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The metrosexual trend is so over, and it's been replaced by the lumbersexual—or so says outdoors blog GearJunkie. In a recent post, the site calls out dudes who have never set foot into the woods but are nonetheless wearing RedWing 875 work boots and Patagonia heritage jackets. But instead of using the previously established phrase "urban woodsman", they've coined a new, catchy phrase.
Some things to know about GearJunkie's theory: Ryan Gosling is the Lumbersexual's patron saint, and there are degrees of lumbersexual—those who just dabble in the trend are dubbed Metrojacks.
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