Antiga Barbearia de Bairro

Redesigning the face of Portuguese shave culture

Long known for its exemplary soaps and shaving supplies, Portugal’s grooming culture is being given new life in Antiga Barbearia de Bairro, a heritage shaving line from creative group 100ml. Marked by spot-on design and vibrant colors, the packaging alone might be a tenable selling point. Beyond the branding, the line puts local craftsmanship to good use, producing each product locally out of fine materials. …

MidNorth Mercantile

Minneapolis based vintage store finds beauty in the re-purposing of vintage wear

With a polished collection of vintage clothing and accessories, MidNorth Mercantile—which debuted at last month’s NorthernGRADE menswear market—proves that well-made clothing should improve with age. Mike Ader, better known to his followers as “Mustache Mike,” is one half of MidNorth Mercantile, a vintage dry goods store based in Minneapolis. A barber at Heimie’s Haberdashery by day, Ader restyles and revitalizes vintage items by night—often extensively …