The English word “pomade” is derived from French pommade meaning “ointment“, itself arising from the Latin pomum (fruit, apple) via the Italian pomata or pomo ( meaning “apple”—as the original ointment recipe contained mashed apples). Modern pomades may contain fragrances, but they are usually not particularly fruity. I recently started to stock Layrite pomade in my store here in Copenhagen. I am not endorsed … More An brief introduction to: Pomade
FINALLY GOT A SHOP Haircuts, beard trims and shaves as well as vinyl in a space for guys to relax and take time. Møllegade 8, Copenhagen N, 2200, Denmark FTB
The summer has finally arrived here in Copenhagen just in time for the holidays to start winding up and everyone to get back to work, typical. So to help cool off and shake out the holiday blues I am doing my first offer on a cut. Head on over to my facebook page, like the contest post and … More You Need A Cut: August 2015 Offer
DRAM: chiefly Scottish A small drink of whisky or other spirits: “a wee dram to ward off the winter chill“ I am partial to a whisky or two and last year a friend and I headed on out to Aberdeenshire for three days of hiking and whisky. I’ll leave out the details of the hiking … More Oh So Sweet, The Glenlivet.
As you know, sometimes we can find yourself in a situation we didn’t see coming. Just this Sunday passed I was binging on the internet, choosing to spend the oh so “holy” of days deepening my understanding of pomades, how they can be used, what brands were out there, how they are made etc. I know, I’m so cool! … More Bailey’s Tonsorial Barber Shop: It started with pomade.
There is a trusting relationship that evolves between a man and his barber, over time your barber can become someone that you confide in and take advice from, that you trust with the details of your life like no other person who is not a part of your family or close friends. I know this also … More Trust Thy Barber
“When a man who is drinking neat gin starts talking about his mother he is past all argument.” C.S. Forester, The African Queen I love gin, gin does NOT love me though. Why else would it taste so good but turn me to the dark side. At one point in my life drinking a certain … More Mother’s Ruin or Gentleman’s Triumph: A thought on gin…
POP-UP! I will be doing some cutting this Thursday at a new bar in Copenhagen called La Atlética. It’s a warm up get together before Roskilde really kicks off, come and say Hi. The details are all here…Roskilde Warm Up