Accessories
buffed shoe shine
Gentleman

Buffed delivers a shoe shine with heart in Brisbane City

The centuries-old trade of the shoe shiner was a role originally taken to by young boys, often as their first step into the working world. There was once a time when a shoe shiner could be found on every corner, with entire parlours also dedicated to de-scuffing. These days to see a comfortable leather chair set up on a corner with tools of the trade lining the base and a smiley chap awaiting his next nickel would seem an odd sight. more

Grooming
baxter of california
Gentleman

Grooming tips and techniques from Baxter of California

Baxter Finley was an original, real-life Mad Men. The founding father of the men’s skincare industry, he created Baxter of California after moving from New York City to Los Angeles to chase the advertising dream, before realising his increased sun exposure was taking a toll on his skin. more

Grooming
Polish your look with The Emporium Barber
Gentleman

Polish your look with The Emporium Barber

Attention all slick ricks with a taste for coiffured locks: a new barbershop has opened amongst the boutiques of the Emporium precinct. This five-seater operation aims to make men’s grooming just as special as the treatment ladies expect at the salon. more

Grooming
Find facial hair inspiration on The Bearded
Gentleman

Find facial hair inspiration on The Bearded

Not every lad is lucky in the beard-growing department – some can only manage a few wispy whiskers, while others fear their inner ranga exposed with an auburn-peppered chin warmer. But for those with happy hair cells, a hefty tuft covering their facial curves is the inevitable reward when giving the razor the flick. more


Grooming
Grooming made easy with Dollar Shave Club
Gentleman

Grooming made easy with Dollar Shave Club

Any gent worth his stubble can tell you that blunt razor blades are a massive fun-killer. Having to trek to the supermarket in your pyjamas with day-old growth and unwashed hair early in the morning can disrupt a whole day, especially when the price tag on the back of your much-needed razor also empties out your wallet. more

Grooming
A close shave thanks to the Headblade
Gentleman

A close shave thanks to the Headblade

Just as it's not really appropriate to use a softball in a game of rugby, it’s always best to use products that are designed specifically for the job, which is especially true when it comes to personal grooming. For men with a penchant for a smooth scalp, you need no longer rely on conventional razors. Instead, try your hand at The Headblade – a razor created solely for shaving heads. more

Grooming
Latest Creed scent at Libertine Parfumerie
Gentleman

Latest Creed scent at Libertine Parfumerie

Paul Newman, Cary Grant and Frank Sinatra are just a few of the discerning gents who owe their irresistible yet manly scent to the House of Creed. The latest scent to be crafted by master perfumer Olivier Creed is Royal Oud – inspired by the beauty and decadence of a Persian palace. more

Grooming
Style a slick coiffe with Uppercut Deluxe
Gentleman

Style a slick coiffe with Uppercut Deluxe

Featherweight is the new Uppercut Deluxe hair wax from Morningside’s Bare Bones Barbershop for the well-groomed gent. Encapsulating the look of a 1960s American barber, from its candy-stripe exterior to checkerboard floors and posters of slick-coiffed legends, Bare Bones is a charming spot for a close shave and tidy mop. more