An fine gallery of fine mustachios
October 31, 2007 6:30 PM   Subscribe

An excellent resource for connoisseurs of facial hair that is firmly above-the-lip. Also good for people interested in amusing blogs, vintage photography and glossaries.

My first post ever! I hope I didn't break anything.
Link thanks to The Morning News and their wonderful headlines.
posted by MadamM (21 comments total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
Bonus mustache fun: World Beard & Moustache Championship 2007
posted by inconsequentialist at 6:53 PM on October 31, 2007

MUSTACHES!!!!!! I love facial hair so hard.
posted by kkokkodalk at 6:54 PM on October 31, 2007

Oh my goodness. Germans certainly take their facial hair seriously...
posted by MadamM at 6:56 PM on October 31, 2007

Relevant self-link.
posted by davey_darling at 7:06 PM on October 31, 2007 [1 favorite]

posted by miss lynnster at 7:10 PM on October 31, 2007

The second annual Mustaches for Kids growing season is just around the corner, Chicagoans!
posted by eamondaly at 7:20 PM on October 31, 2007

Great timing -- in just a few hours (CST), it'll be Movember.
posted by cog_nate at 7:22 PM on October 31, 2007

Related: Beards Over Babies
and the t-shirt.
posted by blue_beetle at 8:15 PM on October 31, 2007

" MUSTACHES!!!!!! I love facial hair so hard.
posted by kkokkodalk"

I knew this facial hair would come in handy someday.
posted by mr_crash_davis at 8:55 PM on October 31, 2007

Who wants a mustache ride?

posted by empatterson at 9:02 PM on October 31, 2007

I can't grow a mustache. Can't do it. I get the trashy 13-year-old boy-couple-of-dark-hairs thing going, but it doesn't look like an actual mustache. The rest of my facial hair grows in fine; really evenly, it'll grow as thick as you want it, just not the mustache. So I resort to shaving the area above my lip and going with an Abe Lincoln sort of deal.

And, basically, I hate mustaches and the people who have them. Mostly out of jealously. Bastards.
posted by dismas at 9:06 PM on October 31, 2007

posted by Rancid Badger at 9:07 PM on October 31, 2007

But today isn't Monday.
posted by homunculus at 9:17 PM on October 31, 2007

For some reason I feel compelled to comment in this thread.
posted by louche mustachio at 9:24 PM on October 31, 2007

Oh dear, davey_darling, your very nice mustache is marred by encroaching neckbeard. Don't let your facial hair connect to your chest hair, no one wins that game.
posted by MadamM at 9:37 PM on October 31, 2007

No discussion of moustaches would be complete without mentioning perhaps the most famous moustache of all time.

And, uh, Godwin.
posted by psmealey at 3:24 AM on November 1, 2007

I grew a goatee 'tache combination years ago and never looked back. Though you have to be extra careful with those typo when looking for advice on the web, unless you a real surprise...
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 3:47 AM on November 1, 2007

Props to cog_nate for mentioning Movember. If you ever wanted a good excuse to grow the porn star/clark gable/plumbers/handlebar moustache, how about raising money for research into prostate cancer and depression in men?
posted by 5MeoCMP at 4:21 AM on November 1, 2007

Once, a few years ago, I decided to grow my moustache as large as I was able to. I didn't realize at the time that I would in fact be able to grow it pretty much without limit. I stopped at about the time I had it six inches past the corners of my mouth. It was very inconvenient: I used a special "moustache net" to hold it back when eating, and grooming it took a full tube of (rather expensive) moustache wax every couple of weeks. Eventually I trimmed it back to large-normal.

Still have a souvenir of it though: a couple of 7" long moustache hairs I saved, and one photo of me looking very Salvador Dali
posted by polysigma at 5:54 AM on November 1, 2007

Why does everybody in old photographs have beady eyes?
posted by zorro astor at 8:14 AM on November 1, 2007

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