Banana-rama: The Men’s Shows Are Baring More Than Usual This Season


Guy Trebay can say whatever he wants about spring trends for 2011, we're too blinded by the shiny romance-novel flesh of all these underdressed male models to notice the safari suits and socks with mandals. The attire this go-round is notably skimpier even by menswear standards: You've got weenie bikinis in Bottega Veneta, bear-daddy fetish gear from Emporio Armani, and barely there shirts from Jean Paul Gaultier. Let's just hope real dudes don't read this as a call to action; the last thing anyone needs is their dad showing up to work in a Speedo and combat boots. Click ahead to see our skin-is-in slideshow tribute to the shirtless, pantsless heroes of the French and Italian runways.