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The ‘Urban Cool’ Dev Anand: Our Very First Metrosexual Hero

It was the fifties. It was the time of a newly independent, newly integrated, newly awakened India; an India no longer only of farms and villages, but of industries and cities too. Where a distinct urban identity was forming and fast catching national fancy. It was a time when stars like Prithiviraj Kapoor, Ashok Kumar and KL Saigal, between themselves, had established an earthy, virtuous and home-grown celluloid ‘hero’. It was the time when showman Raj Kapoor, was winning national and international Read more [...]

Apple’s metrosexual iPhone is catching on — with men

Guys, if you feel comfortable in your masculinity, Apple has a new iPhone color just for you: pink. With the debut of the iPhone 6, Apple has released a new color that one design expert calls “Kim Kardashian pink,” according to a Bloomberg story. And while pink continues to be a color associated strongly with women, early anecdotal online evidence suggests that many men are opting for the pink phone. One man’s twitter account noted that he had ordered the pink iPhone, as had 4 of his male friends. Read more [...]

Ronnie Bardah on Jews; Women and Metrosexuality – Poker Update

Where are you currently? “I am in a house in one of the last Israeli cities on the Mediterranean side called Ashkelon. I have about 11 aunts and uncles here, and even more cousins, so I am hanging with them.” What is it about Israel that is so great? “Everything…the food, the people, and if you are coming for the first time you can go to Jerusalem to see the Holy City. Even if you aren’t religious you will still feel the energy going to see where Jesus was, and the old markets. There are Read more [...]

Will Blairites cross floor to Osborne?

Image copyright Getty Images This note is to an extent about the Chancellor, George Osborne. But it is only tangentially about economics. So if you only read me for stuff about the economy, sorry.But in the course of my day job, I sweep up all sorts of interesting gossip and speculation. And from time to time I feel it's only proper to share it.So here is the chatter: that one or a number Read more [...]

You’ve Heard Of The Metrosexual. Now, Meet The “Spornosexual”

You've Heard Of The Metrosexual. Now, Meet The “Spornosexual” Details Published on Monday, 14 September 2015 08:48 Written by Mushamir Mustafa “A what? What’s a spornosexual?” That’s the reaction I get from many people when I mention the term. If you are a dude who is super concerned about your appearance - and gymming for the sole reason to benefit your body image - you are a spornosexual, my friend. Mark Simpson, the journalist who created the term ‘metrosexual’ Read more [...]

Hipsters see off metrosexuals as skincare sales fall

Forget preening metrosexual types like David Beckham - these days it's all about the lumbersexual, whose hirsute, rugged appearance has pushed sales of male grooming products down, according to new figures. Research by Kantar Worldpanel has ... Forget preening metrosexual types like David Beckham - these days it's all about the lumbersexual, whose hirsute, rugged appearance has pushed sales of male grooming products down, according to new figures. Research by Kantar Worldpanel has suggested that Read more [...]

Carolyn Evans: Which type of man is trending today?

I've got some friends who are in the market for a good guy. Fortunately, they're all single so no Ashley Madison stuff is coming out about them. What is it they want? What kind of guy is the perfect guy? I was deep in thought about this, so I googled "types of guys." What popped up really surprised me. The Lumbersexual is a new popular kind of guy. He wears a flannel Read more [...]

The fall of the metrosexual: Hairy hipsters drive down sales of male grooming …

Forget preening metrosexual types like David Beckham - these days it's all about the lumbersexual, whose hirsute, rugged appearance has pushed sales of male grooming products down, according to new figures.Research by Kantar Worldpanel has suggested that although sales of male grooming products grew by five per cent in the summer of 2012, compared with just two per cent for women, that figure has since plateaued. Men aged 25-34 are now buying three fewer packs of toiletries Read more [...]

Hipsters see off metrosexuals as skincare sales fall

British men are rediscovering their inner caveman. Sales of male skincare products have slumped as the era of the metrosexual man appears to be coming to an end. Sales of deodorant have also fallen over the past year as growing numbers of men — probably to the horror of nearby women — are choosing to go au naturel. The deodorant market has shrunk by £13 million over the same period, with one in five men not using the product at all, according to Kantar Worldpanel, the market research Read more [...]

$700K Metrosexual Funhouse Consumes Entire ATL Building

Click here to view the full photogallery. Within the walls of this industrial Castleberry Hill building from 1900 is a massive metrosexual habitat with features you don't find every day. The $700,000 list price includes the entire multi-story building, with its 4,000 square feet of floor space and banana-yellow exposed ductwork. Despite the lackluster listing photos, it's clear the building was indeed renovated in 2013 and now includes perks like a chef's kitchen, sultry wall murals, boxing Read more [...]