A man who is in touch with his feminine side - although not gay and is straight. Has a passion for "what would be usually considered women" products. Takes care of his body, his dress, and appearance. Loves his "urban" lifestyle.
May even carry a "Man Bag"
A guy who is a Metrosexual may be into the following things: Moisturizing; face peels; concealers; antiwrinkle cream; lip moisturizers; powder/foundation - to even out skin tones; clear/tinted eyebrow gel; clear mascara - to keep lashes in place; may use a light color eyebrow pencil - to make then more pronounced and stand out; may wear light brown (natural shades of eyeshadow); waxes/plucks eyebrows; highlights/perms his hair; uses shine products in his hair; may have earrings in both ears; shaves: arms, legs, bikini, area toes underarms, may polish or buff his nails - or wear clear black grey blue or copper colors, thumb rings, ankle bracelets, toerings, has a love for lotions and body sprays (Bath & Body works), may have his nipples pierced, has different sunglasses to match his outfits, has a passion for slide sandals in multiple colors - so he can show his pedicure off, has belts to match his shoes. Has a different cologne for every day of the week. Has a major love for shoes, loves to shop, understands why a woman has 20 pairs of black shoes.
You might be "metrosexual" if:
1. You just can't walk past a Banana Republic store without making a purchase.
2. You own 20 pairs of shoes, half a dozen pairs of sunglasses, just as many watches and you carry a man-purse.
3. You see a stylist instead of a barber, because barbers don't do highlights.
4. You can make her lamb shanks and risotto for dinner and Eggs Benedict for breakfast... all from scratch.
5. You only wear Calvin Klein boxer-briefs.
6. You shave more than just your face. You also exfoliate and moisturize.
7. You would never, ever own a pickup truck.
8. You can't imagine a day without hair styling products.
9. You'd rather drink wine than beer... but you'll find out what estate and vintage first.
10. Despite being flattered (even proud) that gay guys hit on you, you still find the thought of actually getting intimate with another man truly repulsive.
"Some people think he's gay, but he's actually metrosexual."
A new name for something quite old. Men with taste & style who know about fashion, art, and culture have always existed. In past centuries, these kinds of men were in the uppercrust of society (more leisure time). Technology has enabled men with more leisure time, so less wealthy males can now fuss over their looks and aesthetics almost as much as women. An American Metrosexual is like your average European male. In France or Italy, men can be manly and work on cars and know about art and fashion at the same time. They are cool with that and don't need some special name for the less "masculine" side. In the U.S. we think men all have to be eithrt dumb gorillas or homosexuals. There is some grey area! There is an emphasis on not being pretentious in america that itself becomes a kind of pretentiousness. Men who dabble in vanity or in lofty romantic concerns seem less like men when in fact, they are probably better lovers to women than their traditional counterpart.
James Bond is very metro in a lot of ways. He aint no sissy but he has excellent taste.
A straight man who embraces the homosexual lifestyle, i.e. refined tastes in clothing, excessive use of designer hygiene products, etc. Usually is on the brink of homosexuality.
Mike has become a metrosexual after shaving off his stubble and using expensive skin products to soften his cherubic facial features.
A straight guy who’s so cool, smart, attractive, stylish, and cultured, that everyone thinks he’s gay. But he’s so secure in his masculinity that he doesn’t care.
Famous metrosexuals include Ewan McGregor, Damon Albarn, and Jarvis Cocker.
strait guys who are mistaken for being gay because of their fashion sense and hygene habits.
Most gay guys are dissopointed to find out that Zach is only metrosexual and not gay.
Sorry Zach, we love you anyway ;)
A normally straight male who possesses qualities of a gay male without being attracted to men. A metro often appreciates the finer things in life and enjoys making himself look good; be it through styling his hair or wearing fashionable clothes.
Person 1: "Is he gay"
Person 2: "No, he does dress well, but he has a wife"
Person 1: "Oh, he must be metro then"
A man who understands that women do not enjoy a smelly, dirty, nasty, sick, womanizing, egotistical, red-neck and wants to make themself look and feel good. Also understands that you can love having sex with women, and look/smell good at the same time.
Red-necks should take metro-sexuals advice and wash their body more than once a week so they can get a girl with more than one tooth.