Learned and serious like the ancient Greeks or casual like 1950s “Beats,” the full beard is back in fashion in France to the delight of the nation’s barbers. After years in the style wilderness, the sort of bushy beard that takes weeks rather than days to grow — from the plain old full beard to mutton chops or a chin curtain — has finally displaced designer stubble and other barely-there styles of recent years. This summer, displays of thick facial hair are once more fashionable in France. The 1960s hippie counter-culture also embraced the full beard.
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