January 23, 2021

A return to the cult of the beard – archive, 25 July 1933

25 July 1933: There seems to be in all civilised countries a mysterious ebb and flow of hair on the masculine face

An unexpected result of General Balbo‘s flight to America is that women in the United States are reported to have “fallen for his beard.”

It would be strange if the United states, whose men are so generally clean-shaven, should now, under the influence of its women-folk, lead the way in a return to the cult of the beard.

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