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There's a new menswear trend afoot: butt-flattering pants. Really! The Times has an entire photogallery replete with hunky male models posing with their glutes aimed at the camera's lens. Oh, and there's an article about this phenomena too: "There are unmistakable signs that men are becoming less reluctant to build up their haunches and wear pants cut to flatter, not flatten, them. Trainers have noticed. So have designers, who are cutting pants that are not fashionista-tight or teenager-baggy, but as Goldilocks would say, had she hit puberty, just right." [NYT]