Ever wondered that a beard style would be named after an artist? Well, here we are, Van Dyke also termed Van Dyck, is named after the 17th-century painter. He made this style famous where the goatee is not connected to the mustache.
This style has been gaining more and more attention after seeing Robert Downey Jr. wearing it now with that class and panache. This is a versatile look with no hair on cheeks drawing all the attention to mustache and chin beard.
That being said, below are so many variants of it that add more spice to the traditional style!
Earthy Rusty Thick Shaded Van Dyke Beard
Flashy Moustache with Long Haired Chin
Coned Goatee with Perfect Mustache
Thin Mustache with Tapered Chin Beard
This can be called Semi Van Dyke Beard. The mustache is perfectly thin yet dense whereas the chin beard is tapered with size 2/3 clippers to add that classy oomph to the cut. If you look closely the goatee, it has dense yet tapered hair for those mid-tones. This style works well on casual occasions and formal ones.
New Born Van Dyke Beard with Chin Taper
This one is a sabotage Van Dyke Beard, less dense beard hides it perfectly. Perfectly clean sides make this look a very clean one. The way to ace this style is to pair it with a clean haircut in order to balance things on top and bottom.
Mini Van Dyke Beard
Van Dyke Beard doesn’t always have to be a long one. Sometimes it is short and sweet. The key to good looks is also the side sweep on top with slight fluff what qualifies as a quiff.
Highlighted Curls with Mid Drop faded
Van Dyke is all about making the statement and this look does that job pretty efficiently. The clean shaved sides and tapered Van Dyke giving all the stage. The top is the same shaded curls with sides being faded for that extra clean touch.
Slightly Rough Van Dyke Beard
Van Dyke having multiple layers is always fun. The slight stubble hair on cheeks gives this look a slightly rugged look whereas the side brush on the top gives it enough style to grab the party’s attention.
Gradual and Low Key Van Dyke Beard
Not all Van Dyke beard is shaved along cheekbones, some are tapered for gradual increase. Here that’s the case, the density increases as it goes towards the chin but neat shave below the cheek bones.
Thin and Pointy Van Dyke
Pointy sharp van dyke beard with a neat cheek shave makes it perfect. The top is curly with a shag texture all around. The key here is to shave everything else but the van dyke beard for a maximum look.
Disconnected and Subtle Van Dyke
Van Dyke beard has always been one of those styles that are very collected yet slightly informal. Here it is exactly the same, the beard is informal with hair being very tamed with that side part and a simple flat puff on the top to add a tinge of style.
Old School Van Dyke with High Fade
Van Dyke is not very trendy but this mustache makes it even older with that chill retro touch. The hair here goes in conjunction with the beard as it is a high fade for a clean look with sides shaved making it a very neat look.