Category Archives: Periodicals

Trend-spotting: Out with the New, In with the Old

Scan the contents of this season’s high-end men’s fashion magazines and you will notice a curious trend: male models are getting older. Though young models, aged 16-24, still dominate editorial content, models over 30—once an extremely rare species—are now being featured everywhere. Even stranger, these older models actually look their age. Wrinkles and gray hair seem especially coveted. Men in their 30s, 40s, 50s, and, in a couples cases, 60s can all be found serving as models in current magazines.

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