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09 June 2022

Guest Correspondent: Tomasz Bas. Upon his spiritual journey as a teacher of Yoga & Meditation Tomasz was honoured to stay in India, land of ancient wisdom and profound beauty. His search for a fragrance to evoke the transformative wonders of that extraordinary time led him to The Jodhpur Company’s 'Maharajah' Signature Series…

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31 May 2022

What a delight to bring two rather marvellous global brands forged in Norfolk’s great maritime metropolis of King’s Lynn. Together we celebrate the finer things in life, offering a simply delectable range of First Class Gentleman's Grooming Requisites and tip top premium gym equipment with a superb level of quality and sophistication.

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22 May 2022

With over 1 million miles under his tyres, the amazing Mr Child is a land speed record breaker, international motorcycle journalist, romantic, proud father and Fawcett Ambassador Extraordinaire. He’s also a familiar face at Goodwood. So we asked…What puts the good into Goodwood? 'If you only do one event, do Goodwood. It’s the highlight of my year.'...

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05 May 2022

The Captain's RHMan, was in London with select members of the Fawcett crew on Saturday 23rd April, invited as VIP guests of rock star John Petrucci who recently won the Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance with ‘The Alien’. John was in town with Dream Theater, to play Wembley on the British leg of their ‘Top of the World’ tour. 

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14 March 2022

Guest Correspondent: Oscar Collins. Here are seven photography tips to help you step up your beard selfie game...Huzzah! If you’ve grown some impressive facial hair, it’s only natural that you’d want to show it off. You don’t want to post just another ordinary selfie, though. You need a picture that’ll do your beard justice. AHTH

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04 March 2022

Guest Correspondent: David Hill My hirsute journey started almost 9 years ago. How do I know that? (I hear you ask?). I can tell you because it coincides exactly around the time my first son was born. The beard was grown purely out of superstition. I decided to start growing facial hair as soon as I saw him, like it was a helm of protection. Do read on…

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21 February 2022

On 1st Feb 2022 artist Vincent Kamp unveiled a new painting at prestigious Mayfair Gallery, The Clarendon. It was specially created to support BarbersRide’s chosen charity, Make-A-Wish. The subject of the work is Pete MacGowan, winner of a unique raffle to sit for a portrait. And Pete happens to have completed his first BarbersRide in 2021 - in his mid-70s.

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18 January 2022

Guest Correspondent: Oscar Collins In the cosmetic industry, hygiene and other personal care items typically come in plastic packages and containers. These cases eventually get thrown away without being reused and recycled. However, you can reduce waste from your daily routine. Here are some things you can do right now to promote better choices...

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04 November 2021

Guest Correspondent: Oscar Collins

Everyone wants to have healthy, shining, luscious hair, no matter who you are. While there are plenty of vitamins, serums, and elixirs you might be inclined to take, you can nourish your hair so much better by turning to foods that naturally assist your hair growth.If you’re looking for foods that can help your follicle growth, here are a few to keep your eye out for.

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27 May 2021

That most estimable ‘land pirate’, Mr Bristow, certainly has a gift for winning Moustache Championships across the world. The fellow is utterly resolute when it comes to the art of ‘Keeping A Stiff Upper Lip Regardless’. A fearless arborist (tree surgeon to those who successful evaded the torment of a classical education) and skateboarder. But though the fellow doesn’t show it, he’s a first class poet!

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19 April 2020

I am delighted to announce that Natural Moustache Champion and Handlebar Hero and talented recycling artist, Snorrie Morrie, aka Marcel Tel Haar, is now appointed a Captain Fawcett Ambassador Extraordinaire. Please read on for a Q&A with the man himself... also find out that Snorriemorrie isn’t just a funny word. It means something. And something to be proud of.

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28 October 2019

The Fawcett Files: introducing the ambassador extraordinaire Russell Bristow. Name, Rank and Serial Number: Russell Bristow, Tree Surgeon, Skateboarder and Dali Moustache Champion @Dangeruss777 on Instagram and Twitter. From grooming and style to hirsute heroes and proudest moments, a Q&A with the man behind the moustache...

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08 October 2019

I recently had the exquisite honour of taking tea and cheesecake galore with that delightfully delectable minx, vintage model and self confessed food lover Miss Emmerald Barwise.  As she tipped the saucepot over her outstanding pasties, it struck me that you too would be seduced by her undoubted charms and so, for your pleasure, we conducted an intimate interview by way of an introduction. 

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05 February 2019

Further to clearing one’s olfactory pipes in this season of snuffles and sniffles, did you know that 15% of every purchase of Captain Fawcett’s Physician Menthol Moustache Wax goes straight to The Lions Barber Collective? This international pride of top barbers work together to raise awareness for the prevention of suicide. Many have been affected by such loss themselves. 

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12 October 2018

One evening the Captain, himself no stranger to the tattooist’s dart, was asked by a freshly inked chum what potions he might have brought back from his travels which would soothe the skin. Which lead to the developed of Captain Fawcett’s Tattoo After Care Salve for new tattoo care to calm, moisturise and preserve. Read on for a guide to tattoo aftercare by Arron Raw Esq.

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15 August 2017

I am delighted to have collaborated with the esteemed Harnaam Kaur, The Bearded Dame, in concocting a delectable and rejuvenating Hair Elixir. Harnaam first came to my attention after viewing her on my televisual device, after which myself and Brock Elbank invited her to be part of #Project60. She has polycystic ovary syndrome, which is a hormonal disorder that, can cause hair growth. 

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09 July 2016

My dear friend Ricki Hall will be getting his magnificent beard shaved off on 23rd July 2016, in order to raise money and awareness for Mesothelioma. Ricki lost his father to this terrible cancer, which affects many although not much is known about it. The Big Beard Shave Off will be conducted by Mr Frank Glorified at Thy Barber, at The Bike Shed, Shoreditch, London.

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13 June 2016

Sssshhh... the walls have ears. World renowned Dandy & Gentleman about town Mr Ricki Hall has been filming for the launch of his new Signature 'Booze & Baccy' Eau De Parfum, which will be released this Summer. A most welcome edition to The Captain's Signature Series. Roam & Seek were behind the camera, on location at London Fields and The Whisling Shop. Toodle Pip.

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15 May 2016

It gives me great pleasure to announce that my First Class Gentleman's Grooming Requisites are now available for purchase at Harvey Nichols, London. Ricki Hall and my Right Hand Man, Richie, attended the most excellent launch of the new Male Grooming Department just a few nights ago. I have attached a selection of photographs for your delight and delectation. All hail the hirsute.

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