Drakes of London Master Barber Attempts World Record

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Approached last month by Gillette, the legends of the razor themselves, Drakes of London’s master barber Phil Reader will soon be attempting the World Record for the largest shave session ever seen in aid of Movember.

Drakes of London Master Barber Phil Reader

Drakes of London Master Barber Phil Reader

It is wonderful for us to get involved not only in the local community, but in ensuring that we can be part of the national and international change too.

As longstanding supporters of the Movember cause, Drakes of London began their journey to world record status by tutoring the girls and guys at Movember in the art of the ‘tache. Helping the team at Movember to change the face of men’s health, Drakes have become an Accredited Mo’ Rated Barbershop and have a host of services geared to those battling the ‘tache this November. Raman Khandpur owner of Drakes comments that ‘It is wonderful for us to get involved not only in the local community, but in ensuring that we can be part of the national and international change too.’ The master barber himself, Phil Reader has committed himself not only to tutoring the next generation of mo’ growers but growing his own Burt Reynold’s lookalike.

Drakes of London have been committed to the Movember cause for many years and will continue as long as they are in business. The Movember cause is one close to the hearts of the Drakes team, and the good that it can and will do for men is something that resounds closely with their ethos. Supporting projects across the UK; including awareness and education, the support of the Prostrate Cancer UK trust, and their support in the research that can truly change the face of men’s health;

The team at Drakes of London are fully committed to providing the best in men’s care; from health to fashion, to skincare, to Grooming. Opened in the Central London haven of Fulham Broadway, Drakes of London have a wealth of experience in ensuring the best care for men. Harnessing the potential of a team of specialists, and a brand that is highly regarded in the community; Drakes are happy to provide their expertise in raising awareness for the issues surrounding men’s health.

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Phil Reader has been an established barber within Drakes of London for almost a decade, and a qualified barber for more than double the time. Since joining the team he has readily progressed to the position of Master Barber, and relishes the challenges that he faces in the world of male fashion. Taking his inspiration from a variety of mediums, Phil has created a brand for himself that recognises styles from across centuries. A master of combining 1920s fashion with up-to-date modern approaches Phil has a client base that is unrivalled in London.

Phil and the team at Drakes of London invite all of the mo’ brothers and mo’ sisters to be part of Movember history and partake in the official Guinness World Record attempt for the Largest Shaving Lesson ever, co-hosted by the guys at Gillette and Superdrug. Drakes are calling on 350 of our finest players to participate in this attempt, aiming to best the World Record by a country mile.

Saturday 23rd of November at 1pm, the event is in the main atrium of the Stratford Westfield Centre ready and roaring to go. And not only will you go home a champion, a ‘tache to make the manliest of men jealous, but with a free Gillette ProGlide Styler too. Registration starts from 10am. All you mo’ fellows should get there bright and early to get-in for the shave of a lifetime.

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