Daily Life


To beard or not to beard

Photographer Simon O'Dwyer prowled Gertrude and Smith Streets in Collingwood for facial fuzz. According to an inner city barber the number of clients coming in with serious beards has doubled in the past 12 months. The new bushranger looking trend is thought to be a reaction against the metrosexual look and part of the hipster subculture influenced by hirsuite folksy musicians and the US fashion towards looking like colonial Americans.