Male Beauty Standards Then And Now From 1900 To Today

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It’s human nature to strive for a handsome, stylish and appealing look. Men or women both try to look more and more attractive. The hairstyle, mustaches, beards, suntans, and muscles all play a vital role in male beauty. However, the standards of beauty are not fixed, they are evolving over time. The beauty standards have been evolved a lot during the last 120 years. Here we are going to share how male beauty standards have been changed during the last century and what is ideal male beauty today.

Today we bring for you the most handsome men from history starting from the start of the 20th century all the way up to now.

Male Beauty Standards 1900s

This was the time of wrestlers and strongmen and same was the criteria for a perfect male body. In the following photo, you can see the German bodybuilder Eugen Sandow in the 1900s. Sandow is also known as the “father of modern bodybuilding”.

Male Beauty Standards 1900s
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Male Beauty Standards 1910s

This era was known as pure elegance. After World War I, the fashion for the handlebar mustache became popular and the same was considered as a standard for male beauty during this era. Here’s a man wearing monocle and tuxedo during the 1910s.

Male Beauty Standards 1910s
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