Brand Profile – Henri et Victoria

Brand Profile – Henri et Victoria

Artisanally-made using pure and wholesome ingredients, the Henri et Victoria brand offers quality grooming products for men with all skin types. Founded by Claude Pilon, a biochemist, Henri et Victoria’s grooming line perfectly combines the chemistry of skin and soap to produce safe, effective, and quality products.  Browse their collection and find premium shaving soaps, aftershave splashes, beard balms, and body washes. Unique to their products is their signature Vegan Shaving Soap and Tallow Base Shaving Soap that are gentle…

Brand Spotlight – Manopoulos Chess & Backgammon

Brand Spotlight – Manopoulos Chess & Backgammon

Reviving traditional pastime activities, the Manopoulos Company creates exceptional Chess and Backgammon sets. History  Founded by George Manopoulos, the brand reflects his passion for art and artisan talents. Crafting his first set for an art exhibition at the University of Athens, he was inspired to start selling the sets around town. In 1975, he began selling his creations across Greece and Europe before expanding to global distribution in 1985. In 2000, the Manopoulos opened its own production factory merging traditional techniques with modern technology. …

Brand Spotlight – FiammettaV

Brand Spotlight – FiammettaV

Luxury marble manufacturer, FiammettaV, is a popular Italian manufacture of home goods. Known for its unique designs and exclusive materials, the Fiammetta V home collection is filled with exceptional pieces with rich historical roots.  HISTORY Duchess Maria Beatrice d’Este gave the Vanelli family permission to excavate Carrara marble in 1818. The Vanelli family soon became synonymous with European marble, as their work has appeared in popular and important European capitals since the 19th century.  Aldo Vanelli officially acquired the Vanelli family quarry,…

Brand Profile: 4th of July Edition

Brand Profile: 4th of July Edition

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,…