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The Right Tool For The Job

    Yesterday I bought one of those old style safety razors, the ones you twist the bottom of the handle, the top opens up like a butterfly and you can replace the blade. Neat.I was excited, it was the same razor my dad used in the 60's and 70's. It was "retro" and a bit of nostalgia, I was curious to see what my father went through to get rid of stubble. With a lathered face, while holding a shaving tool from another era, I was thinking it was going to be a breeze. Less razor bumps, they said on the box. A smoother shave, they said. Sure, let's do this. 15 seconds into it, while carefully trying to reach those pesky...

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Underwhere?

We looked all over the world.When we were designing the Krakatoa Underwear Classic line, we bought dozens of pairs from Australia, Brazil, Canada, US, Japan, China, Europe. We bought the best of the best to try them out. Wore them extensively, washed them in different water temperatures and parameters, checked them for comfort, durability, usability.But the deeper we looked, the more we found the same old, hidden in plain sight. Always the same stuff, with a different packaging or logo. Still the stuffy, uncomfortable cuts and materials, or just plain weird undies at times - purple elephant, really?Some were close to perfect, but no cookie.That strengthened our resolve to create an underwear like nothing else we tried before.We focused on...

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The Wall

There is no denying. Every time you need new underwear, you get that feeling, the bottomless pit of despair in your stomach: you will need to face The Wall. You know The Wall. The long, confusing isle full of the same faceless torsos wearing the same old underwear. Cottons, synthetics, blends, blahblahblahs. Tons of variations of the same-same. Oh, the sameness. Best case scenario you get the same as last year’s, just a bit harsher and newer. Worst case? A 5 pack of ill-fitting little torture devices.  Life is too short for bad underwear   So here is what we propose: Get a subscription to the Krakatoa Club. You will get the best underwear for men at a discount (even on top...

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Spread Love.

More than ever, we need to love one another. 2016 has been quite a difficult year.We lost so many incredible people. We had a brutal, vicious election cycle. We are still seeing suffering from wars and terrorism around the globe. Our planet feels a bit abandoned. Social norms seem broken. But in this insufferable year, we have at least one thing that we can do, that is love one another. Love is free. Love is happiness. Love is kind. Love is change. Love is more than just a word, love is what makes the world bearable. It's what makes the little things - and the big ones - worth it.Here at Krakatoa we believe love is what make us get up in the morning, put...

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Tips For Purchasing the Best Boxer Briefs and the Hottest Trunks for Men

News Flash: Men don’t like to buy underwear. In fact, it’s so bad that 25% of men have someone else do it for them. Most guys keep a pair for an average of 7 years. Seven! You know, that dreaded twisted pair on the back of the undies drawer - the one with a loose elastic on the leg and the scratchy label on the back? Yeah, those for when you “forgot to do laundry”. For the third time. This month.But fret not! We are here to help you choose the best underwear for your needs, from different materials to different styles and cuts, underwear is our specialty. Consider the Style What’s your preferred undies style? Do you like classic briefs...

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