Posts Tagged: Truefitt & Hill

St. James Shaving Cream 20% Off Through Friday

For many, it was a sad day when we stopped carrying Truefitt & Hill grooming products. At long last, we have good news for you: St. James of London makes their shaving sundries in the same factory and with the same formula as Truefitt & Hill; just in different scents. PLUS: We’d like to offer… Read more »

Last Call for Truefitt & Hill

The recent news that our Truefitt & Hill distributor will no longer be carrying our favorite shaving cream brand had us thrashing through our medicine cabinets taking inventory.

Joe Roberts, Master Barber

It’s a peaceful morning at the Wingtip barbershop. Over the hum of the clippers, Joe Roberts plays classical music. “It puts me in my masterpiece mode,” he tells me. “My DaVinci mode.” Like many artisans, Roberts’ craft was borne of simple resourcefulness. “My first haircut was actually with my brother. I was on my way… Read more »

Updates on the Grand Opening Party

While we are neck deep in construction, with Heidi keeping a close eye on proceedings (above), we also have some exciting updates on the Grand Opening Party, which will be Thursday, September 27th. As you may know, the event will take place all day in the store from 10am – 6pm. Many of our vendors will be… Read more »

Truefitt & Hill and the Titanic

How do you know when your favorite maker of men’s grooming products has an authentically rich history? When you see that one of their wares was on the Titanic — which sank exactly a hundred years ago — and is now up for auction. (Click the photo to see a larger version of the infamous “H.P…. Read more »

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Questions for Todd Fisher of Truefitt & Hill

In case you haven’t heard, Truefitt & Hill N.A.’s CEO, Todd Fisher, will be in San Francisco for our Grand Opening Party this Friday, and we’re going to use the opportunity to ask him some tough questions:  In a fight to the death, is your money on Truefitt or Hill?  Truefitt & Hill sells thousands… Read more »

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Gift of the Day: Shaving Tools

How much do you want to bet that "the guy who has everything" does not have a Sterling Silver Razor Set? Does he really need a $2K+ razor set? That’s beside the point — the premise is that even the guy who has everything doesn’t really have everything. More broadly, one rule of thumb Within… Read more »

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Update on Safety Razor Shaving

Since I know you are all very concerned with my shaving regimen, I wanted to provide a brief update on my experiences with Safety Razor shaving. Three weeks in now and I’m now beginning to enjoy it. Here’s what I’ve learned so far: Cream is key. While they call it "wet shaving", cream seems more… Read more »

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What a Difference a Cream Makes

So my first pass at a safety razor shave came last night with my beautiful new Truefitt & Hill Ebony Safety Razor, and it was quite an interesting experience. First, my thanks and apologies to mantic59, the Badger & Blade veteran with the YouTube tutorials on safety razor shaving. Thanks for the vidoes; apologies for… Read more »

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Flight to Safety

Unless you’ve been living in a cave palling around with terrorists, you’ve no doubt learned a lot more about economics than you ever thought you would. TED spreads, credit-default swaps, collateralized debt obligations, auction-rate securities and so much more. In fact, we almost considered making Das Kapital our Book-of-the-Month selection for October! The turmoil in… Read more »