How to use a Straight Razor/ Cut-Throat Razor

Popularity of the Straight Razor, also known as Cut-Throat Razor is growing exponentially; with many gentleman opting for the enormously satisfying and nostalgic traditional method. For those of us who aren’t fortunate enough to have the guiding hand of a well versed grandfather at hand, we enlisted the help of expert London barber Thom Robins for a guide on how to achieve a great straight razor shave. As you might expect, there is an element of skill and risk involved but... Read More

From Saddleries to Luxuries: The story of Alfred Dunhill

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From Ape to Gentleman: An Interactive Face Map

In partnership with Tropicana Frequent readers of Ape to Gentleman will be aware of our continued advice on not just men’s grooming and skin care but also the advocacy of an all round healthy lifestyle; including exercise and diet. It’s not solely about looking good on the outside, but eating well and exercising regularly to be healthier on the inside – this, then assists with a best possible complexion. To back up our claims we have enlisted the guidance of Amanda... Read More