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12 interesting facts about beards and facial hair

From mutton chops to the goatie to the hipster beard, facial hair and beards have gone in and out of fashion for centuries. They are a symbolic of masculinity and sexual potency and generational difference. Beards are evidence of how attributes associated with masculinity, can shift and evolve according to changes in cultural and religious traditions, thought and fashion. Her we trace the history of the beard.

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The end of masculinity?

Our challenge to you in our January newsletter was ‘How are your brands perpetuating outdated stereotypes or leading the way in expressing gender openness? In the move towards a genderless future, it may be counter trend to be focussing on masculinity, but social and cultural norms take time to shift and evolve.

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Think happy, act happy, be happy

At Big Green Door we are constantly thinking about emotions, how to engage with people emotionally and the fine nuance of how to express them. So in the wash of the Royal Wedding and the World Cup, we’re going to focus on the fat happiness word.

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Bonjour Paris!

Key Trends

At this time of year we’re awash with predictions and trends for the new year ahead. We’ve selected the 3 trends we’re looking forward to making an impact.

Un-stereotyping 

Community Renaissance 

The Plastic Panic 

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12 interesting facts about beards and facial hair

From mutton chops to the goatie to the hipster beard, facial hair and beards have gone in and out of fashion for centuries. They are a symbolic of masculinity and sexual potency and generational difference. Beards are evidence of how attributes associated with masculinity, can shift and evolve according to changes in cultural and religious traditions, thought and fashion. Her we trace the history of the beard.

Read More…

The end of masculinity?

Our challenge to you in our January newsletter was ‘How are your brands perpetuating outdated stereotypes or leading the way in expressing gender openness? In the move towards a genderless future, it may be counter trend to be focussing on masculinity, but social and cultural norms take time to shift and evolve.

Read More…

Think happy, act happy, be happy

At Big Green Door we are constantly thinking about emotions, how to engage with people emotionally and the fine nuance of how to express them. So in the wash of the Royal Wedding and the World Cup, we’re going to focus on the fat happiness word.

Read More…

Bonjour Paris!

Bonjour Paris! It’s always very nice to enjoy an early morning walk around the Louvre – especially when it’s so quiet! Also on the menu, a very BFY breakfast by @cojeanrestaurants and some more walking in the famous Jardin des Tuileries 🇫🇷

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Key Trends

At this time of year we’re awash with predictions and trends for the new year ahead. We’ve selected the 3 trends we’re looking forward to making an impact.

Un-stereotyping 

Community Renaissance 

The Plastic Panic 

Read More…