Out Magazine’s “Do The Hustle”

Posted on April 20, 2012

This is hilarious to any of us who can remember those halcyon days of mooseknuckle and Tiger Beat hair.

 Graphic T-shirt by J. Crew. Jeans by Levi’s. Knit polo shirt by A|X Armani Exchange. Twill pants by Joseph Abboud.

Out Magazine May 2012
Editorial: “Do The Hustle”
Models: Miles McMillan, Matt Clunan
Photographer: Jason Kim
Stylist: Grant Woolhead
Hair: Wesley O’Meara
Makeup: Ralph Siciliano 

You wouldn’t believe how many guyditorials we consider featuring and wind up rejecting. Easily three for every one that appears on the site. Guyditorials are just so damn boring; jeans, t-shirts, one button-down, one polo and maybe a sweater. Add a car, a desert backdrop and a brooding star who touches his face a lot and you’ve just copied about 98 percent of them.

And while, to our eyes, these looks are heinously ugly, we have to say the whole set of pictures brought smiles to our faces. Sometimes, you just have to let the gays put together a good guyditorial in order to make it fun. So feather your hair and break out your high-waisted bell bottoms, guys. According to Out, it’s time once again.

We’ll just sit on the sidelines and laugh, if you don’t mind. We can’t believe we ever wanted to grow up to look just like this (and drive a van with an airbrushed unicorn on the side), but trust us, plenty of the boys of the ’70s thought these looks were the absolute most.

Sweater by Hermès. Jeans by Joseph Abboud

Crochet tank top by Yves Saint Laurent. Striped jeans by Etro.

Terry cloth polo shirt by Orlebar Brown. Jeans by Dior Homme. Sunglasses by Banana Republic.

T-shirt by H&M. Jeans by Levi’s. Aviator sunglasses by Polo Ralph Lauren. Boots by Giorgio Brutini.

Suede safari shirt and jeans by Joseph Abboud. Aviator sunglasses by Polo Ralph Lauren. Crochet polo shirt by Z Zegna. Jeans by Levi’s.

Knit top by Missoni. Jeans by Kenneth Cole Reaction.

Shearling denim vest by Levi’s. Jeans by James Jeans. Aviator sunglasses by Polo Ralph Lauren.

Denim button-down shirt by Diesel. Jeans by Levi’s. Loafers by Giorgio Brutini.



[Photo Credit: Jason Kim for outmagazine.com]

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  • Anathema_Device

    Whoa. Serious flashback!! I do like the gold James Jeans in the second-to-last pic.

    Is it wrong that I am coveting the hair of the long-haired dude?

    • lilazander

      Flashback indeed, but I think waay too literal. It lacks creativity and imagination, rather it,s a copy attempt.

      • TieDye64

        True, but it’s fun as hell. And it’s cracking me up to no end, so it’s a win in my eyes. 

    • librarygrrl64

      No, because it’s definitely a ladywig.

      • Anathema_Device

        I guess I’m just ready for a wig b/c I’m sick of trying to grow my hair out.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lucía-Gavello/1253586868 Lucía Gavello

        I’m quite sure it’s the “Farrah”

      • Sophie Collier

        Nope, that’s his real hair, albeit boofed up to the sky.  Google “Miles McMillan” and you’ll see he’s got long, pretty, wavy hair.

    • P M

       Hey, I want that hair too!

    • AZU403

      It’s too bad that no one knows how to do 70s not-so-big hair the right way. This guy just looks like he’s wearing a wig. Didn’t the stylists look at John Revolta photos?

      A lot of us spent good money trying to get hair like that.

  • JosephLamour

    That is one bad wig. Or it least it looks like a bad wig. I love all of these clothes tho! I’m really digging the grey boots.

    • vanjar

       I also thought that was a wig, but I googled the guy and now I think they teased his hair within an inch of its life.

      • http://profiles.google.com/sara.e.munoz Sara Munoz

        Okay. WOW. WOWEE. These pictures do not do him justice. 

