11 Vintage Photos of Men with Beards Way More Badass Than Yours

For centuries, bearded men have been perceived differently, often gaining higher respect and being more powerful than the clean-shaven.

While we’re still in the midst of No-Shave November, we thought we’d share some vintage photos of men with beards to inspire you to continue growing that lumberjack-like facial hair way past the end of the month.

C’mon — let it grow wild and free.

Then again, when it comes to growing a beard, not every man has what it takes.