You know what are cool? Beans.
Since 2007, artist Takao Sakai has been sarcastically pushing for a new fad in Japanese fashion culture – azuki bean beards. The strange “Azurer Project” parodies the wild fashion trends common in Japanese culture by creating and encouraging this bizarre accessory.
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Since the inception of the project Sakai has amassed a collection of hundreds of photos of people wearing bean beards. If you want to be one of the early adopters of this sure-fire fashion trend you can find the beards at the New City Art Fair in New York City, which runs March 6 to 9, 2014.