These days, old school is undeniably cool: two-button suits, wing-tip shoes, aviator sunglasses, and old school barber shops. Guys, you may think you know how to shave, and you’ve certainly had a lot of practice. But there’s something totally luxurious about sitting in a barber’s chair and having a proper shave with a straight edge razor that leaves your face feeling rejuvenated, fresh, and soft as a baby’s bottom.
George Oliphant stops into Truman’s, a spa and salon for guys in Midtown Manhattan, to find out just how easy shaving with a straight edge razor can be.
Truman’s Gentlemen’s Groomers
120 East 56 Street / between Park and Lexington Avenues
Midtown / New York