The Slant Razor

The Slant Razor

Sleek and effective, the slant safety razor is known for its precision. Less popular than open comb or closed comb safety razors, slant models are gaining popularity among new and experienced wet-shavers! What is a Slant Safety Razor? A slant razor safety razor has all the features of a traditional safety razor with the exception of its head design. Instead of a straight blade guard, slant safety razors have angled blade guards. With open comb razor, the blade guard has…

What’s the Difference Between Fountain Pen Ink Cartridges and Ink Bottles?

What’s the Difference Between Fountain Pen Ink Cartridges and Ink Bottles?

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When choosing your life partner, what do you look for? Is it an initial chemistry? A lasting connection when you are in each other’s presence? Or the ability to foresee a future where you get through life’s ups and downs – together? Just like when you’re looking for the love of your life, selecting a fountain pen involves some decision making. Although many people choose their perfect pen based on how it looks and feels, the way the pen can…

Comparing Adjustable Razors

Comparing Adjustable Razors

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Adjustable safety razors take your shave from mild to aggressive with just one turn of the dial. Whether you’re new to wet shaving or an experienced veteran, an adjustable safety razor allows you to customize and tailor your shave each time. Adjustable razors do not have a fixed head and allow the user to alter the blade gap and blade exposure by deciding the aggressiveness of the shave. Another bonus of adjustable razors is that they work with most skin…

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…

The Importance of the Pre-Shave

The Importance of the Pre-Shave

Myth: Pre-shave products don’t really matter. False. Men believe that a good clean shave depends entirely on a quality razor and some soap. While those tools are essential to wet shaving, pre-shave products are often overlooked even though they are specifically formulated to improve the quality of a shave. A modest amount of time and effort should go into wet shaving. After all, you are taking a sharp metal blade to your face. Preparing your face for a shave can…

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

We’re helping you get a head start on finding that perfect gift for dad. We’ve selected some of favourite items that dad is sure to love. FOR THE BATHROOM 5-Piece Wet Shaving Set with Stainless Steep Safety Razor Give your dad the gift of a perfect shave with this elegant 5-piece shaving set. Suitable for beginners and experienced wet-shavers. Duke Cannon Supply Co Soap Bars Known for their extra-large size, incredible scents, and superior performance, every man has their favourite…

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…

Japanese Towels 101

Japanese Towels 101

When shopping for a new towel, you’re most likely looking for something soft, absorbent, and long-lasting. With so many types of fabrics and styles to choose from, the process can be a bit overwhelming if you’re not well-versed in towel terminology. With the help of the Morihata Towel Buyer’s Guide we’re here to give you a quick lesson on Japanese towels so you can find the one that is right for you. Made in Imabari For over 200 years, Imabari,…

Choosing the Right Blades

Choosing the Right Blades

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If you are in search of that perfect shave, browsing our collection of Blades and Blade Samplers is a great way to find the best blade for your skin. As most double edge safety razors won’t include razor blades, samplers are a great, cost-effective way to personalize your shaving experience. Finding the right double edge safety blade is just as important as finding the right safety razor. Knowing the differences between blades is the first step in determining which blades would best…

Holiday Gift Ideas, 2017

Holiday Gift Ideas, 2017

With Christmas just around the corner, we thought we’d give some tips to help those last-minute shoppers. Check out some unique gift ideas for the man in your life. Rockwell Alum Matchsticks, 1 book – $4.00 To sooth nicks and cuts, the Rockwell Alum Matchsticks are a convenient tool for every shaver. Perfect for travel and easy to store. Fendrihan Shaving Soap, Made in France – $9.95 Made in France, this completely natural shaving soap is suitable for all skin…

How it’s made: Natural Horn Combs

How it’s made: Natural Horn Combs

Perhaps the first thing that comes to mind when the topic of horns come up is a pair of fighting stags. And although these marvellous animals are the original source of horn, this natural fiber has been used for centuries to create handcrafted products, including brushes, combs, and even drinking cups. There are only a few artisans left in the world who continue to manufacture such exquisite items by hand, including Abbeyhorn, the only company still hand-making horn combs in the…