      • http://twitter.com/SparklyCasanova UglyCasanova

        You googled they guy?  You know his name?  Spill it, he is quite de-lish and the other one too.

      • http://twitter.com/SparklyCasanova UglyCasanova

        Oops, never mind, I see the names now.  I tend to scan … than read … my mistake.

    • StillGary

      Ok, I sorta remember poofy unruly hair in the 70s (especially among the burnouts — but I don’t remember any dudes with a Jaclyn  Smith!

    • Warmheartedgirl Seattle

      Those grey boots are GORGEOUS, but definitely not 70’s.  I want those boots.

  • schadenfreudelicious

    i think i dated a couple of these guys…in 1977…:)

    • TaurusKW

       Schadenfreudelicious, this is unrelated to the post, but I LOVE your profile name!

      • schadenfreudelicious

        thank-you! :)

  • Beardslee

    aah, memories.  I don’t think any of the boys at my high school were as cute as these two are, under the hair.

    • formerlyAnon

       Oh, we had some cuties. And let me tell you, my boyfriend’s auburn locks would put these messy-headed over-styled & art-directed models’ hair to shame.

      Damn, I loved long hair on men.

      • TheDivineMissAnn

        TRUE THAT!  Loved long hair on men then, love long hair on men now!  In his High School picture, my husband’s hair looked like Jesus’s.  Now….not so much.

        o.t.- not sure on the”Jesus” punctuation and now it’s making me twitch

        • formerlyAnon

          Sadly, though, men who are “age appropriate” for me now rarely have hair I’d want to see long. (And I’m including those10-12-ish years younger, which is about as far as I can go, if I have to actually, well, *talk* to them.)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=12801074 Brett Hulst

    I could deal with Missoni knit top. This whole spread is perfect for 4/20.

  • EAV

    Alright alright alright!

  • cmb92191

    The long haired guy looks like  1970’s Geddy Lee-especially with the mirrored sunglasses and vest.

    • TheDivineMissAnn

      In the first picture, the guy on the right looks like Joe Perry.

    • mskgb

      The love child of Eddie Van Halen and Heath Ledger.

  • MilaXX

    For some reason I have the theme song to Welcome Back Kotter running through my brain

    • Judy_J

      Me, too!  Vinnie Barbarino and the gang……

      • TheOriginalLulu

        LMAO you beat me to it…
        and you’re showing your age. 😉

        • Judy_J

          I’m afraid my age shows in most all my comments…… :)

    • Anathema_Device

       Or Travolta making an entrance singing “A Bar-Bar-Bar Bar-Barbarino…”

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YAMNQMUGFM4NNSPAQLZRODSD5I Angela

        That made me laugh out loud! And leads us to my favorite John Travolta joke: 
        He used to look like a damn Greek god, now he looks like a goddamn Greek!

    • formerlyAnon

       For “some reason”? You know darn well why! 😉

    • TieDye64

      Oh yeah.

  • Lori

    This is comedy gold, but I hope to FSM folks aren’t actually going to start wearing those clothes again. 

  • sherrietee

    I’m enjoying the Eddie Van Halen wig.  That’s just all kinds of awesome.

    • TieDye64

      It really is. And to think there was a time a really thought that was hot. 

  • http://twitter.com/PlanetSandisan Sandisan


  • ballerinawithagun

    The guy with the long hair looks just like a former boyfriend. He was voted “Best Hair” in high school.

    No underwear allowed, as with those tight white jeans, everyone knew exactly what was going on in their pants. (Of course, there were guys who actually stuffed back then)

    I like the last photo for a current look but it doesn’t fit with the rest of the photo shoot.

    • TxMom2011

      Hahaha! I haven’t thought about guys who “stuffed” in years!

  • TheOriginalLulu

    It’s Vinnie Barbarino!!!!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DNWEFT2SVBX5T3NPMROQCT4U2U jennyv

    LOVE!!! I can’t see the men of today rocking these looks, but these guys look so damn cool.

  • http://twitter.com/starrika Ali

    Perhaps because I didn’t live through it the first time – LOVE this. Would love to see these looks again!

