NEW YORK : BARBER SHOP TOURCATEGORY / Beauty & Wellness TAGS / barbershop, New York, trend Fractals LAB / Jolie DATE / December 22, 2015
The Barber Shop trend that is now popular in Milan has its roots in New York, aspirational city for every European one. Going to a barber shop is really trendy in New York: a moment to relax, chat, care about ourselves and satisfy the need to feel perfect and neat. In the Big Apple Barber Shops are like wellness centers dedicated to man, offering excellent treatments, massages, manicures and even the possibility to get a drink. Here you can find the most interesting ones from New York’s districts:
With a billiards lounge, a cafe and hosting an art collection, this salon is the paradise for every gentlemen. In fact, it feels like a private men’s club: membership includes unlimited full-service visits and starts with a one year subscription. A full-service treatment includes shampoo, massage, conditioning treatment, haircut, manicure, shoeshine and a drink. Additional services like hair coloring, facials and massages can all be purchased “à la carte”.
A visit at Tomcats Barbershop gives you the experience to get your beard and hair done by one of the most talented barbers in Brooklyn, while sipping a drink. His specialities are styles from the 50s, that make you look like you’re from Mad Men. Just sit down, enjoy the good music and drinks and relax under the hands of the experts.
Martial Vivot Salon Pour Hommes
This salon seems more an intimate cocktail bar than a conventional barbershop: the waiting room with brick walls has a maxi TV and a tray offering the finest top-shelf liquors. The haircuts are known for their sharpness precision and the manicure service is very elaborate. The salon also offers health-and-wellness services and follow-up wellness packages: a perfect excuse to chill and relax.
Barber on Pearl
The classic neighborhood barber is at Brooklyn Heights and has a way of making customers feel right at home, starting with the Woodford Reserve whiskey they offer while you wait. the offerings include traditional chops, beard trims, men’s manicures and the signature hot-lather straight-razor shave, which will come with a facial massage and aloe-vera moisturizer.
The Iron Society
This is a private, appointment-only barbershop founded by Chris DeSanty, in a secret location. With black and white tiled floors, antique baubles, dusty old books it’s far from the typical stark, antiseptic-looking hair salon. The salon offers a new line of his own beeswax pomades scented with a combination of vanilla and coconut and it is very popular among the most elegant men in New York.
Barber Room 306
What more could you want in a barber shop offering complimentary beer or soft drinks while chatting with the owner about how you want your look done? That’s what you can expect at Barber Room 306, where the owner listen closely to client’s needs and likes to talk. This is the right place where to go when feeling the need to spend some chill hours, not just for the haircut.
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