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Manliness has been at war for the last few decades. Our diet has slowly changed over that period, changes that have left us with less testosterone. Expectations are that we should be less masculine and more feminine – both from a style and emotional standpoint. Now, there have been welcome changes to that manliness should accept with open arms. We’re more open minded in today’s society than we were in the past. More open to change, new philosophies and new ideas.
Men are not neanderthals. At our base we are hunter-gatherers. We are warriors. But we are also loving fathers, brothers, and husbands. Society is turning us into sob-stories. Instead of being the shoulder, we look for one to lean on. Instead of lifting others up and leading, we tear our friends down with gossip and back-talk. And now, more than ever, society is changing how men dress. Let’s take it all back, starting with our clothes.
Dress Like A Man Not A Metrosexual (Estrosexual)
What’s old is new again. For some reason that’s the way the world works in many of its facets. It’s true with training; compound, heavy lifts with free weights are becoming more and more popular. It’s also true with fashion. The Rat Pack-styled suit, with the thin tie, possibly held close by a tie clip, while the pocket square is folded crisply, showing but a centimeter of it’s usually white face.
Casual wear is seeing a similar trend. James Dean-like simplicity is poking its head back into men’s fashion – a place where men’s fashion belongs. The V-neck is everywhere, usually in shades or simple colors. T-shirts of the same variety, covered by denim or leather, resting atop jeans or kakis that fit neatly over desert boots. Simplicity, whether it’s for work, casual, summer, or sport, is where a man should focus his attention. It’s in the radical that the metro – or estrosexual male (new word: meaning a man with a bit too much estrogen in his life) creeps his far too preciously groomed face. Read the rest of this entry »