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FASHION & STYLE GROOMING Chair Men For an old-fashioned dose of gentlemanly grooming, visit one of these three Chicago staples. Cowshed Spa at Soho House Chicago The specially designated men’s area inside the West Loop hot spot is a nod to the classic British barbershop, straight down to the vintage-inspired chairs and products used. Stop in on a weekday evening, when you can sip a fi ne scotch while enjoying your hot shave. Scotch ’n’ Shave $25, 113 N. Green St., 312.521.8000, sohohousechicago. com MaestroShave Gentlemen’s Barbershop A shave at this River North spot comes with extra TLC for your skin in the name of a shea-butter massage and facial scrub. Prefer not to travel? The barbers also offer on-location services. Hot lather shea butter shave, $55, 770 N. LaSalle St., Ste. 200, 773.494.4711, maestroshave. com Van Buren Gentlemen’s Salon This full-service men’s salon offers everything from waxing to haircuts to nail services (and shoeshines to boot), but the traditional shave holds its ground. A classic hot shave also includes a moisturizing facial massage. Classic hot shave, $39, 235 W. Van Buren St., Ste. C-3, 312.753.5363, vbgents. com Razor Sharp Hone your shaving routine with these stylish—and functional—tools. | By Melanie Rud Chadwick | “Perfect, clean-shaven looks are in right now,” says Jose Luis, lead barber at Van Buren Gentlemen’s Salon. And whether you opt for this supersmooth style or prefer fuller facial hair, owning the right tools is a must: “It’s important that the ones you choose are high quality,” explains Luis. “The better the tools, the better results.” Up your arsenal with these high-end fi nds that offer everything you need, from start to fi nish. eShave Double Edge Razor Shaving Set Ideal for the dual-edged devotee, this set features the brand’s newest razor, designed in a stylish Lucite and nickel-plated brass combo. The double edge is a nod to the original safety razor design yet is removable for easy cleaning. Choose an artisanal brush made from one of three grades of badger hair (fi ne, fi nest or silvertip), depending on the type of lather you desire. $223-$313, eshave. com The Art of Shaving Fusion Engraved Nickel-Plated Shaving Set This sleek, handcrafted handle can be used with Gillette’s Fusion or Mach 3 options. The set also includes a domed badger hair brush that generates a rich lather to soften and lift hair. $610, 520 N. Michigan Ave., 312.527.1604, theartofshaving.com Prospector Co. Peary & Henson Aftershave Splash For a subtle touch of refreshing fragrance, reach for this post-shave staple. Notes of bay and coriander lend to the clean, oceanic scent, while organic aloe and witch hazel rejuvenate and tone skin. And thanks to an alcohol-free formula, there is no need to worry about stinging. $18, Barneys New York, 15 E. Oak St., 312.587.1700, barneys.com Paul Stuart White Mother of Pearl Travel Shaving Set Never get stuck using dinky disposables while traveling. Keep this razor and brush—made with white pearl from the Fiji islands—in the Italian-made, nappa leather case in your Dopp kit. $897, 208 S. LaSalle St., 312.580.0000, paulstuart.com 68 | | Spring 2015

Fashion & Style Grooming

Melanie Rud Chadwick

Whether you sport stubble or stay clean-shaven, bank these must-haves in your grooming arsenal

Razor Sharp

Hone your shaving routine with these stylish—and functional—tools.

“Perfect, clean-shaven looks are in right now,” says Jose Luis, lead barber at Van Buren Gentlemen’s Salon. And whether you opt for this supersmooth style or prefer fuller facial hair, owning the right tools is a must: “It’s important that the ones you choose are high quality,” explains Luis. “The better the tools, the better results.” Up your arsenal with these high-end finds that offer everything you need, from start to finish.

EShave Double Edge Razor Shaving Set

Ideal for the dual-edged devotee, this set features the brand’s newest razor, designed in a stylish Lucite and nickel-plated brass combo. The double edge is a nod to the original safety razor design yet is removable for easy cleaning. Choose an artisanal brush made from one of three grades of badger hair (fine, finest or silvertip), depending on the type of lather you desire. $223-$313, eshave. Com

Prospector Co. Peary & Henson Aftershave Splash

For a subtle touch of refreshing fragrance, reach for this postshave staple. Notes of bay and coriander lend to the clean, oceanic scent, while organic aloe and witch hazel rejuvenate and tone skin. And thanks to an alcohol-free formula, there is no need to worry about stinging. $18, Barneys New York, 15 E. Oak St., 312. 587.1700, barneys.com

The Art of Shaving Fusion Engraved Nickel- Plated Shaving Set

This sleek, handcrafted handle can be used with Gillette’s Fusion or Mach 3 options. The set also includes a domed badger hair brush that generates a rich lather to soften and lift hair. $610, 520 N. Michigan Ave., 312.527.1604, theartofshaving.com

Paul Stuart White Mother of Pearl Travel Shaving Set

Never get stuck using dinky disposables while traveling. Keep this razor and brush—made with white pearl from the Fiji islands—in the Italian-made, nappa leather case in your Dopp kit. $897, 208 S. LaSalle St., 312.580.0000, paulstuart.com

Chair Men

For an old-fashioned dose of gentlemanly grooming, visit one of these three Chicago staples.

Cowshed Spa at Soho House Chicago

The specially designated men’s area inside the West Loop hot spot is a nod to the classic British barbershop, straight down to the vintage-inspired chairs and products used. Stop in on a weekday evening, when you can sip a fine scotch while enjoying your hot shave. Scotch ’n’ Shave $25, 113 N. Green St., 312.521.8000, sohohousechicago. Com

MaestroShave Gentlemen’s Barbershop

A shave at this River North spot comes with extra TLC for your skin in the name of a shea-butter massage and facial scrub. Prefer not to travel? The barbers also offer on-location services. Hot lather shea butter shave, $55, 770 N. LaSalle St., Ste. 200, 773.494.4711, maestroshave. Com

Van Buren Gentlemen’s Salon

This full-service men’s salon offers everything from waxing to haircuts to nail services (and shoeshines to boot), but the traditional shave holds its ground. A classic hot shave also includes a moisturizing facial massage. Classic hot shave, $39, 235 W. Van Buren St., Ste. C-3, 312.753.5363, vbgents. Com

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