The Making of the Modern Male Readers identified with our story on Asia's increasingly feminine men. But they disagreed over whether the trend is good or bad

Your cover story "Mirror, Mirror ..." described how Asian men are spending more time and money on their looks [Oct. 31]. The modern male's penchant for body and facial makeup would put to shame Snow White's wicked stepmother, who was always consulting her magic mirror to check on who was the fairest of them all. Your report said many Asian girls like boys to be more stylish. I...

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