Peak ‘beard, shorts & sandals’ season announced

In Uncategorized on June 5, 2016 by kmflett

Beard Liberation Front

5th June Contact Keith Flett 07803 167266



The Beard Liberation Front, the informal network of beard wearers, has said that the 2016 Beard, Shorts and Sandals season has reached its peak period with Sunday temperatures well into the twenties centigrade in some parts of the UK.

Shorts and sandals may be worn all day until 9pm at the discretion of the wearer, but the campaigners say that those not wearing socks and shorts not below the knee need to protect their legs against the sun.

In addition if the beard has prolonged exposure to the sun the hairs need to be moistened from time to time, either with water or depending on preference, in a glass of real ale or craft beer.

The campaigners say that indications are that the image of organic beard, shorts and sandals is one of the key male fashions of 2016 not just in Shoreditch and Dalston but across large parts of the UK as fashions change and develop.

The official season traditionally runs until August 31st. During that period the wearing of shorts and sandals- preferably without socks unless special dispensation is given-is permitted for BLF supporters.

The BLF says that ‘beards, shorts and sandals’ is often a stereotype deployed by pogonophobes and so the wearing of shorts and sandals by the hirsute is best done within an agreed and defendable framework.

BLF Organiser Keith Flett said, it’s time to expose hairy legs to the elements as we reach peak beard, shorts and sandals season. The BLF has been reviewing the appropriate length for shorts and will issue guidelines on this matter shortly.


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