Speaking Of The Lumbersexual…

lumbersexual_2800Yesterday’s urban male wore a slim-cut pair of pants, perhaps a button-down shirt with a narrow tie. He kept a clean shave, and generally looked tidy. His look was coined “metrosexual.” David Beckham was the poster-child for this breed of men, described as “the biggest metrosexual in Britain” in a 2002 Salon article that helped lead to the term’s popularity.david-beckham-metrosexualToday, the metrosexual is a disappearing breed being quickly replaced by men more concerned with existing in the outdoors, or the pseudo-outdoors, than meticulous grooming habits.

According to the Urban Dictionary, Lumbersexuals are men that keep finely trimmed beards, what is now commonly referred to as the beard men. This new phrase actually started in 2004 but kind of died down but was “resurrected on October 30th, 2014, when outdoor lifestyle blog GearJunkie published an article titled “The Rise of the ‘Lumbersexual’”, which highlighted several photos of models and celebrities as examples of the lumbersexual aesthetic.

Below are pictures of the lumbersexual men. Is that a look any of y’all would like to sample? Let us know your thoughts.Lumbersexual-Pictureslumbersexual-jpg

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  1. #TeamKizito
    November 28, 06:50 Reply


    Some would want that model with the axe to bang enzymes out of them and chop their head off afterwards. They thirst for things like these much. But, I know one person here who would willingly roast the white man to blackness. (Much said)

  2. chestnut
    November 28, 07:10 Reply

    Hmmm…well,I do like checkered shirts, and even when I don’t mean to keep a beard,the whole thing grows like weeds! (Now,if only I had the 6-pack…)

  3. king
    November 28, 07:30 Reply

    When do we get a post about sapiosexuals like us?

  4. enigmous
    November 28, 07:30 Reply

    Oh my, please come and axe me…I will make an exception for you

  5. Kryss S
    November 28, 07:46 Reply

    Oh Thank God! When I saw d “Lumbersexual” title, I was like “….. Men that have sex wit trees?! Haven’t we had enough punishments already? Y add a tree term to d mix biko….”. Thank God it just finely trimmed beards!
    I love a lil beard on my man, it tickles when we r doing d do nd I luvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv dat ticklish feeling! *clasp crotch* Choi!!!!!!! But please, it shouldn’t b like Solange’s boo’s oh! Looking like boko haram tinz on my bed!

    • pinkpanthertb
      November 28, 08:12 Reply

      My man with beard? No problem. Just as long as you leave enough room for me to find your mouth.
      Me with a beard? Nope. I’m not even hairy enough to achieve that.

  6. #TeamKizito
    November 28, 07:58 Reply

    I just know this was Kryss’ comment, somehow.

  7. Dennis Macauley
    November 28, 09:13 Reply

    I looooooove a good beard! I sport a good beard, I have to keep it trim tho because HR is always watching me with “odu-anya”, so I can’t grow it as much as I want it to be!

    However a man with an axe is terrifying to me! Like flirt with another guy and he chops off your ****

    No thankyou

  8. Lanre Swagg
    November 28, 11:28 Reply

    I don’t see any blacks. Maybe we’ve been lumbersexual for all our lives. Being gruff & tuff is in our nature. I’m thinking Uncle Pete Edochie, Uncle Wole Soyinka, Ikemba Oliver de Coque & Ikemba Emeka Ojukwu were flying the flag way before the Oyinbos found it.

    • pinkpanthertb
      November 28, 11:49 Reply

      Whole Soyinka? Gruff and tuff? Please tell me you mistakenly added his name to that list lol

      • Lanre Swagg
        November 28, 12:10 Reply

        Uncle Wole is Gruffer & Tuffer than you know. Haven’t you heard him say that the Tiger doesn’t need to announce its Tigritude? Wait till he pounces on you in bed. You will know that the beard and big grammar is not for show …

    • Dennis Macauley
      November 28, 12:12 Reply

      I had the biggest crush on Emeka Odimegwu-Ojukwu! I hated Bianca (and still hate her) for marrying him!

      He was the perfect gentle

      That accent??

  9. Vhar.
    November 28, 11:36 Reply

    Beards?? I totally dig ’em. But then again. The Axe? Yes, I dig it too. It intensifies the dangerously-beautiful-Specimen.

  10. Max
    November 28, 11:41 Reply

    The guy with the Axe though…..☺☺☺

  11. Kryss S
    November 28, 16:26 Reply

    Oh! Oliver De Coque beards is d ish! So shiny nd silky! Wouldn’t mind calling him daddy while sitting on his laps nd running my fingers through them beards! Walahi! Man was hot!

  12. Lothario
    November 28, 18:54 Reply

    I’m one person who looks good in plaid…..for some weird reason…. plaid makes me look good.

    Fashion critics will have my head for this.

  13. Ruby
    November 29, 08:16 Reply

    Pardon me but I think I’m seeing Joe Manganiello’s VPL in those jeans.
    Someone pls tell me I’m right

  14. A-non
    November 30, 23:41 Reply

    Short enough to keep it ticklish when I run the back of my fingers across his face while sharing a passionate kiss *smiles*

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