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  1. Barbers of the Month: Croppers
    Barbers of the Month: Croppers
    Barbershop:  Croppers 1974 Location: Norwich, UK Instagram handle: @croppers1974 How would you describe your shop’s vibe? Welcoming, unpretentious, reliable. What’s your most popular cut at the moment? Still A lot of emphasis on the short back and sides/skin fades. However, a lot more people are looking for something different we are seeing more longer textured layers and a fair few old school mod cuts which are super fun to do  Who is your favourite artist to spin in the shop? LCD Soundsystem
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  2. Barbers of the Month: Tokoya Barber & Shop
    Barbers of the Month: Tokoya Barber & Shop
    Location: 279 PONSONBY ROAD, PONSONBY, AUCKLAND                                         Website: www.tokoya.co.nz   Instagram handle: @tokoya_barber_shop How would you describe your shop’s vibe? Very friendly, relaxing and homey   What’s your most popular cut at the moment? Classic, slick back, comb over and fade, but we also provide any sort of haircut that is trending
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  3. Barbers of the Month: Liberty Barbershop
    Barbers of the Month: Liberty Barbershop
    Location: Orlando, Florida Website: www.libertybarbershop.com Instagram handle: @libertybarbershop How would you describe your shop’s vibe?  Modern traditional working class shop with old school punk, hardcore, metal, and hip hop coming through the sound system. What’s the most popular cut in the shop at the moment? The classics never go out of style, but if I had to pick one, it would be skin fades of any variety. Tell us something we don’t know about Up
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  4. How to Style: Textured Quiff
    How to Style: Textured Quiff
    Want to nail that fresh out of the Barber shop look? Check out this step-by-step guide to nailing a Textured Quiff, styled with Matte Clay. Matte Clay was designed for guys who like to rework their style throughout the day – perfect for anyone that plays sport, hits the gym or just likes to run their hands through their hair. The Clay grips the hair effortlessly and shapes just about any style with a dry finish. Matte Clay is best used to create shorter, textured looks where control is required. Being a wax based product, Matte Clay is completely reworkable and won’t come out with water, which makes it perfect for active guys. Though when you want it gone, it’s best to use Uppercut Deluxe Degreas
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  5. Time Well Spent: Niklas Söderlund
    Time Well Spent: Niklas Söderlund
    Photographer, tattooist and explorer, Niklas Söderlund is one interesting guy. Born in Sweden, Niklas grew up exploring the forest and lakes that surrounded him. From his early age, he always had a spark for adventure. A creative at heart, Niklas is inspired by music, movies, art and photography. However, Niklas found his real passion in drawing, which lead him into a career of tattooing. In his spare time, Niklas began experimenting with a camera, quickly falling in love with the art. As his interest in photography grew, Niklas moved to Iceland is pursuit of the rain, fog and wild weather.  Now, Niklas spends every spare minute of his time exploring the rough and ruggered landscapes that Iceland has to offer, in his Land Rover Defender capturing unique and awe inspiring images along the way. We were lucky enough to hang out with him for a few days to see what he gets up to.
