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'The Bearded Man' by Margo Fortuny

After Zeus, Socrates, Jesus, Leonardo da Vinci, and a herd of musicians in the seventies, the bushy face is back in fashion.
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In the latest addition to our Fashion Body essay series, journalist Margo Fortuny examines the resurgence of the beard in men's fashion. A seasonal flirtation with the rough-and-ready, or an indication that designers (and the public) are moving away from our idealised, idolised notions of fresh-faced youth? You be the judge.

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  1. someonegreat
    07:52 26 Oct 2010
    Really fantastic essay series in it's own right, but absolutely perfect as accompaniment to the films.

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