A certain amount of cattiness comes with the territory. You have to figure that any guy who is really into clothes is at least 30% chick.
It's kind of funny to see the pendulum swing within a single thread. Someone goes too far in a dumb criticism, gets called out and then everyone is obsequiously contrite for a few pages until they do it all again.
I think Ethan always looks good. Though that back photo is a little odd.
I think the photo you just posted looks silly and looks silly in a predictable, namely dressed-by-style-blogs, sort of way. That's a fairly defensible aesthetic judgment. And, at any rate, not all criticisms are personal.