Posts By: PMB

History of the Beard

Dr Alan Withey pre-shave, researching the history of beards

The history of the beard is fascinating. We’ve been going through a particular phase of beard loving in recent years so no doubt sometime in the future, people will look back and analyse our own social landscape as reflected by the hirsute amongst us right now. When you look into the history of the beard,… Read more »

Our Barber Shop in Victoria London

Victoria London

Want to Know About Victoria London? It goes without saying that London is a very busy city.  That’s one of the reasons we love it. But there are some areas that are busier than others and Victoria is one such area of the big smoke. In the very central part of London Victoria is quite… Read more »

Exhibition About Beards

beard trimming in the city

We know beards are still really, really popular.  Whether that’s the full on bushy variety or the more subtle stubble look, even though on the grapevine, it’s reported that the whole hipster look seems to be waning. We disagree and a clear indication that beards are as popular as ever, is an exhibition about beards… Read more »

Hair Products for Thinning Hair

Pliable Clay for mens grooming goody bags

Thinning hair can really affect a man’s confidence and as a result, we may stay in denial trying all sorts of tricks to cover it up. But as Dan Davies, the General Manager of Pall Mall Barbers would advise, it’s far better to work with it, getting the right cut and using the right products,… Read more »

History of Barbering

History of Barbering

Ever wondered about the history of barbering and how the barber shops of old used to operate?  Well, we recently had a visit from Dr Alun Withey at our Fitzrovia barber shop in London, who knows all about such things. Dr Alun had come in to have his beard shaved off and in his role… Read more »

Barber shop in Fitzrovia, Near Kings Cross and Euston.

Barber shop Fitzrovia, Near Kings Cross and Euston. Fitzrovia is the area in London where we decided to open the second Pall Mall Barbers. In the West End of Central London, Fitzrovia was famous from the 1920s for its artistic and bohemian community. Some of its famous inhabitants included Virginia Woolf, Dylan Thomas and George… Read more »

Barbers near St James Area of London

Pall Mall Barbers opening hours Christmas

The St James area in the west end of London is synonymous with the British aristocracy and Gentleman’s Clubs, and Pall Mall Barbers has been associated with the area since 1896. In fact, the street Pall Mall is still the home of many private members clubs like the RAC Club, the Army and Navy Club, the… Read more »

Men’s Shaving as Featured in Esquire

Men's Shaving

Who would Adam and Eve it? Our men’s shaving services have been included in Esquire’s Style Guide as something to buy this week. And who are we to argue?  It’s always very flattering when our staff and our services are recognised and recommended, especially when it’s by one of the most stylish and respected men’s magazines… Read more »

Shaving Tips and Tricks

best barbers london

Looking for some shaving tips and tricks to improve the quality and comfort of your daily shave?  Then look no further. At Pall Mall Barbers we are known as the shaving experts.  Our barbers are some of the best in the business, which is why their opinion and expertise is always sought by media companies… Read more »

Valentine Gift Ideas for Him

Cologne for Men

It’s that time of year again and are your struggling for some valentine gift ideas for him? Whether your man is a sharp dressed dapper chap, clean shaven and slicked hair or he favours a more laid back, rugged appearance with tussled hair and a full bushy beard….  we’ve got some great valentine gift ideas… Read more »