Here are a few famous beards reimagined for the modern gentleman. Find your chinspiration!

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Kimbo Slice 

The “ULTIMATE beard”

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What can I say about this beard?! It’s magnificent! Kimbo Slice waters his beard with the tears of his enemies. This is perfect chinspiration for a truly mean street-fighter look.

Rubeus Hagrid 

The “Wooly Wizard”

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In the magical world of witchcraft and wizardry, Hagrid is considered quite the hunk. Take a cue from Harry Potter’s lovable oaf. Let your beard grow wild and feel like an urban beast-master.

 Fidel Castro 

The “Marxist Mane”

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If you find yourself the head of a revolutionary regime or your facial hair needs a more socialist trim, perhaps consider the Castro look. Beards are all the rage in the communist party (also see Lenin, Ho Chi Minh, Che Guevara).

 Clint Eastwood 

“The Good the Bad and the Stubbly”

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No one pulls off stubble quite like Clint Eastwood. It’s a brooding-man’s facial hair, like he’s too pensive to remember to shave.This beard goes especially well with staring off into the distance while chewing a toothpick.

 Bob Marley 

“No Shaven, No Cry”

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If you’re a man with dreadlocks, it’s always a good idea to grow a beard. It brings the whole look together. Though it’s nearly impossible to look as effortlessly cool as Bob Marley.

 Rasputin 

The “Sinister Whiskers”

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Rasputin’s beard was designed for evil plotting; for stroking his whiskers while planning his conspiracy. Only villainous men need apply for this one.

 Steve Zissou 

The “Deep Sea Adventurer” (pairs well with beanie)

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Steve Zissou– an adventurer, lover, and captain, is a great beard-role model. The beanie is not necessary to look like a contemplative seaman, but it certainly helps.

 The Seven Samurai 

The “Man-Bun Warrior”

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The man bun is synonymous with the Samurai. Seven Samurai defended a village from bandits in Kurasawa’s iconic tale- having not a moment to groom. The combination man-bun and beard is a true warrior look.

 Ernest Hemingway 

“For Whom the Beard Grows”

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Hemingway kept his words short, beard trim, and whisky cold. The salt-and-pepper beard speaks of a full life filled with safaris, bull fights, and passion.

 Jon Snow 

“You Grow Nothing”

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Finally, we have Jon Snow. He’s known for his windswept hair and sparse beard in the HBO series Game of Thrones. If you can’t grow a full thick beard, don’t be sad, Jon Snow knows how you feel!