Lonely Planet Writer

‘Peak beard’ claims quashed by new exhibition

Somerset House will host 2015 beard exhibition.
Somerset House will host 2015 beard exhibition. Image by Aaron Bradley / CC BY-SA 2.0

The popularity of facial hair in the UK and elsewhere in the world will be celebrated in an exhibition at Somerset House in London next year. The 80 images by Brock Elbank include celebrities, models and ordinary people with extraordinary facial hair. 2014 was dubbed ‘peak beard’ in the British press by commentators who thought the country’s beard revival was on its way out. Read more: timeout.com