"As others have noted, traditionally men in the past always wore shirts tucked in. Look at the candid photographs in a high school or college yearbook published in the 1950's and you don't see any untucked polo and t-shirts It is simply…"
"For me, it comes down to situation and social circle.... Being in the army means that any situation can be made OK by the addition of beer. Whether you're wearing a tucked in shirt with Khakis, booty shorts, board shorts or dress slacks, or…"
"That reminds me of previous generations, particularly pre-WWII and earlier, regarding portraits and photographs. I don't think I ever saw a candid, "casual" photograph of either of my grandfathers, until they were well into…"
"I agree with the last two posts completely. As to someone who said "I would ... add the caveat that if you aren't doing manual labor, you shouldn't be wearing jeans to begin with." Ummm...ok? Don't know what social setting…"
Hi there Jacob. Welcome to AoM. I see you have joined my son's group Man Bags. Good move. Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you aboard.
"Seen an interview with a preacher once, he said todays "men" are just boys who can shave.
Not all 21st century young adult males fit this description. Reckon it has a lot to do with how they were raise and/or if they actually want…"
"I will do Sir. It is an exciting time for me. My father was a mason, and it is something that I have wanted for so long. I had some life changing events happen this year and I can no longer put it off!"