  • http://twitter.com/amywatts Amy Watts

    There’s a major Kristen Stewart vibe in the “Terry cloth polo shirt by Orlebar Brown” picture.

    • godot mo

      Ooh! I liked that one (and the next after it) because they made me think of Patti Smith, but either way. Mmm, androgyny.

  • HomeOfficeGirl

    Very fun!  The hair is a bit MUCH – a little too 80’s women’s shampoo commercials vs. the 70’s guys I recall.  But I dig it…

    • formerlyAnon

       Yes. The hair is too much, only a few with truly unruly hair and/or a serious affinity for hairspray had hair like that.

  • MK03

    Oh, the 70s: When it was impossible not to look like a hustler.

  • http://twitter.com/dodgefan Lisa Weaver

    Did someone steal Katharine Bach’s hair from the Dukes of Hazzard? Or was it Jaclyn Smith’s do from Charlie’s Angels? 

  • umeboshi

    i would then. i would now.

  • uprightcitizen

    I was a teenager then, and the shirts are dead-on (that Missoni is terrific), and the pants are right for the most part (although the Abboud ones don’t have a 70’s fit … they’re a little high-waisted and/or not quite tight enough). But I NEVER, EVER saw any guy rat his hair in the back to create the look the guy with the longer hair is wearing. Long hairstyles for men always tried to differentiate themselves from women by appearing super masculine. If a guy’s hair had that appearance at all (think Barry Gibb or maybe even David Cassidy on a windy day), it had to do with the shape of his head or just waking up … it wasn’t intentional. This looks like “That Girl” drag. I can’t believe how much he looks like Gilda Radner in some of those shots.

    But I always thought I got a raw deal as a gay man because I was just a young teen in the mid-seventies. By the time I came out in the early 80s, being a super-skinny guy in the mold of Robbie Benson, Michael Sarrazin or Chris Sarandon was no longer the ideal. I was a skinny dude in a world where you were expected to be a puffed-up gym boy. Alas, timing is sometimes everything.

    • HomeOfficeGirl

      Right!  70’s super skinny was the thing!!  And, guys hair was long-ish or big-ish, or flowy-ish – but NOT all this Breck volume.  But fun to remember anyway…

      • judybrowni


        Those are women’s wigs.

        Also: the style was “natural” more how your hair fell on it’s own, rather than that controlled.

  • http://profiles.google.com/marteani Barbara Guttman

    Let me tell you why I hate James Jeans.  Every time Fabulous Artist James Jean does a pattern for someone (Prada, GAP, whatever) and I try to search for it, all the results I get are for “James Jeans.”  I don’t even know what they are but it’s the wrong James and not as fabulous.

    Also, I love this shoot, even though someone’s bump-it is showing.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2CNDPMVO4W23R5TVC2QMTJ5BZE Heather

    Omigod. Awesome. That’s all I can say.

  • Sally Brownson

    Can we have tight bulge-showing jeans back? I don’t care what they do at the bottom, but they were a good thing. I know some of the hipsters are going in for them, but they’re also wearing boxers with them which ruins the effect :/

    • OmegaMu

      Those white jeans are telling me more than I need to know about that young man!

  • filmcricket

    Those wigs are hilarious. One looks like Gilda Radner, the other like Kate Jackson. Also, I’m going to watch Dazed and Confused this weekend now.

    • formerlyAnon

       Oh, I thought Dazed and Confused *was* my high school, till I watched it with my husband, who went to high school in Corpus Christi. And then I realized, no, it was HIS high school!

  • dorothea_brooke

    I feel older than usual after that. It was cute, but they’re all too clean looking. Not enougn pot stench.

  • tinyredlocks

    “Mooseknuckle”.  Hehehe… :-)

  • Kate4queen

    Oh wow, I remember those days so well! I don’t want them back though thank you. :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1248212910 Jessie Melcher Brown

    I was a high school freshman in 1978.  Boy do I remember tight jeans and big hair on guys.  I keep thinking all these drooping pants kids are missing out on just how good a man’s rear view can look (lol).

