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The “Medge” Makes An Unfortunate Return

Last summer, we told you about the male wedge, a.k.a. the “medge.” We’re happy we didn’t see any average men wearing these shoes, but then we came across this year’s version from Acne. We’ve decided these are ten times worse than the original medge we spotted at the Fendi fashion show nearly a year ago. Seriously, a crepe bottom and leftover shearling pieces? Thank god we’re not men! [The Fashionisto via Fashion Indie] Keep reading »

Gross Guy Trend: Bragging About Reviving A Heinous Fashion Craze

Dear Justin Timberlake,

I love you. You know that. I’ve been to three of your live shows and screamed like a tween who just got her period. But seriously. Do not take credit for that hateful trucker hat trend a few years ago. Let Ashton take the blame. You’re better than that.

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Gross Guy Trend: The Medge

At the men’s fashion shows in Milan, an interesting new shoe style for men appeared: the male wedge, aka the “medge.” We hope Tom Cruise is the only one who adopts this style. (Sidenote: When you do a search for “male wedge,” Google says, “Did you mean: male wedgie“. Ha.) [The Times, U.K.] Keep reading »

Gross Guy Trend: Perms

A man’s hair says so much about him — especially if he’s bold enough to be bald. But since every lady loves to run their hands through Greek god-like ringlets (right?), some men in New York set out to see if a perm would have the same power. The gentlemen were simply looking to spice up their look, but that’s quite a risky move considering the perm’s potential resemblance to the jheri-curl (see the video, after the jump). Still, Todd Lamb, an author and humorist from Brooklyn, convinced 15 of his friends to do up their ‘do and he compiled the results in a book called Yo, Check The Perm! Will this guy trend catch on? Perhaps you hope it doesn’t, but after seeing the proof in these pages, the perm might be ready to rise again!
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Gross Guy Trend: Big, Padded Booties

At first when I saw this line of padded butt boxers for men, I was convinced it was one of those underwear sites for gay men that also make weird contraptions that cradle the balls. After all, every gay man I know has been a little more interested in having a pert bum for, you know, obvious reasons, than any of my straight guy friends. But apparently, I was wrong. These babies are for men of all sexual preferences. This makes me sad for a number of reasons. Have men become so obsessed with their bodies that they actually worry so about having the perfect apple bottom that they’re willing to wear padding? And why on earth would he want a butt this bubblicious? The mind boggles. [Bottoms Up via DeVore & Diana] Keep reading »

Gross Guy Trend: Athletes With Horrific Facial Hair

There is a thin line between good facial hair and bad facial hair. But extremely horrible, offensive, make-you-wanna-wretch facial hair is really easy to recognize. Like Scott Spiezio who plays for the St. Louis Cardinals. Nice devil goatee, dude. AOL Sports has compiled many, many more terrible examples. I weep for the razors going unused. [AOL Sports] Keep reading »

Gross Guy Trend: Embarassing Fake Hair

Three Questions:
A) Have we learned nothing from George Clooney? Embrace the gray gentlemen!
B) Is his hair made of brown astroturf?
C) Or does it come out of a Aerosol can? Keep reading »

Gross Guy Trend: Offensive Facial Fur

Clearly, bad facial hair is a pet peeve of ours. It’s not that we’ve got anything against it in general — in fact, we love a swarthy man with an amazing beard — but if it’s not done right, facial hair can be totally wretch-worthy. Like the looks Seth Green and Elijah Wood are rocking! Two totally different fuzzy styles, one pool of vomit at our feet. Was Green’s razor inspired by a particularly raging game of Super Mario Brothers? Is that a merkin glued around Elijah’s mug? We’ll never know where they got the terrible idea to leave the house this way, but we can warn men never, ever to take shaving tips from a Hobbit and a Ginger. [Photos courtesy of Wire Image] Keep reading »

Gross Guy Trend: Cargo Kilts

I have Scottish blood running through my arteries and veins, so the sight of a man in a kilt isn’t as horrific to me as it might be for others. That doesn’t mean I’m hoping men will start wearing them regularly, especially when they’re made from duck cloth instead of a family tartan. But at $140, the Utilikilt is a splurge, and it’s unlikely that men will start purchasing them en masse. Unless they realize that wearing one will give their precious bits more room to breathe. [ThinkGeek via Uncrate] Keep reading »

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