(LOS ANGELES) -- Forget having a glammed-out gal on your arm. The best accessory for men at the Oscars this year appeared to be facial hair.
Stars like George Clooney, Ben Affleck, and Bradley Cooper all strutted down the red carpet rocking some serious scruff.
And they weren't alone. Best Actor nominee Hugh Jackman, Jason Clarke from Zero Dark Thirty, and last year’s Best Actor winner Jean Dujardin all seemed to have gotten the memo to follow suit on this year’s beard trend.
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