Men of service shaping up
October 23, 2011 2 Comments
In case you haven’t been looking lately, our men in uniform have been shaping up. No, I’m not talking about PX90 drills or rehearsing counterterrorism scenarios. The martial professions that at their fashion zenith brought us the wonders of baldrics and dress blues have since democratized and reinvented themselves for the metro age.
The Wall Street Journal has spotlighted a purported eyebrow “scuplting” craze peeling through the ranks of America’s fighters in Afghanistan.
Meanwhile, one plainclothes detective of NYPD’s thin blue line has traded down to a thin blue tie, earning delectable internet glory as the “hipster cop.”
Without a doubt, these men of our uniformed services are serving us honorably, protecting us from mad mullahs and disgruntled hippies. Now, they may be just a little more fashionable than the rest of us.