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Halloween Costumes for the Bearded Man 2016, pt. 3

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Ready for the third installment of the 2016 costumes for guys with beards? We thought you might be.

There Can Only Beard One

To be Sean Connery from Highlander, it’ll takes a well manicured beard (a Van Dyke or an Imperial with a soul patch should do nicely), a well tailored period costume, and an inexplicable Irish brogue despite playing a Spaniard. Oh, and one giant fake pearl earring. Bonus points for peacock feathers. Add a couple of swords to really take it home, and if anyone gives you a hard time, remind them, "there can be only one!"

The White Knight

Remember that douchebag from Die Hard, Harry Ellis? The one who wants to move in on McClane’s wife? If you have a gray business suit, a little flour in your beard (remember, he does blow), you can walk around the party calling people “bubby” and saying things like, “sprechen sie Talk?,” and generally acting like a sleazeball. If you’re going with a balding friend, have him go barefoot with a tanktop, and tape a toy pistol to his back. He may get to be McClane, but at least you’ll have shoes on. Make sure you wash your beard and get the flour out when you're done.

Nobody Puts Beardo In a Corner

Alright, that’s the wrong movie, but it’s the right actor. To pull off Bodhi from Point Break you can probably find a decent surfer wig unless you already have the locks. To make this work, in addition to the hair, you’ll need the following:

    • a cheap Reagan mask to carry around (maybe walk in with the mask and pull it off to reveal the mullet)
    • a tuxedo with the shirt and jacket open to reveal ...
    • a tank top or a wet suit underneath.

Since this is another one for the light scruff, you should probably be using Beard Saver to keep the itch at bay.

Halloween Costumes for the Bearded Man 2016, pt. 2

It's day two of our countdown of costume ideas, and first up is a guy who's better known as the Penguin on the 60s Batman series or as Mickey in Rocky. But here he is in a bearded role.The Wise ManThis may seem like an obscure reference, but not if you're a child of the [...]

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Halloween Costumes for the Bearded Man 2016, pt. 1

It's that time again, and no, we don't mean the time for pumpkin spice. It's never time for that.It's time to pick your Halloween costume. Like we did last year and the year before: costumes specifically for bearded guys. This time we're going to spread it out and give you a handful at a time. [...]

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Mundus Patet! When the ancient Romans got a glimpse of the Underworld

Three times a year the Romans — and not just the ones in Rome, but in cities all over the region — would roll back a stone opening a hole to the underworld. And what would they do? Dump food in there. You know, for the dead.Today would have been one of those days. October 5 [...]

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Have You Seen Me? Beard Today, Gone Tomorrow

With presidential politics in the air, let's open this up with an oldie but a goodie: have you ever seen a bearded Bill Clinton?The potential future First Fella was all hippied out long before he became president. It's a shame he didn't bring it back in retirement, at least. He actually kind of looks like Grizzly [...]

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7 Smart Beards That Will Take You to School

Biology. The original Chuck D: it's Charles Darwin. The father of natural selection knew a thing or two about the origin of species, and he also knew a badass beard could attract a mate.Physics. Roentgen, the dude who discovered X-Rays. People talk about "x-ray specs", but it turns out if you want to see what's under [...]

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The Summer is Hurting Your Beard (But There's Hope)

We are in the dead of summer and all that sunshine and pool water is just beating your beard down. Learn how to protect your facial hair and help it recover from all that summer fun.1. The Sun is like Bleach To Your Beard All those UV rays might look great for a tan but just [...]

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Classic Hollywood Beards: An Alternative History

We wondered what classic Hollywood stars might have looked like with beards, so we mocked them up ourselves.Cary Grant. Mr. Sophistication. The kind of guy who wouldn't start a day without a little time under a straight razor. We can see why with all that frizz. If we'd been around in his day, we could [...]

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7 Ways Game of Thrones Proves a Man Always Looks Better with a Beard

We chose the number seven because of the GoT's seven gods, but you won't find a Mother in this list. It's seven guys who stand as living proof that a beard always — ALWAYS — makes a man look better than a shaved face. (Don't let beard itch keep you from finding out for yourself!)Let's start [...]

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Science Says Your Beard Is Nature's Sunscreen

The beard, in summer, defends the face from the burning rays of the sun. — Pierio Valeriano Bolzani (1477–1558), Pro sacerdotum barbis The title of that work translates as, In Favor of the Beards of the Priests. It was written at a time when the idea was controversial, and not because Big Razor had an investment to [...]

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