Get Your Thoreau On: Neck-Beards Are In

November 5, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

Soul patches are out. (Actually they’ve been out for about three years.) So what’s next?
According to Jeff Lund, the 1800s provides a perfect answer in the neck-beard, a “Thoreauly” independent and fishy expression of personal style. “This-dude-is-so-sweet-we-say-all-three-of-his-names, Ralph Waldo Emerson penned, ‘Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.’ Is there a better way to live than letting the wild air get stuck in your throat beard? I think not.”