Shaving stuff
April 11, 2005 6:38 PM   Subscribe

Is there a barbershop (or other shop) in Boston or Cambridge, MA where I can buy 'real' shaving stuff--e.g., Trumper's shaving cream or shaving soap?

I've been to Leavitt and Pierce in Harvard Square, and I know Crabtree and Evelyn and The Body Shop have house brands--but is there anywhere I can pick up any of the awesome shaving soap / shaving cream / aftershave stuff that is of Trumper quality? I'm doing the whole shaving brush / safety razor thing and it's awesome, but I need a shaving supply refill and would prefer not to go through the mail.
posted by josh to Shopping (6 answers total)
 
Maybe Gregory's Barbershop?
posted by fionab at 7:02 PM on April 11, 2005


I can't help you with Boston, but I would recommend The Art of Shaving, if you're ever down in NYC.
posted by silusGROK at 7:20 PM on April 11, 2005


Leavitt and Pierce is a cool funky store, but I'm a real fan of Taylor of Old Bond Street in London, particularly their shaving cream that comes in little tubs and is used with a brush. Very good on the skin. They have a web site. http://www.tayloroldbondst.co.uk/
posted by Alex Marshall at 7:39 PM on April 11, 2005


Colonial Drug in Harvard Square (49 Brattle Street) carries hard-to-find, European perfumes, colognes, shaving products, etc.

Also, check out Fresh, 121 Newbury Street and L'Occitane, 179 Newbury Street or in The Prudential Center on Boylston Street.
posted by ericb at 7:44 PM on April 11, 2005


You might check out Blade Barber Shop. It's in the 500's of Tremont in the South End. Have a gay old time.
posted by Mayor Curley at 6:19 AM on April 12, 2005


Also on Newbury, Kiehl's.
posted by jalexei at 7:41 AM on April 12, 2005


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