The big winner of last night’s gay marriage vote is the metrosexual establishment

Yes, Minister: the ancien regime The "establishment" used to look like the cast of Yes, Minister. They were grey-haired, bowler-hatted and church-going. They spoke the Queen's English and believed in Queen and country. Many hailed from, and lived in, the countryside. They were white, middle-class, middle-aged men. Sexual preferences were kept hidden under bed covers. Today's establishment is an altogether different proposition. It's multi-cultural and youngish (or tries to look youngish, donning Read more [...]

David Beckham: rise of the metrosexual

Posted by Associate Editor Online Only, Section 4A, Top Highlights Friday, May 17th, 2013 David Beckham (CNN) — Father, son, husband of a Spice Girl, fashion icon, role model, sporting ambassador. It is sometimes easy to forget that David Beckham was ever a midfielder of the highest caliber with more than 100 appearances for England. He wore a sarong, a headscarf, nail varnish, adorned his body with tattoos and changed his expertly coiffured hair-do Read more [...]

OPINIÓN: Beckham, el metrosexual

Nota del editor: Ellis Cashmore es profesor de Cultura, Medios y Deporte en la Universidad de Staffordshire en Gran Bretaña y escribió el libro: Bekham. (CNN) — Padre, esposo de una Spice Girl, ícono de la moda, ejemplo a seguir, embajador del deporte. A veces es fácil olvidar que David Beckham fue un centrocampista del más alto calibre, con más de 100 participaciones con la selección de Inglaterra. Usó una pañoleta en la cabeza, barniz de uñas, adornó su cuerpo con tatuajes y cambió Read more [...]

Как быть скромным, когда ты лучший

Заповедь «мужик должен быть могуч, пахуч и волосат» окончательно утратила свою силу. Про то, что «мужчина должен быть чуть красивее обезьяны», забудьте. По крайней мере, если речь идет об адептах новой идеологии - метросексуалах.   С чего весь белый свет накинулся на Дэвида Read more [...]

Se retira David Beckham, estrella del fútbol mundial y el primer …

David Beckham, de 38 años, anunció ayer que dejará el fútbol profesional al final de la temporada, tras ayudar al Paris St.Germain a conquistar su primer título local en casi dos décadas, un trofeo que se sumó a los títulos conquistados en Inglaterra, España y EE.UU. Además de una extensa carrera como futbolista, Beckham se convirtió también en un ícono de la moda. “Las cosas empezaron a cambiar realmente con los hombres cuando empezamos a trabajar ocasionalmente con David Read more [...]

"I’m Neither Macho Nor Metrosexual" – Arjun Rampal

One of the most good looking actors of Hindi cinema model-turned Arjun Rampal, also known for his fashion sense, doesn’t take the titles given to him seriously. “I am not metrosexual. I am not macho. I am normal. I don’t even wear nail paint,” Arjun, 40, face of Nivea Men’s cream, told reporters at the announcement of new global brand position for the men’s range here Tuesday. The actor, voted as the most desirable man of the country, says it’s just a perception. Arjun Rampal Unveils Read more [...]

i am normal says arjun rampal

   "Neither am I metrosexual nor a macho. I am normal. Metrosexual does not mean he is gay. I don't wear nail paint etc," Arjun, who is one of the big names of model industry, told reporters in Mumbai at a Nivea event.     Arjun, who was voted as most desirable man and also the face of Nivea, feels that being desirable or sought-after is just a perception.     "I don't take such titles seriously. It feels good when your fans vote for you. My friends make fun of me and touch me," he chuckled.     Read more [...]

Arjun dismissive of looks

Arjun dismissive of looks (IANS) / 16 May 2013 One of the most good looking actors in Hindi cinema, Arjun Rampal, who is also known for his fashion sense, doesn’t take the titles given to him seriously.“I am not metrosexual. I am not macho. I am normal. I don’t even wear nail paint,” Arjun, 40, the face of Nivea Men’s cream, told reporters at the announcement of the new global brand position for the men’s range. The actor, voted as the most desirable man of Read more [...]