The Rise Of The Man Bun

Published By Brooke
Updated 10-7-2014

Ah the man bun! It's quickly on the rise to becoming the most popular hairstyle for young trend setters next to the undercut.

The man bun is a masculine twist on the female variation of the hairstyle.


First popularized in modern culture by the Swedish soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic hairstyle

Or  we can go back even further to the Japanese Samurai


The man bun is quickly gaining steam in the modern hairstyle world.


Once thought of as a feminine hairstyle, the man bun is often paired with facial hair to add masculinity to the hairstyle

beard and man bun

Don't be scared to rock the bun! You don't have to be a hipster or a hippy.

business bun

This modern hairstyle can be business casual or just plain casual.

casual bun

A man bun can even be athletic.

athletic man bun

The man bun is not for the faint of heart though! It will take time and dedication.

man bun

It can take anywhere from 6 months to a year to grow enough hair for the style.


You will have to go through the awkward mid length phase.


But in the end

man bun

It will be worth it.

man bun end

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man bun hairstyle

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