    • mountainFashionista

       I keep hoping that Bonobos brand pants are going to be a huge hit one of these days!  But then, I’m an ass woman…

    • carolynmo

      I was a freshman in ’76! I remember these looks vividly. I’m smiling, too, guys, but horrified as well.

  • EEKstl

    OMIGOD I just had a flashback to high school and my first boyfriend.  He looked like this (and was almost as cute, lucky me!).

  • Jessica O’Connell

    There are some really uncomfortably tight looking pants in there… getting some maneltoe!

    • BarbaraNovak

      And yet back in the day, many wore them tighter.  Ah, the memories!

  • blueberrybbait

    makes me think of Vince from The Mighty Boosh although I am old enough to have seen these guys in Tiger Beat.

    • http://profiles.google.com/sara.e.munoz Sara Munoz

      LOVE that show! 

    • fauxhawk

      “Have you ever drunk Bailey’s out of a shoe?”

    • Mike McGee

      Wow…saw the series several years ago, then forgot it existed until today. It was strange.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=6837468 Kimberly Correll Massengill

    It looks like Boogie Nights to me! 

  • tired_mommy

    I had the EXACT hairstyle of the long haired guy in 1982 (I am female). I had trouble getting it that puffy though as my styling options were a curling iron and dippity-do. 

  • http://twitter.com/lbcubbison Laurie Cubbison

    I’m just happy to see men wearing clothes that fit, as opposed to the over-sized crap of the past several years. That’s a fashion trend I can get behind (pun intended).

  • JanieS

    what is this i don’t even

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Emily-Smith/12431153 Emily Smith

    I have a strong desire to go home and watch dazed and confused for the millionth time

  • Zi Jie Tan

    Yikes. They look like mannish women

  • YoungSally

    The one guy looks like Jaclyn Smith.  Pretty!

  • http://profiles.google.com/sara.e.munoz Sara Munoz

    I wish my hair looked like that.

    It’s all pretty silly, but I admit, I can appreciate the “mooseknuckle”. 

  • Lina_bee

    OMG this is wonderful! It’s like I’m in early elementary school all over again!  Their hair is definitely 2012, though.  Product has come a long way since the 70s.  I wonder if Hulu has Starsky & Hutch eps…

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Patrick-Cleary/1201575213 Patrick Cleary

    This was every high school burnout I ever lusted after as a teenager, only that much more beautiful. 

  • Sophie Collier

    Welcome Back, Kotter!

    • AthenaJ

      Best. Show. Evah. :)

  • Diane Lynch

    Peter Brady: The Sexy Years

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=677547537 John Hodgins

    The bells are not near big enough, and where are the Frye boots (or knock-offs in my case  :-) ).  Ugh, bringing back too many memories of high school (74-78).  

  • bluefish

    Yeah, baby!  Kind of freaks me out that the first model looks so much like Heath Ledger.  LOVE the last foto — so so true to the age.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1183772509 Jen Hughes

    God, that is hilarious (and a little hot). I am glad I was just a wee tike in the 70s. Plus size fashion was hard enough in the 80s and beyond. 

  • http://profiles.google.com/adj.blair Adriana Blair

    Peen alert in picture 5!

    • Dan_In_NYC

      Yes, that is the first thing I noticed- major peen action in that shot.

  • bububear

    The only thing missing is the giant plastic comb in the back pocket for feathering touch ups.  Otherwise, every guy I had a crush on in junior high.

  • http://phantomminuet.blogspot.com/ MinAgain

    That kid with the long hair looks a little like Eddie Van Halen.

  • TonyGo

    Terry cloth and polo shirt should not be uttered in the same breath. Ew.

  • dya2637

    The twink in the top model wig just made my day.

  • guest2visits

    Is that real hair?

  • Joyce VG

    kinda yummy

  • fauxhawk

    The guy with the longer hair looks like  a boy version of Ally Sheedy.

  • http://twitter.com/katshimmers Kat Wright

    Dear god… NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! I really don’t want this to become a trend with the men….. terrible terrible terrible!

