Fendrihan’s 2015 Top Ten Gifts for Men

Fendrihan’s 2015 Top Ten Gifts for Men

  It’s 2015 and we’re all shopping this holiday season. Here are our Top Ten suggestions for what to buy that man in your life. Or go ahead, pamper yourself. You deserve it!   1. Cervo Vittorio Leather Messenger Bag, Cognac This handsome Italian designer bag is the ideal gift for the office working man. Even with all of its old world charm, it fits seamlessly into a modern context. Witness the communion of luxury and practicality by owning this charming…

The Straight Razor Story: Dramatic Shaving Scenes in Cinema

The Straight Razor Story: Dramatic Shaving Scenes in Cinema

  Shaving scenes in cinema have borne a special, dramatic weight since the very beginnings of the Silver Screen. Who would have guessed that the quotidian affair of simple grooming would find itself spread so broadly across cinema? Brisk coming-of-age scenes, solitary moments of despair, and even characters embroiled in heated moments of crime. The razor itself can act as a Chekhov’s Gun, hinting at mistrust between lovers, or as a symbol of consummated love. It’s often in those moments…

CONTEST: Uncle Peter’s MAN Product Line on Fendrihan

CONTEST: Uncle Peter’s MAN Product Line on Fendrihan

  Today we’d like to shine a spotlight on one of our locally produced brands.  Uncle Peter’s MAN has been part of Fendrihan’s collection for a few months now. They’re an all-natural multi-purpose skin and beard care line of products made in Toronto, Canada. We interviewed founder Young Lee to learn more about her passion for healthier skincare products and why men are becoming loyal fans of Uncle Peter’s MAN products. Learn why this new Canadian brand is growing a…

“We Had To Build Our Name”:  A Look Inside Village Cigar Company & Barbershop

“We Had To Build Our Name”: A Look Inside Village Cigar Company & Barbershop

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A place where men gathered for open debate, town news, and sports talk—all while getting a haircut and specialty wet shave—was once a mainstay in the early 20th century community of gentlemen. Self-starters, Ryan Baker and Jerry Filice adopted this old idea and combined it with their love for cigars, to make Village Cigar Company & Barbershop downtown Burlington and Oakville. We spotted this charming venue while wandering a scenic stretch of downtown Oakville. With its old wooden sign and…

What A Girl Wants (In a Man): A Lady’s Perspective On Gentlemen

What A Girl Wants (In a Man): A Lady’s Perspective On Gentlemen

What are those elusive qualities that women seek in men? Listening around, you’re sure to hear opposite opinions from lady to lady. How we wish that the confusion would end there: preferred fashions go in and out of style in the blink of an eye, interests waver, and interpersonal dynamics complicate everything. Sometimes, she simply needs some good old warm-up time to come to appreciate your unique allure. But what are the timeless fundamentals that women look for in men?…

6 Steps for Business-Ready Hands

6 Steps for Business-Ready Hands

Don’t Man-Handle Your Man Hands You’re at the checkout in the grocery store, and the clerk at the cash glances down, her face suddenly in horror: she has seen your hands, and their image is burned on to her retinas. You thought no one would notice such a small detail, such an insignificant sign of your neglected hygiene. I’m afraid it’s time to re-evaluate, my friend: Small details are wherein lies the truth. Here are some steps you can take…

5 Essential Accessories for the Guy in Your MFA

5 Essential Accessories for the Guy in Your MFA

He’s only two re-writes away from finishing the great American novel. You’ve probably heard of him, he’s a 20-something in Brooklyn? Wears a funny hat? He was in your MFA. And sure, he’s got a great taste in literature and has become something of a fashion icon for those of us in the hipster camp. But a lot of us are left wondering: how does he do what he does? It can’t be easy, working on his writing day-in-and-day-out. What…

Win a Complete Hair Style Kit with Fendrihan’s Slick for School Giveaway 2015

Win a Complete Hair Style Kit with Fendrihan’s Slick for School Giveaway 2015

We’re excited to announce Fendrihan’s Slick for School in September Giveaway Contest! We want you to look your best for the new school year, so we’re giving away a pretty slick set with: Byrd Pocket Comb John Allan’s Blu Classic Hair Pomade John Allan’s Matte Hair Pomade John Allan’s Sport Conditioning Shampoo It’s a complete package with everything you need to keep your hair looking slick, styled, and so cool for the fall. To enter the giveaway, all you have…

Junichi Tanaka Artisanal Shaving Scuttles Bring Class and Originality

Junichi Tanaka Artisanal Shaving Scuttles Bring Class and Originality

One of our most-requested out-of-stock items in the last few months have been the Junichi Tanaka shaving scuttles. And every time a customer calls in asking when we’ll have more of these wonderful scuttles, we have to give the same reply: we don’t know! The reason for this frustrating response is simple: every single one of these gorgeous mugs are handmade by one man. And when you’re working out of Whonnock, British Columbia it can be hard to ignore nature…

5 Steps for Maintaining your Shaving Brush

5 Steps for Maintaining your Shaving Brush

  For a lot of people, the shaving brush is an integral part of their shaving experience. Its ability to hold water, produce lather, and caress the face can make or break the shave. There’s a good reason why many of our customers eventually work their way up to expensive, silver tip badger brushes – there’s a difference to be had in the material of the brush and its handle. But how do we make sure our shaving brushes are…