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  6. Uppercut Deluxe Barbershop Takeover
    Uppercut Deluxe Barbershop Takeover
    On Saturday the 16th of February Uppercut Deluxe joined forces with Deus for their 12th instalment of the Deus Surf Swap event in Noosa. The weather was in our favor, setting the scene for a great day out. In the early hours of the morning dudes rocked in with all types of boards from vintage loves to new age designs, ready for the bidding wars to come.  On the other side of the compound we set up shop taking over a Noosa favorite for the day, Sip Sops Barbershop. By lunchtime word had spread about free haircuts and the lineup was quick to be filled with customers eager to get freshened up. All walks of life came through that day turning salty locks into slick backs – for free! You could guarantee you were coming out looking fresh thanks to the barbers of Sip Sops & Uppercut Deluxe. If you weren’t in the business for swapp
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  7. Franck's Fight Wrap Up
    Franck's Fight Wrap Up
    On Saturday 9th February 2019, Uppercut Deluxe hosted a memorable charity event in aid of The Grand Appeal. Having a loved one diagnosed with cancer puts everything into perspective. The Uppercut Deluxe family was devastated when close friend, Paul Hewitt, found out his son, Franck, had been diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia. As soon as news reached Uppercut Deluxe, a plan was formulated to put together an event that celebrated everything that Franck loves, raise some money for The Grand Appeal and deliver a hefty blow to cancer. In the legendary House of Vans venue, under Waterloo Station, a close-knit community of skaters, punks, barbers and an assortment of life’s good people gathered together to put on a fundraising event to remember. The event was split into differ
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  8. Pop Up Barbershop | House Of Vans Sydney
    Pop Up Barbershop | House Of Vans Sydney
    House of Vans returned this year in Sydney hosting an awesome event at COMMUNE showcasing like-minded brands, drinks and bands and the chance at skating through an indoor custom-built skate ramp. During the day Uppercut Deluxe had the pleasure of coming on board and hosting a pop-up barbershop within the hustle and bustle of the market stalls offering customers the chance to get tidied up! From 10am the door saw a line that stretched down the block of eager skaters who were lining up to see what House of Vans had install for them. Then, from 11 the custom-built skate set-up was full of skaters ranging from beginners to the man himself, Tony Alva rolling the course. Venturing upstairs all stalls were busy, and the Pop-Up barbershop was quick to book their entire day out before lunch time! Tommy
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  9. How to Style: Texturised Messy Look
    How to Style: Texturised Messy Look
    Want to nail that fresh out of the Barber shop look? Check out this step-by-step guide to nailing the Texturised Messy Look. In this demo we use Easy Hold in dry hair, helping to create a natural matte finish. Easy Hold is one of the most versatile products in the Uppercut Deluxe line. Easy Hold is a favourite amongst our Ambassadors as a prestyling or blow dry through product. Though in this How-To we cover off how Easy Hold can be used to cr
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  10. The General by Vans, Crowsnest and Friends Barbershop
    The General by Vans, Crowsnest and Friends Barbershop
    Throughout the cold winter months in Brooklyn, New York, our friends Crows Nest Barbershop, led by Uppercut Deluxe Ambassador Jon Roth hosted a pop up Barbershop in The General DQM by Vans. The Vans DQM General, first opened in September 2011 in a landmark building in New York’s historic SoHo district, represents the bringing together of two iconic groups – the Dogtown crew and the New York crew. The store presents the very best of Vans, thoughtfully curated in a custom built, boutique environment The popup  Crows Nest Barbershop hosted barbers from all over, dishing out tight cut to visitors from far and wide. The popup was a celebration of the Barber trade with mu
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  11. Uppercut Deluxe at Architects SSE Arena Wembley
    Uppercut Deluxe at Architects SSE Arena Wembley
    On Saturday, Uppercut Deluxe partnered with some of the biggest names in alternative music to host a pop-up barbershop at the Architects show at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Barbers prepped, ready to deliver a series of fresh cuts to band members, crew, friends and family so that everyone was ready for the show, and ready to head bang. Luke Hallows of Black L’amour in Brighton, and Connor McLeod of Goodman’s barbershop, were the barbers who stepped up to the plate.  The dudes quickly showed their skills of the trade, smashing out cuts for the infamous Sam Carter and Caleb Shomo, to be seen by a crowd for 10,000 alternative music fans. Architects delivered a set full of their trademark anthemic songs, both heavy and melodic in equal measure. So, whilst Uppercut Deluxe handled things backstage, Architects, Beartooth & Polaris delivered so
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  12. Win a Talking Head Ring made by REPOP MFG
    Win a Talking Head Ring made by REPOP MFG
    Want the chance to win 1 of 10 Talking Head Rings made by REPOP MFG?  Simply purchase a Talking Head Tee by the 9th of February to go in the draw.
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