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Darmody & Selleck

Darmody & Selleck

The Inspiration: Michael Pitt | Jimmy Darmody | Boardwalk Empire The Story: Walks in with a business cut and wanted something completely different, with very short sides and a 20s style. The Darmody is a simple and low maintenance but dangerously rakish style with a long, disconnected top, very short sides, and a tapered neck. The Inspiration: Tom Selleck's Glorious Lady Tickler The … [Keep Reading]

Executive Contour

Executive Contour

The Inspiration: Early half of the 20th century gentlemen The Story: This is a very thick head of stiff hair with a prominent parietal ridge, so it is really easy to have an uncontrollable shock of hair on the top. The large differentiation between the top and sides gives hair enough length to bend and be able to style. A Contour is named for the way the weight of the hair follows the contour … [Keep Reading]

DA Leary & Treebeard

DA Leary & Treebeard

The Hair Inspiration: Dennis Leary | Tommy Gavin | Rescue Me The Story: This is the slightly grown out version of the other Leary post on Mark. For a the hair show Tyler was working, we did him up in the classic DA style. Having longer hair doesn't always been leaving the pomade behind. The Leary is the perfect men's cut for those who like to keep it long and incredibly low maintenance, but … [Keep Reading]

Junior Draper

Junior Draper

The Inspiration: Jon Hamm | Don Draper | Mad Men The Story: Is this not the most beautiful child alive? At 9 years old, it likely won't be long before he grows into a little heartbreaker like the cut's namesake. The Draper is a classic business cut, sometimes known as a side part (not a combover). This one is all scissor cut with a sharp part and a naturally razored neckline. … [Keep Reading]

Leary & Jarl

Leary & Jarl

The Hair Inspiration: Dennis Leary | Tommy Gavin | Rescue Me The Story: Mark arrived at the shop a shaggy, tangled Cousin It. He wanted to keep quite a lot of it, but look like a groomed human again. Upon realizing what perfect hair we had to work with, we gave him our favorite long men's cut. The Leary is the perfect men's cut for those who like to keep it long and incredibly low … [Keep Reading]

Link

Link

The Inspiration: Link | The Legend of Zelda The Story: Kids can have a ton of cowlicks sometimes. In a lot of those cases, it is best to just go with it. Mom wanted something a little mohawk-y, and was cool with keeping the sideburns. Little dude was super squeaky with a gleam in his eye that suggested he might enjoy breaking things and reminded us of a little wood elf. The Link isn't a … [Keep Reading]

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Tyler April Wishlist

Mid Spring Wishlist | April

Hello friends! Remember last month's wishlist post when we were feeling so springy? Yeah, right now, when clients sit down and we ask them how they're doing, enthusiastic replies are few and far … [Read More...]

26th Birthday

Unexciting Birthdays

Hooray, my 31st birthday is tomorrow! Hooray as in meh. 31 isn't much of a birthday, and this is actually the first one in a long time I haven't taken the day off work. Instead, tomorrow I … [Read More...]