Cookie banner

This site uses cookies. Select "Block all non-essential cookies" to only allow cookies necessary to display content and enable core site features. Select "Accept all cookies" to also personalize your experience on the site with ads and partner content tailored to your interests, and to allow us to measure the effectiveness of our service.

To learn more, review our Cookie Policy, Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.

or
clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Are Male Models Going Plus-Size?

New, 1 comment

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

The newest issue of gentlemen's style journal Fantastic Man features this model, right, with this caption: "A series of stylistic suggestions for bold summer fashions to be worn by gentlemen of quite marvelous shape." Is the age of the 2000-ish emaciated male model about to come to an end? "We couldn't identify with all the models being used in magazines, all the 12-year-olds," said Jop Van Bennekom, editor of Fantastic Man. Us neither, come to think of it. [BlackBook via Jezebel]