We associate men's fashion of past centuries with class and neatness. When we look at those times, we're used to seeing tidy facial hair, slick pomades, fancy hats, and suits. Today's post will change the perception a little bit. Well, in terms of hair, at least. For there have always been fashion renegades, or just people with bad hair days, or just bad hair in general.

Robert E. Jackson is an avid collector of vintage photography. He has over three thousand photos in his collection. He either got them anonymously, or sought them out, but in any case, he has ownership of all of them. The vast collection has many peculiar images, some of which we show to you today.

He shares vintage photos spanning from the early days of photography to the late 20th century, where you can see the strange hairstyles of men. They're definitely not what we expect of those times in terms of men's hairstyles. The rhyme and reason for having such hairstyles eludes us, and there's not much that we can do to find out, but they definitely spark some curiosity.

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BonnieBlueButler
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1 week ago

That's just Brian May in a black and white photo

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The collection is also useful to see how fashion has evolved over the centuries. Though some of these shown hairstyles didn't fit into their time, they would probably be pretty cool nowadays, and some of them are trendy, or at least acceptable. Some of them are just... well, terrible, and will never become trendy. But who knows?...

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Iggy
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He looks like he was chasing a parked bus.

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Felix Feline
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1 week ago

The guy on the right has great hair! I wore mine like that in the 90s.

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If you like this collection by Robert E. Jackson, you're probably going to like his other photos of the olden days. Though his Instagram has a modest followership of 4.8k followers, his collection is anything but modest. So check him out, and see what other kinds of peculiar images you can find! There's much to see: from strange portraits to nostalgic Americana. It's safe to say that it's a true chronicle of amateur American photography.

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LENNON GRAF
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Got dat worm look

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Jonathan Klaus
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Cosmo Kramer??

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Donkey boi
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Those eyes!

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T Simmons
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I like to think that theyve just cropped the fifth guy and its just a real friendly greeting

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Zet
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1 week ago

Vintage Tom Holland!

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Donkey boi
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'I want that fountain look!'

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Lauren Caswell
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Mugatu's early work in fashion...so hot right now back then

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Felix Feline
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1 week ago

Justin Beiber wore his hair like that.

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Julia Atkinson
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Another tragic victim of the Great Pomade Shortage of 1903

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Daria Z
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1 week ago

Looks goth 🧛‍♂️

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Agnes Jekyll
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1 week ago

What's the story morning glory?

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Agnes Jekyll
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the villain haircut from all 80s movies

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Julia Atkinson
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When your wife insists on experimenting with the curling tongs she just bought from the Montgomery Ward catalogue

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kristy sickles
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1 week ago

The Justin Bieber of his era

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Julia Atkinson
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The windswept cornfield look

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Iggy
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1 week ago

Inspiration for hipsters.

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ConservaDave
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1 week ago

Hello late 70's

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Julia Atkinson
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1 week ago

He seems vaguely aware of the fact that 50% of his hair has vanished without trace

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Agnes Jekyll
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1 week ago

His head got too close to a balloon.

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Hisseefit
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1 week ago

You know his mom said "get a haircut" with his reply "well, Jesus had long hair!"

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Agnes Jekyll
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1 week ago

Don't let the glasses fool you. He's going to tie your daughter to some train tracks.

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kristy sickles
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Some of these (like this one) could qualify for weird pics all on their own lol the hair is just the bonus

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Adler Meredith
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Young Michael Jordan am I right or wrong?

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