Thursday, July 28, 2011

Beards: Rugged? Trendy? Or Unreliable?

The beard — a traditional signifier of age and wisdom in most cultures — had become a symbol of youthful rebellion (and a different sort of conformity) for the first time since the heyday of Fillmore East.


Former Vice President Al Gore.

Jeff Bridges in 1984, the year of “Against All Odds”.



A scraggly Bob Dylan in 2002.


Jake Gyllenhaal.


Joaquin Phoenix.

Michael Gladis as Paul Kinsey in “Mad Men” (second from left).

Brad Pitt.

Seth Rogen.


Alexander Marshall, the Director of Operations at Jon Ashe, who lives in Forest Hills, Queens.

Von Vonni a Russian designer in the Garment District.
Lee Leshen, the drummer for The Hotcakes and the founder of Patchwork Media.


The New York Times

Hair News Network