Underwear and the economy usually don’t go hand in hand. The Men’s Underwear Index just might be the exception.
In time for New York Fashion Week, H&R Block released the below infographic profiling six different fashion-based indices purported to be indicative of the U.S. economy. For instance, the theory goes that typically stable men’s underwear sales tend to drop in a recession as men try to stretch out the use of each pair.
Of course, it isn’t an exact science, so grains of salt may apply.