Seven sexy jockstraps every gay needs in their underwear collection

Seven sexy jockstraps every gay needs in their underwear collection.

Buying a jockstrap is a rite of passage for gays but sometimes it’s difficult to find the right one for you.

Whether you just want to feel good in a jock, need to invest in one for workouts or you’re looking to find the perfect one for those mirror pictures then there’s loads of styles and brands to choose from.

There’s everything from rainbow to ribbed and sport-branded to popstar-themed jockstraps – thank you Lady Gaga.

So, if you’re buying your first one or adding to your collection we’ve put together a list of some of the best around below. And remember, jockstraps aren’t just for bottoms!

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1. Nike

Nike jockstrap
The Nike jockstrap is a popular choice.

“Are you wearing the-“, “the Nike jockstrap? Yeah, I am”, said every single gay when these were released on ASOS. The jocks became really popular when they dropped and were then seen in mirror selfies across the globe. The jock is now back in stock and a pack of three costs £20.25 from ASOS here.

2. Chromatica

Take me to Chromatica! We couldn’t put together a list of jockstraps without including this one. All other jockstraps can go home because the Chromatica jock is here.

If you didn’t already know, Lady Gaga released a Chromatica-themed jockstrap to coincide with the release of her album of the same name back in 2020. It was launched alongside a thong, rain boots and sweatpants, so something for every occasion – she’s such a thoughtful popstar. The jock is still available to buy from Lady Gaga’s official store here.

3. Box Underwear

Box Menswear has plenty of jockstrap styles to choose from.
Box Menswear has plenty of jockstrap styles to choose from.

Box Underwear is a popular brand among gay men, you might recognise the logo from thirst traps online or you’ve seen the line yourself while looking for new underwear. The site has plenty of different styles including snug trunks, see-through boxers, tight briefs and ribbed. They’re priced from £20-£27 and you can shop all of the Box jockstraps on the website here.

4. Classic jockstraps

The classic style jockstrap. (Amazon)
The classic style jockstrap. (Amazon)

If you’re after a retro, classic and sporty look then these athletic ones are ideal. Obviously they were originally used for sports but are also a good choice for comfort and support, as well as aesthetic purposes in whatever way that may be… You can get these ones in a pack of three featuring white, black and green for £27.99 on Amazon or you can buy them individually.

5. Jockmail

The Jockmail jockstrap. (Amazon)
The Jockmail jockstrap. (Amazon)

This rainbow jockstrap comes from brand Jockmail and is a great way to rep the Pride colours at all times! Even during a formal occasion, because who’s going to know? They’re priced at £7.49 and are available from Amazon here. Jockmail has loads of different designs you can choose from including black and white, striped and ribbed to name a few. They can also all be shopped on Amazon.

6. Diesel

The Diesel jockstrap. (Amazon)
The Diesel jockstrap. (Amazon)

This classic design from Diesel is also a popular jockstrap choice and comes in packs of three at around the £24 on Amazon. If you’re a fan of the Diesel brand but want some jocks that look a little more colourful then there’s plenty to choose from. This includes camo, gothic and of course rainbow prints. To shop them go to the Amazon page here.

7. Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein Pride jockstrap.
Calvin Klein has classic jockstrap styles as well as its Pride range.

Another popular underwear brand is Calvin Klein, so if you’ve got the briefs or the trunks then why not get the complete set and add the jockstrap. This includes the Pride range, which features straps in the colours of the rainbow flag.

You can also get the classic Calvin Klein jocks in white, grey and black with the original logo waistband as well as the Intense Power range, which features the larger logo.

To shop all of the Calvin Klein jockstrap range head to