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Old 11-13-14, 01:35 PM
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I mustache you a question... How do you feel about hair over a lip?

The mustache! Is it back? Who knows!

Ever since the beard made a roaring comeback in the late aughts, style watchers have been waiting for the mustache to return. Like the beard, the mustache was a symbol of virility throughout the centuries but had fallen into disfavor. It seemed overdue.

Unlike the beard, however, the mustache has serious baggage. It has arguably functioned as little more than a visual punch line for some 35 years, ever since the male population of the United States ceded that style turf en masse to Burt Reynolds. In the ensuing years, the mustache may have set a fashion record for sustained “outness.”

The problem, it seems, is not just that the mustache became unfashionable. “Unfashionable” is a temporary state, one that comes with an inevitable comeback seemingly baked in (think: faded jeans, puffy coats and, yes, beards). The mustache, rather, became uncool. As we have seen with bell-bottoms for men, in-line skates and ethnic humor, “uncool” may be a permanent state.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/13/fa...ml?ref=fashion

Only time will tell.
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Ethnic humor uncool? I bet a slimy Italian wrote that article.
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Oooo, puffy coats will make a comeback?
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As with all male fashion trends, you have us gays to thank for it. I like mustaches if they don't look creepy. They often look creepy.
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As with all male fashion trends, you have us gays to thank for it. I like mustaches if they don't look creepy. They often look creepy.
I believe it is covered in the third chapter of the 2015 Gay Agenda (which, like the Farmer's Almanac, is widely available in newstands).
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I look like a 70s porn star with a mustache but my dad had one the entire time I knew him and he looked just fine with it. It must be some sort of generational thing.

I've got no problem with mustaches on other men but for the love of Pete don't wax it, you fucking hipster!
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I have a hard time taking anyone with a mustache seriously.
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mustaches are only cool if it's connected to a beard.
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I have a hard time taking anyone with a mustache seriously.
Sam Elliot would like to have a word with you.

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I have a hard time taking anyone with a mustache seriously.
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The measure of your mustache or beard coolness is directly connected to how much ass you get. If you get plenty of ass, you have nothing to worry about. Fuck fashion trends.
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I don't mind a stache. Don't care. But I think soul patches are the lamest thing ever. Nothing screams "I'm over 40 and trying to look hip" like that dumb patch.
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Mustaches will only become cool when cops stop wearing them. I don't see that happening.
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Originally Posted by Tracer Bullet View Post
As with all male fashion trends, you have us gays to thank for it. I like mustaches if they don't look creepy. They often look creepy.
All those Tom of Finland drawings . . .

When did a beard become part of the look?
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Indifferent.
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Mustaches will only become cool when cops stop wearing them. I don't see that happening.
I came to post this picture before I read your post. Now it is more appropriate ...

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Not all men can get away with a mustache.

I always found it pretty amazing that Charles Bronson looked fabulous and bad ass with a mustache.

Tom Selleck looks hideous without a mustache.
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