Brand Profile: 4th of July Edition

Brand Profile: 4th of July Edition

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Happy 4th! This Independence Day, we’re highlighting some of the American brands we carry. Checkout the ABC’s of American grooming and shaving brands from across the US.   Anthony Based in New York City, Anthony has been developing their specialized formulas exclusively for men for over a dozen years. The collection is enriched with natural ingredients and of the products are allergy tested and never tested on animals.  Barrister & Mann  Founded by Will Carius in 2013 as a solution to…

Brand Spotlight: Castelbel Porto & Portus Cale

Brand Spotlight: Castelbel Porto & Portus Cale

Crafted in Portugal, Castelbel Porto and Portus Cale are known for their exquisite shaving, grooming and home products.   Castelbel Porto  Castelbel Porto was founded out of a passion for quality. Its founder, Aquiles Barros, was a chemistry professor that headed a manufacturing team producing luxury soap. Within a year of production, his small team of six had enormous success, with a turnover of 150 thousand euros.    The Castelbel collection has a rich history, reflected in its vibrant packaging that celebrates different regions of Portugal. Inspired by…

Brand Spotlight – Caswell-Massey

Brand Spotlight – Caswell-Massey

America’s oldest consumer brand, Caswell-Massey, is now available at Fendrihan.  History  Caswell-Massey, a traditional American brand, is rooted in history and tradition. Known for its original apothecary remedies, its luxury triple-milled soap collection, and its signature fragrance collection, the brand spans almost three centuries of production.  Established in 1752 in Newport, Rhode Island by Dr. William Hunter, a Scottish doctor, Caswell-Massey is best-known as the creator of the first American Fragrance. Their signature fragrances, including Jockey Club, Newport, and the original Number…

Green Grooming Products for Earth Day!

Green Grooming Products for Earth Day!

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! Founded with the mission to educate and mobilize action on environmental protection, this global movement is now observed in over 190 countries. Individuals are challenged to shift their daily behaviours to reduce their impact on the environment. This inlcudes your shaving and grooming routines! We’ve listed a few brands that are committed to environemtal sustainability and sustainable products with limited or no waste.   Wise  Made in Canada, Wise aims to produce natural products for men with ingredients that are diligently…

Fer à Cheval’s Resurgence

Fer à Cheval’s Resurgence

Fer à Cheval is the oldest soap factory in Marseille, France. First opened in 1856, the factory uses traditional methods, and time-honoured recipes, to create popular Marseille soaps. Their name, Fer à Cheval, means horseshoe and was chosen to evoke happiness and a prosperous business. The brand symbol is also stamped with seven nails for success. Formulation Savon de Marseille is handmade and uses completely natural ingredients and is cooked in the cauldrons. Formulated with vegetal oil, salt, water and soda…

Brand Spotlight – Wilde & Harte

Brand Spotlight – Wilde & Harte

Wilde & Harte has raised the bar on shaving luxury and high-end performance. Founded in 2011 by two friends, they were inspired to create quality products to fill the void of quality British-made shaving tools and products. Named after their favourite bars, the Oscar Wilde and the White Harte, the Wilde & Harte shaving collection was born. Company History Now a highly respected name in wet shaving, Wilde & Harte went back to basics when creating their first prototype. Looking…

Farmacia Santissima Annunziata’s Room Fragrance Line

Farmacia Santissima Annunziata’s Room Fragrance Line

Farmacia Santissima Annunziata is one of Italy’s oldest brands, dating back to 1561. Originally, specializing in apothecary, the brand slowly expanded to skin and grooming products, and a home collection. Fendrihan is excited to announce that the Farmacia Santissima Annunziata Arti Maggiori Room Fragrance collection, featuring pot pourri and home fragrances, is now available.  The highly anticipated Room Fragrance features pot pourri and home fragrances from the luxury Italian brand. The collection honours the seven major guilds, institutions that organized…

Brand Spotlight: Tooletries

Brand Spotlight: Tooletries

Stylish and sensible, the Tooletries collection is the answer to bathroom clutter and disorganization. Founded in 2014 by brothers Saul and Josh Cockburn, they wanted to create organizational tools for the home and bathroom. Their philosophy is that organization brings joy and when you’re happy in the morning, you have the best start to your day. From this concept, the Tooletries line was developed. Modern and Innovative Designed in Australia using silicone-grip technology, Tooletries storage solutions have won design awards…

Brand Profile: DOVO Solingen

Brand Profile: DOVO Solingen

DOVO Solingen is one of the most recognized names in wet shaving, specializing in grooming products for both men and women. Founded in Solingen, Germany in 1906, DOVO was born when Carl Dorp and Carl Arthur Voos opened their first factory dedicated to forging and finishing straight razors. Using the first two letters of their last name, Dorp and Voos, they came up with the DOVO name. Shortly after World War II, the founders retired and their successor, Frits Bracht,…

Brand Spotlight: e+m Holzprodukte

Brand Spotlight: e+m Holzprodukte

Early Days Founded by Konrad Ehmann in Nuremberg in 1899, e+m Holzprodukte began is rich history producing nib penholders. Quickly becoming one of the largest manufacturer’s, e+m Holzprodukte gained a strong following for its handmade wooden writing tools and accessories. During World War II, its factory was destroyed, along with years of work and original designs. When production resumed, only a limited number of models were reproduced. Company Revival Seeking to revive the company, Wolfram Mümmler, a member of the family’s…

Brand Spotlight: Clubman Pinaud

Brand Spotlight: Clubman Pinaud

Quality, experience and expertise are just of few of the words synonymous with the Clubman brand. With its exciting history, Clubman has been a staple in the grooming industry for over 200 years. Parisian Origins The Clubman brand began in 1810 with the opening of the House of Ed Pinaud in Paris, by French businessman Ed Pinaud. Offering fine grooming products like the Eau de Quinine, as well as shaving soaps, creams, and colognes. Soon after, Pinaud made his contribution…

Brand Spotlight: Jack Black

Brand Spotlight: Jack Black

Efficient, easy and effective are the principles behind the Jack Black brand. Founded in 2000 out of a desire to create a line of high-performing men’s products by husband and wife, Jeff and Curran Dandurand, and friend Emily Dalton. Jack Black quickly became one of the best-known manufacturers of premium products for men by giving neglected male skin some much needed attention. “Nothing complicated. Nothing cosmetic. Just superior skin care.” The less is more philosophy applies to the Jack Black…