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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Lucky Blue Smith Wears Bandana Vintage

I love it when fashion magazines / websites publish clothing credits for pictures of people who are, for all intents and purposes, naked. What joy then when i-D published the photo above (by Matt Jones) and captioned it, "Lucky wears Bandana vintage. Bracelets (worn throughout) Luis Morais."   Yes, when I look at that picture it is the bandana I'm looking at.  Are there even bracelets? Oh yeah, there they are.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Into The Bathlands

Say what you will about Into The Badlands, the kungfuiest show on American TV,  but it delivers on two fronts: #1 Action, action, action, and #2 half-naked Aramis Knight. Viewers of last week's episode saw a shirtless (and barefoot, if that's your groove) Aramis in about 70% of his screen time, and last night's episode had him strip down for a nice hot bath under the ministrations of the evil (or nah?) Widow, and her not-at-all evil, but equally bad-ass daughter.  And it was totally not gratuitous! Totally! (This post, however? Gratuitous as Hell.)

Side note- Into The Badlands' lead actor, Daniel Wu is 41years old, but doesn't seem to have aged a bit since the first time I saw him, in 1999's Hong Kong action flick Gen-X Cops. He has a very pleasing body, and he does manage to get his shirt off, although not nearly as often as Aramis does, and even then he is seldom as blatantly on display. Why is that?

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The Gorgeousness Of Gregg

I waited for years for gorgeous Gregg Sulkin to do a proper shirtless photo shoot to no avail, and now at the age of 23 he can barely keep his clothes on.  Not that I'm complaining. Better late than never.  My only regret is that now he is a tad bulkier and a bit hairier than my preferred torso, and I wish we had seen a bit more of him a few years ago when he was as smooth as a porpoise.  These photos are by Justin Campbell for Flaunt.
 P.S. In case you doubt that Gregg is Jewish, please refer to picture number one.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Gilded Lilly

Korean model Yongsoo Jeong  정용수, a survivor winner of Korea's Next Top Model, has lots of things going for him that I really dig.  He's long, lean, lanky, has cheekbones that would cut diamonds, and as icing on the cake, he's Asian. So why is it that after looking at photos in which top fashion professionals have primped him, preened him, painted, plucked, and photoshopped him to a fair-thee-well, my favorite ones of him are the simple un-retouched Polaroids that show him standing there without special grooming,make-up or camera tricks?  And it is not because he's shirtless in those, although, va va voom.

Below, as an example, you will see a before and after make-over shoot from his Top Model days? Which do you prefer?  I'll have the before, please. No contest.