New year, New you. 2019 is here, and even if you don’t have your resolutions down to pat yet, you can always ring in a brand new year with a fresh haircut that’ll make you feel like a brand new man. Who knows – it might just give you the extra bit of motivation to stick to those resolutions. Here are the 4 most stylish barbershops from around Singapore that will turn you into a true gent.
1. Sultans of Shave
Think of old-school barbershops and you’ll probably think of Sultans of Shave. Inspired by the quintessential British barbershop, Sultans of Shave provides a service fit for royalty in a clean, sophisticated space. They offer a whole range of services here, from styled shaves to haircuts and colouring. Sultans of Shave even offers packages for groomsmen and weary travellers – just flash your boarding pass within one week of arriving back in Singapore.
If you’re looking for an early Father’s Day present, they also offer a Father & Son package for two, which compromises of a deluxe shave and cut for two people. It’s the best way to spend time with your dad while getting a dapper cut.
Want to get really vintage with your look? Head to Autocutt – you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time with its old-school decor, featuring World War bikes and nostalgic posters. You’re sure to get a unique cut fit for your features here. Even better, Autocutt has its very own specially formulated cologne and pomade that you can’t find anywhere else, so you’re guaranteed to get a look like no other.
3. Truefitt & Hill
Truefitt & Hill isn’t just a barbershop – it’s an institution. This 200-year-old British brand is quite literally the oldest barbershop in the world, and it certainly wears its expertise on its sleeve. Heavy leather upholstery, mahogany fittings and finely suited stylists will make you feel like you’re Bond himself – and with a whole suite of services that range from classic cuts to shaves, you’re guaranteed to step out of this barbershop looking like Bond, too.
4. Rogue and Beyond
You’ll feel like a celebrity the moment you step into Rouge and Beyond’s ultra-exclusive studio. This small, intimate space located on Telok Ayer Street can only accommodate a handful of people at a time in its minimalistic space – and believe us, quality most definitely trumps quantity in Rouge and Beyond.
There are just two stylists in Rouge and Beyond: at the helm is hair maestro Joel Phua, who spent several years at the famed Sassoon studio in California, along with master stylist Dee at his side. They specialise in contemporary looks for the modern, edgy man, so your tresses are guaranteed to be in safe hands here.