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Modern Barber April - June 2021 Articles

SPEAK YOUR TRUTH
This issue didn’t start with a theme, but
REPORT
UNLOCK UNPAID COVID-19 GRANT MONEY TO SAVE BARBERSHOPS
TWO DAYS, TWO EVENTS
SUNDAY 4 JULY Two days, two unmissable events.
STEELE BARBER SEATTLE, US
Redefining the tradition of the barbershop for a new generation of Americans, Steele Barber is truly a cut above
#STONEYTHELEGEND
We were saddened to hear that Grand Master Barber Allan Stone had passed away aged 46, on January 28. The industry shares their memories of a barbering legend
MYLES THE MAVERICK
Mental health, fatherhood, failure – Myles Lewis gets brutally honest about the realities of running a business during the dark days of a pandemic
FACE THE MUSIC
Curious what’s on the playlist at other barbershops? Five shops share their soundtracks and we get some valuable advice from PPL PRS on  music licensing
LITTLE BLACK BOOK
Leading furniture brands and distributors share their top tips for redesigning or renovating barbershops
INSIDE
The Manor in Biggleswade is both a bar and a barbershop. The finalist in the Modern Barber Awards Best Interiors category combines elegance, refinement and 5* service
SOAPBOX
“MORE NEEDS TO  BE DONE TO PROVIDE  REAL OPPORTUNITY  TO NEW BARBERS,  YOUNG AND OLD”
5 WAYS THRIVE IN 2021
The government has pledged to continue its financial support of barbershops as lockdown gradually eases and businesses work to get back on their feet. But what else can barbershops be doing to ensure they not only survive, but thrive following the pandemic?
GEAR
If these latest launches and cult favourites aren’t on your radar, where have you been?
PORTFOLIO
SIX STUNNING COLLECTIONS THAT SHOW THE TALENT IN
THE 10 MINUTE CHAT
Joe Stevens, co-owner of OS Barbers reveals the shop’s pledge to be fully sustainable by 2022.  The race is on!
THE BRAZILIAN BARBER
British Barbering has had a huge impact on Brazilian barber Tomaz Clayton, here he explains how!
DOING CHAIR RENTAL THE RIGHT WAY”
PV, founder of new barbering concept CutPark, explains why his rental model is going to disrupt the industry – for the better
WHAT WAS YOUR ROUTE INTO BARBERING?
Daniel Rymer shares how he started out in the industry with barber student Dylan Lee
ONLINE EDUCATION IS THE FUTURE
Lockdown and the pandemic has changed the way the industry will teach forever, writes Mike Taylor
A SHAW THING
READY TO SPRING BACK
MY BIGGEST CHALLENGE
A quest for a fade in Brighton ignited a passion in Keri Blue to spread the message about gender neutral barbershops far and wide
FIT TO FOLLOW
Social media is a vital source of inspiration and MB is always watching your incredible work, your news and your views. These are six of the best accounts lighting up our feed right now