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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]

Tennant

Tennant

The Inspiration: David Tennant | The 10th Doctor | Doctor Who The Story: We had cut Mike's hair once before, and realized too late that he looked an awful lot like David Tennant. We were almost finished with his cut and running a full book, so we decided right then that his next cut would have to be that of the 10th Doctor. The Tennant is a haircut that will have smart and nerdy fangirls the … [Keep Reading]

Executive Contour & Lumberjack

Executive Contour & Lumberjack

The Hair Inspiration: Early half of the 20th century gentlemen The Story: Andrew has fine but fast growing hair that is a little thinner up top, and tapers beautifully. This mix of long and short is the perfect cut for his hair type. 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 … [Keep Reading]

Pompadour

Pompadour

The Inspiration: Elvis and the greasers The Story: The fine fellow is a favorite of ours, because he lets us do whatever we want, every time. He has incredibly thick, dense, stiff hair with extreme growth patterns and very prominent bones in his skull, so getting it to sit how we want requires some customization from your average cut. In this case, we left the pomp very disconnected and brought … [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]

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]

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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...]