I’ve been following this transformation for some time.
In the late ’90s, the covers of men’s magazines began producing headlines nearly identical to women’s magazines: “Ten tips to remove that flab and win her attention!”
In 2003, I reported on the emergence of the “metrosexual” male — “straight urban men who are willing, even eager, to embrace their feminine sides,” said The New York Times.
In 2006, I reported on the Man Bag, a purse for men, though its creators hate when you call it that.
The modern man needs a purse so he can tote around his hair goop and other items he can’t be without.
One happy Man Bag customer explained why he bought one — it prevented his wallet, which he had carried in his back pocket, from misaligning his spine.
That’s great. We’re at war with tough-guy terrorists and our guys are getting injured by their wallets.
Read the entire article, the last line punches the best!