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HJ Men Interiors: Shepherds in Birmingham is Pretty Scandi-lous

Last updated September 17, 2019

Shepherds in Birmingham city centre is a triumph of industrial chic and Scandinavian-inspired design. Shepherds takes inspiration from modernist and Scandinavian styles with its clean white walls, pure and simple wooden shelving, and a framed art feature wall. Shepherds owner David Sturgeon has successfully created a space that looks beautiful but not busy and takes Read More

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The Man Mullet is Back! Good News or Bad News?

Last updated September 13, 2019

The mullet – possibly one of the most divisive trends ever – could be making a return to popular culture, in part thanks to its starring role in Stranger Things. Made famous in the 1970s and 1980s by musicians and actors, the iconic hairstyle is re-emerging albeit with a slight refresh. First cut Business in Read More

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‘Mallen Streaks’ Are Officially Cool – But What Are They?

Last updated September 11, 2019

The so-called Mallen streak, once covered up and concealed, is now being embraced by popular culture. At yesterday’s GQ Awards 2019, actor Richard Madden sported his natural white/grey streak with pride. It’s a refreshing look for the Bodyguard star, who is rumoured to have previously covered up the streak in the past for acting roles Read More

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More Men Are Colouring Their Hair – But Why?

Last updated September 4, 2019

It’s a fact, men are being more adventurous with creative hair colour – and we’re loving it! We spoke to leading colourists who have been at the forefront of the trend to find out more. Creative hair colour – not just for women From festival looks (hello Pride) to toned-down vivids for everyday wear, creative Read More

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HJ Men Interiors: MILLS X Primark in Manchester

Last updated August 27, 2019

Joe Mills, renowned male grooming expert and owner of Joe and Co in Soho, has opened a 800 sq ft barbershop at the new Manchester Primark store. MILLS x Primark is a black and white, modernist haven with simplicity at its heart. Find out more about how Joe created the cool new space, his top interiors tips Read More

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The French Crop is Back – Here’s What You Need to Know

Last updated August 27, 2019

The French Crop is a traditional yet timeless style that has come back into men’s fashion. We spoke to the experts to see how they are bringing it into the 21stcentury. Read on to find out top tips for creating the look, a how-to and the celebrity fans of the French crop. What is it? Read More

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The Top 5 New Clippers To Update Your Kitbag With

Last updated August 27, 2019

Keep your kitbag and your client’s hair in shape this summer with these new clippers. Whether you’re fading, working with longer lengths or are in the market for a clipper with impressive charge time, we’ve rounded up the new clippers on the block. (Psst, they’ll also all be exhibiting at Salon International). The all-in-one Perfect Read More

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The Top 4 Men’s Hair Trends from London Fashion Week Men’s SS20 Catwalk

Last updated August 27, 2019

In an unusual turn of events we’ve noticed three celebrity-favourite hair trends on London Fashion Week Men’s SS20 catwalk. Here are the totally wearable looks your clients will ask about this summer, their catwalk reference and how to get the looks. Easy, breezy softy curls The newest trend by far is the soft, unstructured wavy look. On Read More

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Man Dubbed Rapunzel Follows the Newest Men’s Hair Trend

Last updated August 27, 2019

A man dubbed Rapunzel proves that gender lines in the hair and fashion industry are blurring, as he continues to grow his two feet long hair for seven years. Non-binary gender identities have become a significant part of the mainstream conversation recently. Since the rise of men make-up artists on YouTube, trans models and the Read More

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