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New Hair Trend Alert: Fringes

In what might be 2016's most unexpected men's grooming trend, the man fringe has emerged as the Next Big Thing. Tight on the sides, longer and textured on the top and finished with a short fringe at the front, it's a very modern take on a classic shape. To get the low down on where…

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Culture, Grooming

Topman Profiles: Meet Marshal Darling

Topman Profiles is a new video series where we meet the new faces of creativity, whatever they do, make, say or think. This week we met barber/DJ Marshal Darling and explored his two passions: hair and music. As a product of what he calls the 'slash generation', he told us about how pursuing those separate…

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How to Take Care of your Hair During Bad Weather

Winter is coming, so prepare for a war with the dastardly trio: wind, rain and hat hair. There is nothing more soul-crushing than spending an undisclosed amount of time styling your locks, only to be exposed to a multitude of elements whose sole aim is to make you look terrible. Don’t worry though, because London…

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What You Need to Know About Facial Hair in 2017

It used to be that bearded men were the outliers but over the last few years we’ve seen more and more men opting to grow a beard. With everyone sporting scruff, size alone isn’t enough to impress anymore - it's all about facial hair trends now. To make sure we all get it right in 2017,…

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Men’s Hair Trends You Need to Know About for 2017

Yeah, November is a bit early to be thinking about the New Year but the people in the know like to be as far ahead of the pack as possible. That's why we got in touch with Murdock's Shoreditch Senior Barber Mr Aaron Wright - he's the kind of guy who's always working with ideas and references that…

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Five Movember Health Tips That are Genuinely Important

In between all the Fu Manchus, handlebars, Poirots and Dalis, it becomes pretty easy to forget why we got involved in this whole moustache growing experiment in the first place. First and foremost, Movember is about growing awareness about men's health - specifically male cancers and men's mental health. Because guys only go to the…

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Culture, Grooming

Movember Special: 5 Celebrities Without their Signature Moustaches

When you're staring into the mirror willing your upper lip to get some full growth, it can be pretty easy to forget the reason everyone's doing it - raising awareness for men's health. At Topman we're planning to take part ourselves, with the first furtive wisps of facial hair currently making an appearance on the faces…

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Common Male Grooming Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Male grooming these days is difficult territory to navigate. Back in our fathers’ and grandfathers’ days male grooming consisted of nothing more than gargling a mouth full of moonshine, having a rough shave with a rusty knife and popping in some chewing tobacco (probably), but now in this golden age of ‘metrosexual’ there is a…

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The Dos and Don’ts of Men’s Cold Weather Grooming

With the cold weather fast approaching, your bog standard grooming routine just isn’t going to cut it any more. Sorry to break it to you but winter grooming is a lot more complicated. The cold will wreak all kinds of havoc with your skin, and the lack of sun can deprive you of essential vitamins. But don't worry…

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