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The Hunter

Towards the end of the eighteenth century, ideas about equality and liberty had begun to filter through to fashion.

The Hunter
The Hunter

Less elaborate styles and looks were in vogue and wigs fell out of favour. In this mood of egalitarianism and neo-classicism, men developed a preference for short, unfussy, tousled hairstyles. Men tended to remain clean-shaven, but in the early decades of the nineteenth century, side whiskers began to migrate further down the cheeks.