The Work

Scumbag Boogie & Spartan

Scumbag Boogie & Spartan

The Hair Inspiration: The holy ashtray of Schorem The Story: Michael is stylish as fuck. Every time we see him. He needs something sharp, classic and modern all at the same time, and he has the most amazing natural finger wave going in the top on his hair, we couldn't have possibly found a better cut for him. At Schorem, our favorite barbershop in the whole world, this is their most requested … [Keep Reading]

Basterd

Basterd

The Inspiration: Brad Pitt | Lt. Aldo Raine | Inglorious Basterds The Story: This gent came in with this cut in mind, but also wanted to be able to polish this rough style up for work. We also went a bit shorter, to give him some extra growout time. The Basterd, similar to a contour, has a weight line that neatly contours the bones of the mid-head, but with a rougher weight line and more … [Keep Reading]

Executive Contour & Professor

Executive Contour & Professor

The Hair Inspiration: Early half of the 20th century gentlemen The Story: This fellow has wonderful hair to work on. He was looking for something nice and sharp, but lower on the sides than the normal contour. 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 … [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]

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]

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]

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From the Gaard Blog

Cut of the Week

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...]

Dapper Walrus Composite

Cut of the Week

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

Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming / Gird Your Head

Although even book readers have not seen a Westerosi winter yet, we all know that shit is coming. At least to us here in the Midwest as temperatures have slid into the sustained freezing range. It is … [Read More...]