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View Poll Results: Do you ever wear pink?
Yes 54 60.00%
No 36 40.00%
Voters: 90. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-31-2009, 03:24 PM
 
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men don't call it pink we call it salmon
No hon, that is a different color. But you can call it that if you prefer.
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Old 07-31-2009, 03:49 PM
 
Location: USA
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I think pink looks good on darker skin. Pink would not look good on pale white skin like myself.
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Old 07-31-2009, 11:08 PM
 
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I wear pink shirts all the time. I will not wear pink pants or a pink jacket. Everytime I wear a pink shirt some woman will say I must feel secure in my manhood. I never thought wearing pink was that big of a deal.
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Old 07-31-2009, 11:12 PM
 
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Its not so much a gay- straight thing. Usually guys who wear pink and pop their collars are egotistical, macho pricks.
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Old 07-31-2009, 11:48 PM
 
Location: Washington, DC & New York
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I definitely wear pink without a question, especially pink dress shirts as they tend to tone down the the formality of a suit, when compared with the the starched bright white shirt. I also have pink polo shirts and golf shirts, solids and patterns, that are in the general rotation.
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Old 08-01-2009, 11:20 AM
 
Location: Pasadena, CA
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It seems some years ago pastel pink Ivy League long sleeve shirts were very popular. Nowadays I prefer the richer shades of pink like a dusty rose under a suit, or even worn without a jacket. It isn't agay or straight thing -- either the color works or doesn't.
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Old 08-01-2009, 11:49 AM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic east coast
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Seems to me guys should be fine with pink. After all, women wear all shades of blue...it's kind of silly to define colors as male or female. I think guys look great in pink--or any other color except plaid pants with a striped top...or knee socks with sandals, doesn't matter what color the socks...
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Old 08-01-2009, 02:00 PM
 
Location: Eastern time zone
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My dh doesn't wear pink for the same reason I don't-- it looks goofy on most redheads.
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Old 08-01-2009, 02:05 PM
 
Location: on an island
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men don't call it pink we call it salmon
lol

My husband wears a salmon shirt and it looks great on him. It really is salmon, sort of a pale coral.
His brother used to wear the occasional pink, the real pink, and looked good in it. I haven't really noticed if he still does.

I love pink on a man, but just as women should pay a bit of attention to color and complexion combinations, I think it's a good idea for guys, too.
There are many different shades of pink. As rongav says, either the color works, or doesn't.
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Old 08-01-2009, 03:18 PM
 
Location: Portlandia "burbs"
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I always thought the real-men-don't-wear-pink stigma was a little silly, considering that we women have worn blue all along.

My husband has a couple of pink shirts, although it's definitely NOT his color. On the other hand, my father's favorite color was pink, but he wouldn't have been caught dead wearing it.
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