[Photo provided to China Daily]
The definition of traditional masculinity has been quite narrow, but the metrosexual movement of the early 2000s changed perceptions about what it is to be a fashionable man.
For many, it proved a joy to let their free souls roam and enjoy being a bel homme in the urban jungle. Proving that it’s not just a distant memory, New York-based men’s fashion brands Palmiers du Mal, Willy Chavarria and Bode have brought metrosexual-inspired looks back to the runway for the new season. Art, drama and wanderlust all play significant roles in the collections, which focus on practical casual wear and comfort through the use of luxurious, skin-friendly fabrics.
Here’s a toast to those guys who just won’t settle for mediocrity.