Flower beards have been in and out of fashion since the 70s (honest!), although granted they haven't really hit the mainstream as yet, and I haven't actually ever seen a man wandering around town with daisies weaved into his facial hair! But that's not the point and I remain hopeful to one day make a sighting of a lesser spotted floral bearded man, or woman (don't want to discriminate!).
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The closest I've ever got to making a sighting is seeing photos of gorgeous models online, flowers delicately placed in their beards, looking glamorous, handsome and strangely alluring.
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Floral designs ranging from delicate and quite basic to full on face floristry!
It made me wonder, what do normal, average Joes look like with flowered beards? Having never seen anyone out in the streets rocking the look, I really can't comment. And that gave me a brilliantly bright idea (which my husband says is usually dangerous!).......
...... people love flowers, right? And some men and women are partial to a bit of facial hair on their partner, aren't they? So it seems they make a perfect match (flowers and beards that is!) I pondered, could we make flower beards a thing in Cardiff???!!! Could my dream of making a spotting actually become a reality?? With my never say never attitude I had to decide yes! This is where you come in............
...........I'm looking for some brave people out there to stick some petals in their facial hair (a moustache or goaty will do, you don't necessarily need a full on beard!), or some brave people who are willing to stick some petals in the facial hair of someone they know (please obtain permission first though!) and tweet me a pic - you can go for the minimalist look or, alternatively, go for the full on floral designer's dream! Whether subtle or in your face (excuse the pun!), I would love to see the results. Go on, make a flower lovers day!
For those of you who dare to wear, there may be a special treat for you if you do!..................................