  • Imasewsure

    Hilarious! Love the toothpick one in particular… they look like extras in Starsky and Hutch… but I can’t help feeling like you might see these guys backstage at a Gotye concert!

  • Stephen Bornstein

    Saturday Night Hustler….emphasis on Hustler

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1253053236 Belle Burnett


  • giiiirrrr

    It’s amusing.  I’m not sure I would be too pleased if I was the designer of any of those clothes–the pictures scream, “DO NOT BUY THESE UNLESS YOU WANT TO LOOK LIKE AN UBER-TACKY HIPSTER!”*

    *I’m mocking the particular breed of hipster that likes to dress ironically in the ugliest clothes possible and who would be thrifting most of their outfits anyway.

  • http://twitter.com/#!/Space_Kitty Space Kitty

    I can’t stop laughing!  But I really don’t remember 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3DWDLRZCK3MZICZKYJDR55MC4Y soren

    There are some great/crazy guydetorials in magazines like Arena Homme + and GQ Style, but those are Brittish and only come out twice a year. 

  • Tru Nguyen

    The model in the Missoni is giving me Harry Hamlin circa Clash of the Titans. 

  • RebeccaKW

    This is fun!  I love those Giogrio Brutini boots.

  • SewingSiren

    The missing link.

  • http://twitter.com/carelessriver Cassie L

    These looks, to me, are indistinguishable from women’s looks. Just no skirts. I’d wear all of that.

  • http://twitter.com/Menshevixen Diana

    I…love all of this. 

  • formerlyAnon

    They couldn’t get GOOD wigs?

    Seriously, please don’t tell me that’s their own hair, because if so this is supposed to be some sort of ironic take on actual ’70s hair, and I do not approve. Will not sign off.

    Just about the only great thing about ’70s styles for men, other than boots, was long hair. Don’t mess it up with this bird’s nest crap. My nerves won’t take it.

    The late 60s and 70s imprinted upon me that long hair on guys is sexy. And the brief period when I was adventurous, self confident and single coincided with the period when short hair was in, which I felt was quite unfair. (Nowadays, well, the age appropriate guys don’t have hair you *want* to see long, but that’s a personal problem, neither her nor there. Sigh.)

  • rainwood1

    Thanks for the time machine, T Lo.  I totally remember this look although I didn’t know any guy whose hair was quite that thick and luscious.  If that’s not a wig, I have total hair envy.  

  • Lisa Kramp

    That’s not 70’s feathered guy hair. That’s 70’s Marie Osmond/Dorothy Hammill hair. THAT”S why you covet it! The clothes look good except for the striped jeans. Those would have gotten your ass kicked anywhere in Michigan for those things. (From one who had the Hammill in Ninth Grade)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1129137319 Paula Pertile

    I can’t help but wonder how ridiculously expensive those simple shirts are.
    and yeah, I remember that hair … I miss guys with hair …

  • http://twitter.com/watchinginkdry Dr Skylaser

    Wow, that’s an awful bloody lot of hair.  

    And I’m glad that the airbrushing-til-plastic isn’t restricted to women.  Wait, glad?  Is that the word I want?  Oh no, it’s that other one.

  • http://profiles.google.com/grandiva1968 e jerry powell

    Now it’s easy to see why everyone at OUT has been fired

  • http://tekalynn.livejournal.com/ Teka Lynn

    The man with the shorter hair definitely looks like the young masculine ideal I imprinted on. The longer-haired look seems anachronistic, much more 80s MTV hair band.

  • BrooklynBomber

    Very cute. I want the striped Etro jeans.

  • joe_tey83

    The mane is pretty hilarious.

  • TieDye64

    Mooseknuckle, oh you guys hahaaaaaaa, ages since I’ve heard that. This whole post just has me laughing my ass of (literally, I wish) and I heartily thank you T and Lo for that.  The guy with the Eddie Van Halen wig is sending me over the edge. Ah, the memories. 

