Designer stubble

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For the stubble remaining in fields after harvest, see crop residue.
A man's beard in the designer stubble style.

Designer stubble is a short growth of a man's facial hair that became popular in the 1980s. This style was worn and reinvented by singer George Michael,[1] actor Don Johnson[2] and, in the 2010s, singer Drake[3] and was adopted by many others. Several companies manufacture beard trimmers designed to maintain the designer stubble look,[4] which is also known as "five o'clock shadow".[5]


  1. ^ "Designer stubble". Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Bombeck, Erma (10 August 1986). "Don Johnson stubble creates hairy situation". The Pittsburgh Press. pp. G7. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Drake's Stubble: Artists Who Accessorize". Stereotude. Retrieved 10 February 2017. 
  4. ^ Quenca, Douglas (29 September 2011). "Stubble Trimmers - Trial Run". The New York Times. p. E-3. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "Five o'clock shadow". Retrieved 14 July 2011. 

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