Here are some spectacular beards to celebrate World Beard Day

You may think there are only a handful of ways you can wear a beard, but think again. This lot are giving us some serous beard-envy!

Next time you think about growing that manliest of body hair, consider these styling options.

The Viking longboat

Cliff Beal shows the judges his beard during the free style division of the Beard and Mustache competition at the Kansas State Fair(Travis Morisse/AP)
(Travis Morisse/AP)

The Dumbledore

(Claire Schneider/AP)
(Claire Schneider/AP)

The extended mutton chop

A man ion lederhosen with a mutton chop beard(Susan Poag/AP)
(Susan Poag/AP)

The twirly whirl

A twirly beard (Travis Morisse/AP)
(Travis Morisse/AP)

The pigtails

A man holding the Stars and stripes flags with a plaited beard (Christopher Millette/AP)
(Christopher Millette/AP)

The patriot

A union jack beard (Yui Mok/PA)
(Yui Mok/PA)

Don't worry those of you who can't grow a beard, why don't you try making one... out of bees?!

A woman with a beard made of bees (Dave Chidley/AP)
(Dave Chidley/AP)

Happy World Beard Day all. Enjoy it!

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