Men In Zegna “Ken” Suits Look Like Barbie’s Boy Toy, Circa 1961

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Barbie and Ken 1961

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What does it say about our times , when the ever so slightly pumped up Ken Doll of 2013 has a significntly higher “T” (testosterone) factor than the models skinny and nerdy  enough to wear618632639001_1870546068001_634847015930704395-887522-TL9-303 Zegna’s online collection?  618632639001_1870262207001_634847013390548145-UBC23-ETR-296-TL24-677These are pricey duds from one of the great Italian brands but the net effect is so ” bar mitzvah boy just outgrew his suit” that it precludes beefy hunks like Daniel Craig or most guys over 30 from fitting into the collection.

618632639001_1870228111001_634847012220079395-822523-TL2-1104 I guess with every reality show housewife  emulating Barbie’s blonde mane, bubblegum pink with leopard taste and impossible, surgically enhanced proportions, we are having a collective and international “Mattel” moment.

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