Mutton Chops or Wolverine Beard (you know wolverine, right?), is a prestigious Beard style which will definitely make you stand out of the crowd.
It is a sequence of long, full sideburns that extend down to the corners of the mouth and are not connected by chin hair or a moustache.
They are often wider at the ends than where they start. Mutton chops can be bushy or trimmed close to the face.
You will have to grow a full beard before trimming out your mutton chops, that's a four-week commitment of not touching your shaving kit. Let all your facial hair grow at the same time and then shave a clean straight line at the bottom of each sideburn.
A century ago, Mutton Chops Beard style was carried by all manner of men, from presidents to leaders. But it dates all the way back to the Civil War where an American Union Army General, Ambrose Burnside, created a slightly unusual facial hair style. He carried a particularly prominent “mutton chop” sideburns connected to a moustache, while keeping his chin shaved perfectly clean.
King Albert is also known for his killer Mutton Chops Beard Style.
Later it was sported by many celebrities Teddy Roosevelt, Elvis Presley, Bill Muray and Hugh Jackman.