Utter the term “murse” anywhere and it’s instantly recognizable: the portmanteau of “man” and “purse” describing a compact bag or satchel meant for hauling things around town. It’s become patient zero of emasculating menswear—now we have “meggings” and “mewelry” to name a few of the more egregious.
But how did we, as a society, get here?
It’s a good question. One worth exploring. And as menswear anthropologists, in our quest to understand the inextricable link between manhood and baggage choice, we present to you:
Along with tattooed eyeballs and stenciled back hair, we’re going to go ahead and ban male ponytails once and for all. Because there’s simply never a good time to ask your date if you can borrow her scrunchie.
After dressing up the art world in sharp suits and grotesque masks for his F/W show, Adam Kimmel seems to be running wild again.
This snap comes from his new Snoop Dogg-inspired collection, modeled by a clever mix of street-cast naturals and look-perfect models. The suits are still the same continental sartorialism you’d expect from Mr. Kimmel, but you’ve probably never seen it matched with a jeweled low-rider bike before.
It’s easily the most Crip-friendly collection you’ll see all year.
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