Part of the reason for starting Lee’s Lookbook was to help myself navigate my 20s with an emphasis on style. I’ve struggled with body issues and confidence since I was a kid, so my goal with blogging is to inspire myself and other men to embrace their sex appeal. The problem with this is, anything that relates to sex can easily cross a line, which is where modesty comes in.
I come from a background where people aren’t open about certain topics. Sex is definitely one of those subjects, which is probably what sparked my curiosity. When they say sex sells, I usually fall for this marketing technique. He’s toned it down recently, but when I was younger Tom Ford’s ads were extremely provocative. That’s part of the reason he’s my favorite designer today.
I’ve had a huge boost of confidence now that the #PlusSizeRevolution has picked up steam. I’ve always been dissatisfied with the way that I look naked. However, I’ve grown to love my size, so much so that it’s tempting to show off. I figure why not; guys that are thin and muscular are always half naked. It can be just as sexy when a plus size guy does it.
Unfortunately, there won’t be any nudes anytime soon. As I mentioned, I come from a conservative background so I’ve been taught to be modest. Some of that has to do with being brought up in the South as well. Guys are taught to be a gentleman and a gentleman isn’t overly sexual. There other ways to draw people’s attention besides showing your body. Things like education, dressing well, grooming, and fitness is what really defines a man’s sex appeal.
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