Buckler's "Sexy Bastard Cock Thruster" (seriously)
By Aaron Hicklin
Photo: Nicholas Wagner (from the December issue of Out)
We didn't know what to expect when we examined the program for Buckler's fall fashion show in the tents on Saturday afternoon—but the man never ceases to leave us inspired and this show was no exception. The collection was titled “Close Encounters,” which the nerds among us immediately clocked as a sci-fi reference, though sci-fi fused with house music and what the program notes described as “anatomical muscular illustrations,” which naturally whetted our appetites. Sure enough, plenty of musculature was on display, most of it belonging to sexy Oregonian Chad White (above) hot off the red eye from California where he'd just shot a story with Francois Rousseau for the May issue of Out. Who needs beauty sleep at that age? Chad strode down the catwalk looking as sprightly as morning wood in a pair of tighty whities too tight to leave anything to the imagination. And the name for those panties that young Chad filled so handsomely? “Sexy Bastard Cock Thruster brief.” Um, we'll have 10 of those please...