Brand Profile – Baxter of California

Brand Profile – Baxter of California

Known for reinvigorating male grooming products, Baxter of California has become one of the best-selling and top-rated lines in men’s skin care, centered around simplicity and quality. Brand History Unhappy with traditional grooming products on the market to resolve his dry skin, its founder, Baxter Finley, established the company in 1965 to fill what he believed was an industry void. Turns out, he was right. The company had immediate success and continues to prosper after more than 50 years in…

Brand Spotlight: Heinrich L. Thäter

Brand Spotlight: Heinrich L. Thäter

Elegance, luxury, and distinction characterize the renowned collection of Thäter brushes. Handmade in Germany since 1913, Thäter brushes are delicately crafted according to traditional techniques. Staying true to their ‘small but beautiful’ philosophy, a Thäter brush is distinguished by its soft luxurious bristles and signature polished handles that are comfortable and sleek. The family-owned business takes pride in its craftsmanship. The handmade knots are artfully crafted by skilled artisans with years of experience and unparalleled knowledge of the trade. Silvertip,…

Brand Spotlight: Moleskine

Brand Spotlight: Moleskine

Practical and functional, Moleskine’s wide stationary collection is among the world’s best. Making old, new again, the revived Moleskine brand has reinvented the joy of writing. Originally created as a passion project by a French family, it went out of business in the 1800s. Revamed centuries later, 1997 to be exact, the brand was reintroduced as Modo&Modo by an Italian publisher. Representing a time-honored tradition of journalists, writers, artists and adventurers, and the Moleskine notebook collection reflects that used by…

Introducing Floris London

Introducing Floris London

Elegant, charming, and chic, Floris London is one of the world’s finest perfumeries and curators of fine fragrances. Established in 1730 by Juan Famenias and Elizabeth Floris, Floris London is the only Appointed Perfumer to Her Majesty the Queen that also holds a Royal Warrant from HRH The Prince of Wales. With a scent for every type of personality, prominent supporters of the brand included Winston Churchill, Eva Peron, and Marilyn Monroe. Using only the finest ingredients to meticulously craft…

Brand Spotlight: Focus Razors

Brand Spotlight: Focus Razors

Designed and made in Italy, its founder is passionate about wet-shaving and created the Focus razor line to offer a fresh take on shaving. With ergonomic handles, a patented opening system and bold colours, adding a Focus razor to your collection is a worthwhile investment. Slim Al Aluminum Replaceable Blades Straight Razor The signature Focus razor is their Slim Al Straight Razor. Distinct in every aspect of its deign, it has a fully aluminum body, making it lightweight and well-balanced. R21 Inox…

Oh Canada!

Oh Canada!

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Here’s to you Canada! We’re getting ready to celebrate Canada Day by highlighting a few of our favourite Canadian Brands. These independent artisans are proudly representing the Great White North with their shaving and grooming collections that feature nourishing and wholesome ingredients, all proudly made in Canada. Be sure to include them on your next order – you won’t be disappointed! Rebels Refinery Location: Toronto, ON Known for their edgy and modern take on traditional grooming products, Rebels Refinery has…

Brand Spotlight: Claus Porto

Brand Spotlight: Claus Porto

Hand-crafted and hand-packaged, the Claus Porto soap collection redefines excellence. With over 130 years of experience passed down through four generations, the impressive collection hails from Portugal and is defined by its simple elegance. Distinct packaging and scents hailing straight form the gardens of Portugal are among the brand’s signature features. Founded by Claus and Georges Schweder in 1887, the German nationals opened the first national soap factory while living in Porto, Portugal. After The beginning of WWI forced the…

New from Fendrihan

New from Fendrihan

Fendrihan is proud to introduce the latest additions to our product catalogue; Fendrihan Shaving Cream and Fendrihan Pre-Shave Oil! After much collaboration, we’re excited to share the final products with our customers. Both the Shaving Cream and Pre-Shave Oil are made in England and are designed to be gentle on skin and high-performing. Both Shaving Cream and Pre-Shave Oil come in our new signature European scent which is best described as a sweet and fresh blend  of cedar, bergamot, lemon, and patchouli. Fendrihan…

Brand Spotlight: Thiers Issard

Brand Spotlight: Thiers Issard

An iconic brand in the world of wet shaving, Thiers Issard creates straight razors and shaving accessories like no other. Founded in 1884 by Pierre Thiers, Thiers Issard is one of France’s most popular straight razor manufacturers. Their high-quality items are exported to nearly 30 countries worldwide and are synonymous with luxury and quality. Here’s a brief look at some of their stunning pieces.         Browse our collection of Thiers Issard shaving and grooming accessories here.

A look inside the Koh-I-Noor factory

A look inside the Koh-I-Noor factory

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Specializing in luxurious grooming and home décor products, Koh-I-Noor embodies Italian culture with its use of elegant materials, shapes, and colours. Handmade with precision and, Koh-I-Noor’s experienced designers combines style, functionality and innovation, allowing you to bring exceptionally made accessories into your home. Established in 1930, Koh-I-Noor has Slovakian roots. In 1950, the operations and factory were moved to Italy when the company was bought by Italian Carlo Scavini. Koh-I-Noor remains a family-owned business and all items are proudly made…

Haslinger Lookbook

Haslinger Lookbook

Austrian brand, the Haslinger Soap Company was founded by Chemist Georg Haslinger in the 1940’s. The product line is renowned for using only natural ingredients from honey, herbs, essential oils, and medicinal plants, The collection is made in Austria and features novelty items such as beer shampoo and honey soap! A great product for those with sensitive skin. Haslinger is against animal testing. Browse the Haslinger collection here.     

Comparing Merkur Models

Comparing Merkur Models

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Since being patented in the late 1800s, the first safety razor has greatly evolved with brands adding their own signature touches. One brand that has done this exceptionally well is Germany company Merkur. They have continuously built upon their original model, improved engineering, and created an exceptional line of innovative shaving designs in a variety of finishes, styles, and materials. In 2013 DOVO put the Merkur brand name through a revival that included an expanded shaving line, an offering of premium…