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What are your thoughts about men with color contacts?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by lpalma121, May 9, 2011.

  1. phildo

    phildo Senior member

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    They look fine to me, the only time they look bad is when the colour is unnatural or incongruous with your hair colour.

    You should probably come out of the closet tho.
     
  2. lpalma121

    lpalma121 Senior member

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    ^ hahahaha the only thing I'm coming out the closet with are clothes.
     
  3. MetroStyles

    MetroStyles Senior member

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    I heard about those things, but not until you posted this thread did I ever think about the possibillity that a man would buy it.

    Basically, it's begging for attention, and in the worst, one-bottle-blonde, boob job way. Same as your leather jacket. Just screams that you're butching up. (BTW, the catwalk-military, Michael Jackson-looking shoulder flaps scream METRO [ = gay]). Tough guys know they're tough, but choose to soften their look so as to not intimidate others.


    What do internet tough guys do to soften their look so as to not intimidate other poasters?
     
  4. Mr. White

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    HgaleK Senior member

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    You make a stylistic choice choice that you dig, but are self conscious about it to the point that you have to ask the internet when your friends aren't down? If you don't have the confidence to wear something different, then don't do things differently. Embrace it or leave it, but the awkward middle ground where you try and justify things doesn't work...
     
  6. acidboy

    acidboy Senior member

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    wouldn't it be awkward the morning after a girl sleeps over and you had to explain to her when she asks why your eyes look different?
     
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    Pantisocrat Senior member

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    dude, consider yourself lucky for being moderately good looking...I wouldn't be tripping over colored lenses. Lighter skin/hair/eye tend to be effeminate traits so for men darker is better. Avoid Tom Ford's boy look at all costs! [​IMG]
     
  9. gladhands

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    Color contacts on men is gay. I don't mean that as a pejorative either. When I see colored contacts on a man, I literally assume he's a homosexual. It's gay like pride rainbows are gay.
     
  10. w.o.e.is.me.

    w.o.e.is.me. Senior member

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    don't about that one man.
    probably won't be an issue until you have to explain it to whatever woman you become attached to.
    i can't see explaining that one away without her raising an eyebrow or two.
    most women probably would not think that is a good look.
     
  11. unjung

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    I don't see how coloured lenses would be "gay," literally or figuratively. This just supports the notion that gay men are necessarily somehow always trying to be trendy or fashionable, which is ridiculous.

    However, I would say it's quite similar to a girl who coats her face in makeup. Or a guy who gets a chin implant or something. It's like you're trying to be someone you're not.
     
  12. hannahmontana

    hannahmontana Well-Known Member

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    I decided to get color lenses becuase I wanted to try something different. Not that i don't like the way I look but I always thought this would enhance my features a little bit. I got the Freshlook colorblends that have 3 colors instead of one. I only went a shade lighter but it has some gray/green in them but they look good. I've been getting more attention from the females than i was before. The only thing is that people who already know me might notice them and think i'm a little light in the loafers. Expecially the guys at the gym. I really shouldn't care what people think when it comes to my manhood but I sometimes think it's a little too metro. What do youall think? I'll post a pitcure if you want to see.

    my take is:

    - you look great in the pic, not sure how different it is from your normal look though

    - if you are going to bust a move like this go big or go home. by that I mean do it with total confidence and committment or don't do it at all. if you think you need to validate your decision here, then maybe it wasn't the best thing for you to do in the first place. if you had posted, "dudes, I am rocking colored contacts and I look great!" then I think it would work better for you.
     
  13. gladhands

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    I don't see how coloured lenses would be "gay," literally or figuratively. This just supports the notion that gay men are necessarily somehow always trying to be trendy or fashionable, which is ridiculous.

    However, I would say it's quite similar to a girl who coats her face in makeup. Or a guy who gets a chin implant or something. It's like you're trying to be someone you're not.


    There is nothing inherently gay about wearing colored contacts, however in the black community, it has become associated with a certan subset of gay black men who have adopted the practice. It's a signifier, like being a leatherman.
     
  14. CouttsClient

    CouttsClient Senior member

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    There is nothing inherently gay about wearing colored contacts, however in the black community, it has become associated with a certan subset of gay black men who have adopted the practice. It's a signifier, like being a leatherman.
    [​IMG] True, but those are often blue and look incredibly strange
     
  15. yjeezle

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    Color contacts on men is gay. I don't mean that as a pejorative either. When I see colored contacts on a man, I literally assume he's a homosexual. It's gay like pride rainbows are gay.

    this
     
  16. Bane

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    Do what makes you happy, knowing you're on a slippery slope toward shoe lifts and spanx...
     

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