“Grunge-Cool” vs. “Grunge-Gross”

It seemed to start with A-list stars like George Clooney and Brad Pitt.

Then, it spread to younger, “brat-packy” actors like Ashton Kutcher, James Franco, and Ethan Hawke.

What am I talking about?

The two (or three?) day stubble look.

Unfortunately, it now seems to have spread to the general male population, without regard for age, dress, or — shall we say — “over all attractiveness.”

Let’s just put it this way: if you’re over 40, a little (or a lot) overweight, neither especially handsome nor a fashion plate AND haven’t shaved for a few days, you don’t look hip or cool — you look . . . unemployed.

About the author

Ross Kaplan has 19+ years experience selling real estate all over the Twin Cities. He is also a 12-time consecutive "Super Real Estate Agent," as determined by Mpls. - St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Ross was an attorney (corporate law), CPA, and entrepreneur. He holds an economics degree from Stanford.

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