The leader of the Peaky Blinders shapes the theme of series, with the harshness of this season’s haircut matching his behavior.
How to get the Peaky Blinders haircut
There’s certainly a lot to love about Peaky Blinders haircut. Along with the excellent cast and thrilling plot lines, this popular crime drama also provides plenty of style inspiration for gents. Set in England in the aftermath of World War I, the show features an array of fantastic 1920s gangster looks. Of course, while the costumes are undoubtedly impressive, there’s another feature we love even more: the hair. So, if you require a new cut, why not look to Tommy and the gang for inspiration? Here, we’ve rounded up the boys’ iconic looks so that you can get the perfect Peaky Blinders haircut.
Thomas Shelby Haircut
Thomas’s hair is a no-guard on the back and sides. The top is basically like having two haircuts. The front fringe slightly blending into the front, and the fringe back is cut separately.
Shelby’s hairstyle is easy to achieve and can be very stylish. This style suits gents with oval faces or defined cheekbones. For an original Tom Shelby look, ask your barber for a number three on the back and sides. You can request a cropped, textured cut with some extra length left at the front. Opt for an undercut with number three sides and a textured top that’s long enough to style forward into a short side fringe.
How to Ask the barber for Thomas Shelby’s haircut:
Opt for an undercut with number three sides and a textured top that’s long enough to style forward into a short side fringe.
How to style Tom Shelby’s Hair: Brush and blow-dry your hair forward and sweep your fringe to one side.
What to use: Pompadour Paste by Pall Mall Barbers, manipulators, and separates the hair into the desired style.
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Michael Gray Haircut
How to ask the barber for a Michael Gray Haircut: Achieve this formal side-part style with a cut that gently tapers from a low fade into longer, smooth waves on top. Ask for a traditional “side parting” in theme with the Twenties or Thirties. Indicate that you do not want the back or sides shaved but rather cut with scissors, which will give it a feathered fade.
How to style Michael Gray Haircut: When it comes to styling, start by creating a deep side part in your freshly washed hair. If your locks are naturally curly, you may be able to work them into Michael’s smooth wave on top. If not, you can blow-dry your hair, using a small round barrel brush to twist your locks into a neat curl as you go. Then, gently comb your hair into place and secure with a lightweight hairspray.
What to use: Light Dressing Cream by PMB, best for a medium hold that looks and feels natural.
Arthur Shelby Haircut
How to ask the barber for Arthur Shelby Haircut: If you want to rock Arthur Shelby’s cool hairstyle, ask your barber for a disconnected undercut with the side and back shaved to a grade one. But, ensure the top is left enough for your slick back. Ask for a disconnected undercut with a number one on the sides and a top, and You can slick back.
How to style Arthur Shelby Haircut: Blow-dry the roots of your hair toward the back of your hair. Apply Strong Hold Pliable Clay by PMB to slightly damp hair while combing back, to achieve more volume apply pomade again to hands and push through hair adding texture. This pomade will create a light shine with a firm hold.
What to use: Pliable Clay by Pall Mall Barbers – style creation that can be easily reworked throughout the day. To apply, rub a small amount of the styling product between the fingers and work from root to tip for a robust and matte hold with added texture.
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