Modelling is Hard: Male Model Edition

Male models in ugly outfits

So, you thought female models had it tough, did you? All those sheer dresses, the boob windows, the harem pants. The struggle to keep a straight face while dressed in the type of outfit you wouldn’t even wear to a costume party. Yes, modelling is many things, but glamorous it ain’t. Or at least, not for most of the models we feature here on TFP.

Hard though it may be, though, those girls have it easy compared to the brave gentlemen chosen – or perhaps “sacrificed” would be a better word here? – to model the KTZ Winter 2011 collection. These poor guys just never stood a chance. Faced with such a startlingly ugly selection of clothing, they did what they had to do and they faced their fate with courage and dignity. We’d like to be able to say “they did it with a smile on their faces”, but, well, that would be a lie. For one thing, they’re MODELS and models DO NOT SMILE. For another, the facial expressions on these guys really say it all, don’t they?

We’d like to award these gentlemen The Fashion Police Medal for Courage in the Face of Adversity and Very Bad Fashion. Here’s why…

(Should you wish to purchase any of these outfits, you can do so here.)


  • December 14, 2011


    I always feel bad for male models. They rarely look like they are anything but miserable in the horrible things they are dressed in. Most guys I know just want to grab a pair of pants and whatever shirt is clean, not have weird things draped on their heads…. You can usually tell when the guys feel uncomfortable in their clothes in the pictures.

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  • December 16, 2011


    I’m actually wearing the middle outfit right now. What you really need in winter is something that exposes your chest completely, thereby increasing your chances of hypothermia. Or at least that’s what my mum always says…

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  • December 19, 2011

    Rock Hyrax

    lol at Ewen.

    Perhaps they’d suggest it be worn with that Christmas jumper in picture #11…

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