An Ode to the Beard.

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You know how hipsters are suddenly dressing like its 1850? As compensation for mason jars and steam punk, the universe has given us the return of beards! Can’t even tell you how much I adore a man with a beard. Ridiculously much. No more metrosexual, prettier-than-me men! I LOVE the gritty bearded look and in the past few months, I’ve told every man I know about this. I made David grow one, and he’s literally turning heads in the streets. So much so, that last night, at my brother’s engagement party, my devout aunt came up to me and said…Have you seen your uncle’s new beard? That’s because of you and David! In 30 years I’ve never even see this man with a stick of stubble. HA!!!!!! The power of beards. YES.

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One of my favorite bearded men is the model Luke Ditella  (in the first photo and others), who I follow on instagram and you should too if you want daily delightful photos of an extremely sexy man while scrolling through your phone.  (How creepy do I feel posting this? VERY. Luke, if you read this, I’m not some lonely middle aged housewife! I’m a young cool person, even though I seem like a nutcase.)

OK, let’s go.

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The gospel of beards. Maybe I should write about hot men more? Perfect post for a snow day…. HOT!

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Comments

  1. amen to that. ive been waiting for this for a long time. men hairier than me! the way it should be!

  2. Yes. To all of this. I did a post on beards a while back because this past year my husband became obsessed with his. He would send me pictures of different beards. At first all his friends were making fun of him but slowly they started to grow their own. This is the first time in our whole relationship I’ve ever seen him vain about anything. I hope Luke doesn’t mind two married moms following him because I’m heading to Instagram after I post this. Check out model Rick Hall. He goes by Rickfuckinhall. Very nice beard as well.

  3. Morgan says:

    Nicole, you are obviously not a baseball fan. Great beards on the world champions Boston Red Sox and my favorite beard is this guy (Brian Wilson) who is a relief pitcher for the LA Dodgers. The Yankees wanted him but he wouldn’t get rid on his beard.

    http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/beard-turns-1m-shave-beard-article-1.1435018

    I particularly like how he accessorizes with a blue rubber band.

  4. Lauren says:

    I can handle the stubble or a nice, short, trimmed beard but the long ones?! No way, I just couldn’t. They repulse me.

  5. Trisha says:

    Did anyone else notice on the last picture the gentleman’s skin tone gets lighter and lighter, which makes him look more unattractive by the last photo?

  6. Nickie says:

    I haven’t been on your blog in a few weeks and, boy, am I glad I’ve revisited. You never disappoint!
    Hope your holiday season was great!

  7. christopher says:

    Yeah, but not a single guy without a full, luscious head of hair. Damn.

  8. Before reading this post I had not given much thought to the hipster en-vogue men beginning to grow beards throwing back to the 1850’s beard-stylings. I wasn’t aware that was a thing, but upon glancing at the post’s accompanying picture, I have to admit I have seen quite a few of these handsomely bearded men cropping up on Tumblr and Pinterest lately. Then, today I single-handedly walked past three men with oversized handlebar mustaches.

  9. alyse says:

    love this post
    love bearded men
    and hes so hot

  10. Oooo, I just had to comment! I always loved it when my hubby would let his stubble grown out when we were camping or on vacay. In spite of having beautiful longish ( just below the ears ) curly hair, he kept his face clean shaven because he worked with the elderly ( they sometimes freak out about beards– esp. the women ). But then I convinced him to grow it out and can I just say, he has never looked hotter! A beard strengthens & defines the jaw line and draws the eye to a man’s beautiful mouth & eyes. Totally a fan!

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