear average guys wear.

You’ve heard the age-old question, Boxers or Briefs? Now, The Underwear Expert, the ultimate authority in men’s underwear, has your answer. The Underwear Expert has partnered with Colby Melvin, model, GLBT activist and self-proclaimed goofball, for a new video street styles feature aimed at finding out what’s below.

Melvin will travel the country interviewing everyday guys for this segment; the first episode was filmed in Madison, Wisconsin. “We are very excited to work with Colby to help shed some light on what the average guy wears and why”, said Michael Kleinmann, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Underwear Expert.

Boxers or Briefs is based on a still photo version launched on The Underwear Expert last year. The updated version will feature video interviews from around the United States in which guys are asked what they wear and why. The Underwear Expert aims to expand this segment globally.

In addition to Boxers or Briefs, The Underwear Expert also has a section called Model Talk, where it interviews professional underwear models.

About The Underwear Expert:

Founded in January 2012 by industry executive Michael Kleinmann, The Underwear Expert is transforming and streamlining the way consumers and industry professionals access information about the men’s underwear industry. The Underwear Expert features exclusive content from over 240 men’s underwear brands around the world, exclusive interviews, videos, model photos, product reviews, new arrivals, news, trend stories, and an ongoing commentary on the industry. As it continues to expand, The Underwear Expert will be the singular voice in men’s underwear.

For more information:, or go to

press(at)underwearexpert(dot)com / 646-553-4710

About Colby Melvin

Born in the deep South, Colby Melvin was brought up to be a gentleman, but his mother taught him early on that to make a difference in this world, you need to be a little bit “hell raiser” too! Combining his passion for politics with his love of entertainment, Colby emerged in 2012 as a top underwear model and LGBT activist. Colby also works with Full Frontal Freedom, a coalition of independent artists and media executives –to raise awareness and enhance civil discourse on GLBT issues. In 2012, Colby receiving the Human Rights Award for Political Performing Arts from the Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club in New York.

Based in Los Angeles, Colby travels the country with two simple messages, "Be You" and "Believe in Equality." He and his partner, Brandon Robert Brown, founded Colbra Entertainment and are at work on several projects to expand the brand in 2013.

For more information about Colby Melvin, contact: 
amy(at)hijones(dot)com / 337-303-7119