He loves Armani, is seen just as often near a catwalk as competing in sport, confesses an adulation for Kylie Minogue, even designs his own jewellery. So Ian Thorpe told Australia in a radio interview last November. With interests outside the domain of the traditional Aussie macho male, Thorpe talked about his sexuality for the first time. He was flattered that the gay community identified with him, he said, but he was, in fact, heterosexual. Men — of all sexualities — are taking a greater interest in their appearance.
Metrosexual – a new marketing segmentation buzzword
Did men dress better in the past? The argument from art history. –– Minneapolis Institute of Art
David Beckham could be the poster boy for spornosexuals. You've heard of the metrosexual. Now, meet the "spornosexual. The new term embodies the modern day man who's often at the gym workin' on his fitness. He's chiseled, tanned and hot. He prefers to spend his time, and his money, on his physical upkeep. And he doesn't shy away from showing off his results.
The Man Who Coined the Term ‘Metrosexual’ on the Word Being MIA from the ‘Queer Eye’ Reboot
But when women describe what they find attractive about a man, it often comes down to body language; the way he walks, the way he holds a glass, and even the way he buttons his shirt can be huge, inexplicable turn-ons. Beare Originally published in Sandow's Magazine, Vol. That isn't true, because a real man can hold his temper and doesn't explode so easily.
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