Between the top hat and the tux, you might be able to guess his category—this debonair dandy must have been a front-runner for the Verdi. That means his beard must be short—it’s not to exceed 10 centimeters—the mustache must be styled and aids are allowed. This is official language, people! Photographed at the World Beard & Moustache Championship in Reno, Nevada, this dashing gentleman is ready for a night out on the town, as long as that town is Paris in 1920.
Open edition digital C-print. Unframed.