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Engineer

Engineer

The Hair Inspiration: Ruler straight and perfectly square The Story: Tien is an industrial designer who is what you might call "particular." He is always immaculately dressed, and likes his hair sharp and square all over, so we engineered this cut just for him. The Engineer, with its a classic side part and textured top has a familiar feel to it. It gets the special treatment with razor sharp … [Keep Reading]

College Contour

College Contour

The Inspiration: Early half of the 20th century young gentlemen The Story: A great cut for when you want both the super short feeling, as well as the option of styling it up on top. A Contour is named for the way the weight of the hair follows the contour of your head, from just under the temple to just above the mastoid bone to just under the occipital bone An College Contour is a bit … [Keep Reading]

Scumbag Boogie

Scumbag Boogie

The Inspiration: The holy ashtray of Schorem The Story: This is Paul, a high school teacher, and still somehow one of the most cheery people in the world. He likes to experiment with his look, and this one works so well on curly hair. At Schorem, our favorite barbershop in the whole world, this is their most requested cut, so they named it after the shop (Schorem is Dutch slang for … [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]

Gaard Contour & Gaius

Gaard Contour & Gaius

The Hair Inspiration: Our signature, and the most perfectly fitted haircut of your life The Story: Sam here has the perfect head of hair and can wear just about any cut. This one is special, though. It cherry picks the best elements of the classic men's haircuts, using the fitted weight line of a Contour, the swept up front hairline of the Ivy League, with neatly tailored transitions, a sharp … [Keep Reading]

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]

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Sigmund Tweed

Cut of the Week

Every day there are all sorts of haircuts walking out of our doors, some simple everyday cuts, and some a bit more dapper, and some where our clients let us pull out all the stops. Every Sunday we … [Read More...]

Pompadour Composite

Cut of the Week

Every day there are all sorts of haircuts walking out of our doors, some simple everyday cuts, and some a bit more dapper, and some where our clients let us pull out all the stops. Every Sunday we … [Read More...]