Get a Good, Long Look at Parke & Ronen's Annual Beefcake Bonanza
The men's shows, in general, are a relatively professional affair. There's little of the exuberance or wow factor of women's; you have your suits, your sportswear, and a lot of athleisure, and men's editors, by and large, are a blasé bunch. The third New York Fashion Week: Men's, in particular, did not raise anyone's temperature. So, it was a relief to go in for some good-natured campy fun on Thursday at Parke & Ronen's beefcake bonanza, where the designers Parke Lutter and Ronen Jehezkel layered some of their skimpy swimsuits with casual beachwear and other collegiate regalia. The big novelty this season was the crop top for men, which will be a huge hit in the Fire Island Pines, if nowhere else.