18 junho 2010



Definition: a man who adopts a traditional masculine style in dress and manners

"Think of him as the anti-metrosexual, the opposite of that guy who emerged in the 1990s in all his pedicured, moussed-up, skinny-jeans glory. That man-boy was searching for his inner girl, it was argued. The retrosexual, however, wants to put the man back into manhood."
— Lini S. Kadaba, Philadelphia Inquirer, Apr. 7, 2010

Further Note:
Retrosexual is a word that has been used in two very different ways.
It sometimes describes an old-fashioned "manly man" – e.g. a beer and football-loving guy who cares little for his appearance.
But it has also been used, as in the example above, to describe someone who self-consciously adopts traditional masculine styles – e.g. old-fashioned manners and clothes typical of the early 1960s (think Mad Men).

Adaptado daqui.

2 comentários:

Tulipa Negra disse...

Estamos sempre a aprender. Só não percebo para que precisamos de uma palavra nova para designar o que sempre houve: homens, que se comportam e vestem como tal.

Francis disse...

é, se olharmos para os tempos antigos nós, os homens, usávamos mais make up que as mulheres.
é o tempo das labels...é giro sermos rotulados de algo. ou pertencermos a grupos, é uma tristeza.