Men deserved to get pampered, too. Here, we list five Philly barber shops that will tend to your locks with the class, technique, and expertise you’re looking for.
With two convenient Philly locations, this upscale grooming salon truly shows it dedication to the heritage and art of classic barbering. Depending on the type of services you're looking for, you can either opt for the quick fix, and leave with a clean shape up, or receive a more thorough service with the executive shave—this straight razor shave also comes with a hot towel prep and tea tree oil rub, followed by a mask treatment for skin sensitivity. 7946 Germantown Ave., 215-247-2740; 619 N. Second St., 267-519-0042
This Fishtown establishment, which has been around for over two decades, can be identified by the iconic red, white, and blue striped barber pole out front. Offering haircuts and straight razor shaves, Sulimay's Barber Shop gives its clients precise services in a cozy environment complete with a fireplace. 303 E. Girard Ave., 215-426-9919
New to Passyunk, this South Philly haunt features exposed brick walls, rustic wood details, and classic barber chairs that give off a vintage-inspired atmosphere. Services include trims and straight razor shaves, and a luxe collections of pomades, balms, oils, and facial haircare essentials. 1810 E. Passyunk Ave., 215-309-3169
For a shave, cut, or trim in a space that welcomes its clients like family members, check out Ed's Barber Shoppe in Fishtown. Helmed by Ed Torres and his talented team of barbers who specialize in pompadours, flat tops, fauxhawks, and ivy league hairstyles, this old school establishment takes care to respect the barbering techniques with modern twists. 600 E. Girard Ave., 215-426-4120
This charming barber shop sitting on Jeweler's Row boasts an old-time approach to haircuts and styling. Styled with black leather chairs, gold-framed mirrors, and marble counters, City Barber has a luxurious yet traditional feel to it that instantly puts clients at ease. Choose from their extensive menu that offers coloring, cuts, and shaves with a focus on fades and razor side parts. 136 S. Eighth St., 267-324-3119