The Metrosexual Overview
Mertosexual, another word for a feminine strait male. According to askman.com he is usually a single man in touch with his feminine side, grooms and buffs his head and body which he "drapes in fashionable clothing both at work and hitting an evening hotspot." He also has to stay up to date with the latest hairstyles, before the newest trends, and the right shoes. He may confuse some guys when it comes to his sexuality, makes many of his metro peers jealous when it comes with success with the ladies. He also impresses women who in turn enjoy his company with the qualities that make him a man. It has seemed that the magician the metro sexual has concocted some of the same qualities that homosexuals have been using for years in order to become chick bait.
The word metrosexual is something I have just recently; say in the past two years heard. I saw a website (works sited page) that claims that it has been around since the mid ninety's. However considering I was pretty young I never recall being exposed to the word. I think this could have been for any number of reasons, mainly the age but also because we are not exposed to the language in Idaho for years after it is initially started.
Metrosexual Pioneers and the evolution of metrosexuality
The earliest pioneer for metrosexuality were gay men, this began in the 70's and from the little knowledge started back with the village people. Not to say that the village people themselves were gay but they made an impression on male masculinity to start become mainstream for decades to come.
Now that I have been thinking of the term it brings back the image of vanilla ice whom was popular during that period. I would say that the most obvious idea of metrosexuality is the hair, but if you look at the whole style of the shirt shoes and pants I think that this is what people in the ninety's were talking about when the word metrosexual was first being... [continues]
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