The Hipster Bun: A Look Into The Refined ManBun

A manbun with a beard equals a hipster beard?

Hipsters have a lot to owe to Jared Leto and his man bun. If it wasn’t for Jared Leto’s chronic desire to be the ultimate attention whore, the manbun would have never come to the spotlight and be adopted by hipsters. For the record and since this isn’t the first time I joke about hipsters, I have nothing against these folks, and I would even classify myself as a mild hipster. I know I have a tendency to post a hipster joke here and there, but these guys certainly have the fashion trends pinned down to an art.

Anyway, hipsters will jump on anything that is new and shiny in terms of fashionable looks, clothes or accessories. So a couple of years back when everyone agreed that scruffy beards were for homeless people only, hipsters saw these same scruff beards as opportunities to be unique and stand out in our mildly-homogeneous societies. Continue reading

Man Bun with Beard Style for the Win

Rock your bearded man bun, whether epic or not!

One thing is to have a man bun, but having a beard with a man bun is something else!

With the trend on 2014 and 2015 of growing a beard ala hipster style, it’s becoming more and more common to see men wearing man buns with beards. Some do look stupid, let’s be honest, but some do look quite epic.

The dude below is more on the stupid-than-epic side, but he sure is rocking his man bun!

Dude with man bun and beard