    • Melvis Velour

      Amen!  I was just graduating from University in ’82 when my boyfriend and I thought this look was just hhhaaawwwtttt….like, totally….

  • greyhoundgirl

    Hysterical!  Because they are taking themselves so damn seriously!

  • Kayceed

    Don’t I wish. I cannot remember the last time I saw a young man in the Midwest tuck his shirt into his jeans – unless he was a cowboy.

  • Hetha Innis

    Jeez. Major bulge action in some of these pants. They look miserably uncomfortable. 

    • http://twitter.com/foodycatAlicia foodycatAlicia

      On the one hand, it’s nice to see men suffering for fashion for a change. On the other DEAR GOD WON’T SOMEBODY THINK OF THE NADGERS?

  • Funkyjuicebox

    I love this so much. More skin-tight fashion for men, please!!

  • lizajane1776

     Oh, man! I see my husband! Fourth picture down, just without the cigarette, I have a pic of him almost exactly like that. Maybe a little less hair. Maybe.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/76MOACGITT5AHEG24N6E7RZWDA Kay

      Me too!  Last pic is dead on my husband when we were in high school (Classes of 80 and 81 respectively) Attitude, slouch and all.  Except my husband’s hair was much sexier and did not look like a wig. He keeps it too short now, I’d love to see those long curls again, but he insists on being “professional” looking.  Whatever.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_63FW2Y5BWUARL7PJGWK54TUDGE Carrieanno

    Just plain entertaining!

  • kat89

    Eddie Van Halen hair circa 1979! What a hoot! Gawd, those clothes were awful back then!

    • holdmewhileimnaked

      eddie van halen gave me my cats.

      [it’s true, too, & just had to say it.]

      • formerlyAnon

        I find the epigrammatic cadence and pedestrian content of that sentence amuse me probably more than they should.

        • holdmewhileimnaked

          thank you for pointing me back at it cos i forgot a word.

          i love that i have such an absurd sentence to say. after all the small & large hells i have had over the past few years, still having that to say & having it be true is fantabulous.

          edited to add:
          i shouldve added their names. theyre very fitting.

          itty bitty tortie calico = panspottia smidgen van halen
          great big showshoe siamese = ultraliz taylor van halen

          [theyre both rescues, btw. it’s a long story but evh is involved w/ cat rescue.]

  • Roman000

    Very fun styling! I didn’t grow up in the 70s though so I can’t share in on the nostalgia going on in this post. :o)

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2P2ANLRZ6YAVGONA36I2AQJYGI VicD

    I think I just threw up a little bit.

  • Linderella

    I’d wear the Dior Homme and James Jeans jeans but otherwise no.  Already been there and done this–and even then because a) I was a teenager and b) everyone else was wearing them.  These are ghastly looks, and the apparent lack of irony (in the clothes not the styling) makes me seriously afraid.

  • holdmewhileimnaked

    there actually are more than a few pictures of crazyspouse floating around online where he looks pretty much just like this–only a decade or two later [late 80s/early 90s]. if he werent 1/ maybe dying, & 2/ totally impossible & refusing to be medically compliant, absolutely forcing the whole dying business–well, i would probably post a link or two. right now i am so very exhausted that i dont even have the patience to dig any up.

    were i to say that these [to me, anyway] were the most attractive guys you have posted in the years i have been reading this site i am afraid it would only prove that i was ten years old when robert plant & jimmy page–not to mention the great marc bolan–were the most perfect beings on earth. oh, were it still so now.

    • formerlyAnon

      There’s something to be said for appearing on regretsy as the individual who is raising their eyebrow, not as the disdained object of the eyebrow raise.

      The young men of our youth shall beguile our memories in old age, assuming we have either old age or, in our old age, memories.

      Bear up as best you can.

  • http://www.fatladysings.us/ TFLS

    Oh God.  I think I dated one of these guys (or their analog).  Of course – you’d need a trip in the Way-back Machine to find them again (or I could just break out Patti Smith’s ‘Horses’ and remember).  Looking at those jeans now – all I kept thinking about was Duluth Trading Company’s ‘Ball-room’ Jeans.  Glad those weren’t around then.  I think I enjoy the Robert Plant specials much better. 😉 

    Thanks for the old school eye candy.

