Unless you’re a Norwegian death metal singer or fighting with styrofoam weapons at a Renaissance festival, codpieces are always a bad idea.
Any man boldly sporting a codpiece as he walks into a room will instantly gain everyone’s full attention. But remember, the codpiece is supposed to accentuate and not dominate, so even though everyone is likely to be staring at you, keep the focus on them. Maintain eye contact and talk about others. Following those simple rules will also help draw a lady’s attention.
Read more about bringing codpieces back into style at the Art of Manliness site: http://artofmanliness.com/2011/04/01/bringing-back-the-codpiece/