It was, imo. The insides of my elbows were scratched / bleeding after wearing it for a day. I sold it because it was a bit tight (really more of a shacket); still actually looking for it in size M. And here's how the original shirt fades:
Agreed, I put my Airism briefs on the back burner and stocked up on Micro Tencel briefs. I've heard they're a mostly spring/summer item. The Micro Tencel is much more flexible and breathable; they do ride up a bit (but not as much as the Airism).