Brand Profile: Feather Japan

Brand Profile: Feather Japan

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The technical superiority of Feather Japan’s straight razor collection is sure to convert any disposable razor user to straight-razor shaving.  Since 1932, the talented artisans at Feather have been crafting innovative and quality tools to deliver a close and smooth shave. Located in Osaka, Japan, Feather Safety Razor Co. Ltd. leads all competing manufacturers of high-end shaving, medical, and industrial blades.  Feather’s primary manufacturing plant is found in the “City of Cutlery,” Seko City, home to incredibly skilled craftsmen who designed and…

Brand Profile: ZADOR Fine Soap

Brand Profile: ZADOR Fine Soap

Guided by tradition, purity, innovation and style, ZADOR expertly crafts Fine Soap Bars that are high performing, elegant, and gentle on skin. It’s not just their performance that makes them unique to any others on the market; it’s how they’re made and what they’re made with. ZADOR utilizes the natural healing properties of a local famous natural resource to make its collection a true original.  Behind the Brand In 2014, two friends were united by their desire to preserve Hungarian…

Award Winning Excellence

Award Winning Excellence

Fendrihan would like to congratulate renowned Japanese blacksmith, Mr. Ryoichi Mizouchi, on his recent MITSUI Golden Takumi Award.   Working under Mr. Iwasaki gaining years of experience and invaluable skills and knowledge, Mr. Mizouchi is one of the most sought-after blacksmiths. Ensuring precision and a high-quality standard of each item that is produced, his exceptional attention to detail and creative passion sets his work apart. He is currently a lead craftsman for the Sanjo Seisakusho Company in Japan handcrafting the Iwasaki Japanese Kamisori Straight Razor collection.   His unmatched…

Brand Profile: Fatip Safety Razors

Brand Profile: Fatip Safety Razors

A signature Italian brand, Fatip has produced quality safety razors since 1950. Built on the foundations of tradition and quality, Fatip razors are renowned for their unique designs, construction, and workmanship.  Materials & Design  Innovatively designed, Fatip models reflect true Italian style. Crafted by skilled and highly trained artisans, Fatip razors are produced in the village of Premana, renowned for its manufacturing capabilities, particularly in utensils, scissors, and knives.   Using brass as a base, Fatip safety razors have a variety…

Brand Profile: Sonnenleder

Brand Profile: Sonnenleder

Soft, durable leather with unique patinas is what you’ll find in the Sonnenleder collection. Expertly crafted using premium leather, Sonnenleder’s collection is designed for daily life.   HISTORY Since the late 1980’s Sonnenleder has produced premium leather accessories according to traditional methods passed down through generations. Authenticity and respect for natural resources are at the heart of Sonnenleder’s production. Taking exceptional pride in each creation, Sonnenlder pieces are designed to last a lifetime.  MASTER CRAFTERS  Entirely handcrafted, skilled artisans take pride in…

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…