2008 was an awesome year for metro manliness. We saw everything Mantyhose to Boytox, and even celebrated Murves! Here's a quick recap of the most absurd and amazing manity moments of the past year.

Manity Vanity

    Manties

    Check out these frilly underthings for men who "want to be and feel a little special, naughty, and very sexy." They come in many colors and have extra room for, you know, stuff girls don't have.

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    manties.net

    Mirdles

    Hailed as the new "Spanx for men," the Core Precision undershirt apparently shaved 3" off a reporter's waistline!

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    equmen.com

    Mantyhose

    These pretty dove gray legs are part of a whole e-MANcipate project.

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    e-MANcipate.net

    Men at Work - In Shorts

    Even the New York Times published an article about men going to work in shorts.

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    Malingering on Flickr

    Murse

    They keep trying to think of another name for the man purse. This one's a "Holdall."

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    Queens Leather

    Guyliner

    Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy released a line of eye pencils for men, sold at Hot Topic.

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    Mandation

    Clinique M Cover is a handy foundation stick men can use to cover blemishes and dark undereye circles.

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    Clinique

    Manscara

    We didn't even have to create a silly name for this - Taxi Man London named it Manscara of their own free will.

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    Guyliner

    Boytox

    The New York Times also reported an upswing in the number of men going for botox.

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    Manscaping

    Shaving Everywhere was launched. Everywhere.

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    shaveeverywhere.com