  • kateykate

    This just looks like Kristen Stewart to me

  • http://vhanna26.typepad.com Vera

    Pretty boys.

  • PaulaBerman

    The guy with the shorter hair? Can I just tell you that hairstyle is back in for teenage boys and has been for a while? Seriously. I think the whole editorial is hilarious, but eerie, as I remember the 70s, and the thought of any nostalgia for that fashions sense is both funny and scary.

  • P M

    Not very forgiving on the body, eh? Every peanut you eat is going to show up

  • quiltrx

    Wow…I had to check out Miles to see if that hair was for real…and damn, in his normal look, I would really consider robbing THAT cradle. :)

  • quiltrx

    Wow…I had to check out Miles to see if that hair was for real…and damn, in his normal look, I would really consider robbing THAT cradle. :)

  • roverrun

    These boys ARE the high school seniors I saw walking down the hall in 1977.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=12331205 Aaron Fancey

    Fifth picture down, model on the right = YUM.

    Sure, this is silly and literal, but so much more attractive and interesting than almost any other male fashion editorials.  I say drag it up!

  • kingderella

    cute. id style it way differently, but id totally rock the missoni knit and the mustard hermes.

  • karingallagher

    Aaaaaaaand you’ve just reinvigorated my childhood crush on Matt Dillon.

  • GTrain

    I cannot with that long super inflated hair.

  • kjthorp

    I had the shearling coat. I thought I was sooo cool.

  • Susan Crawford

    Say what you will about the clothes, but the Brutini footwear is to die for. (And the Z Zwgna crocheted polo? That is fabboo.)

    • Laura Valentine

      The footwear is great, I agree. My husband would love those boots, in particular. 

  • bitterk

    Love love love.  I’m in 7th grade all over again!

  • meowing

    To take me back to my ’70s-days-of-youth, need to add a jacket with the super long fringe on the sleeves.  And my boyfriend back then had the same bouffant long hair.  I’d love to have his hair now!

  • boweryboy

    Hell to the no.

    The fashion and overall editorial is a bit too literal for my tastes.

    Although back in the early ’80s I had a cruch on my best friend’s brother who looked and dressed like the guy with the short hair.  Believe it or not, his name was Butch.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/A33UHNU2ODEJJALZDGGUAJCVYA Chad

    Do all the work you can; that is the whole philosophy of the good way of life.

  • bailey debruynkops

    these looks are still the most. i work in a vintage store and dress my boyfriend exactly in this manner (he has outfits identical the the model’s with shorter hair). rep-re-sent.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mary-Stone/100001328135240 Mary Stone

    Ya want mooseknuckle, google Bon Scott of AC/DC fame…and bow down mofos 😉

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NOWQRXMYKVEJBF2FRWGEYQLPUM K

    White jeans + visible bulge = your very own portable  sundial 

  • http://twitter.com/ennisamy Amy Ennis

    The model with long hair is channeling Val Kilmer circa Jim Morrison. 

  • margaret meyers

    Could we see these pants with Tony Ward in them?  I think we’d all really enjoy it.

  • tsid2012

    OMG!  LOL!  As a former young gay in the late 70’s & early 80’s, I truly can’t believe we used to desire this.  Actually, even then, I always looked right past the skinny, feathered hair younguns and wondered “I’ll bet his Dad is hot….”

  • lesmaha

    that is some FAB hair!!!

  • ersatzhipster

    As a woman I totally want to wear 90% of these outfits. Hm.

  • h2olovngrl

    Mu uncle had a yellow van with a soaring eagle painted on it and the words “Free Bird” scrolled across it. Just doesn’t get more 70’s than that!

  • Charles Prescott

    The only thing that would make these even more perfect would have been to include some Tiffany hanging lamps and diagonal wood planking on the walls. Oh, and don’t forget the asparagus ferns. And baskets. Loads and loads of baskets. And not just the Out Magazine kind.