Truefitt & Hill


Truefitt & Hill

Truefitt & Hill is the oldest known barbershop in the world: as certified by Guinness Book of World Records in April 2000, Truefitt was established in 1805 by William Francis Truefitt. Truefitt styled himself as hairdresser to the British Royal Court and the firm received their first Royal Warrant from King George III. In 1911, Edwin Hill set up a barber shop on Old Bond Street, also near the royal neighborhoods in London and it was to this address H.P. Truefitt (William's nephew) moved in 1935 to create Truefitt & Hill. Other Truefitt regional outlets were merged into the present company in 1941. The present location of Truefitt & Hill at 71 St. James's Street, London, was taken up in 1994. In addition, there are locations on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Caesars Forum Shops in Las Vegas and Toronto, Canada.

Famous clients include the British Royal Family, Members of visiting Royal Households, business leaders, Members of Parliament, Ambassadors and the diplomatic service and visiting dignitaries. Today, Truefitt & Hill holds a Royal Warrant by appointment to the Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. [ [http://truefittandhill.co.uk/about.php About Truefitt & Hill ] ]

Products

Truefitt & Hill offers a variety of gentleman's toiletries such as shaving creams and soaps, after shave, cologne, shampoo and other hair care products. They also stock many types of decorative shaving mugs, badger-hair brushes, razors and kit bags.

Their most popular full shaving and fragrance lines include Trafalgar, 1805, Grafton and West Indian Limes. Fragrance-only lines include Clubman, Freshman and Spanish Leather colognes, and shaving-only lines include Almond, Sandalwood, Rose and Lavender. [ [http://basenotes.net/house/100839 Truefitt & Hill ] ]

References

* [http://www.truefittandhill.com/about_us.shtml Truefitt & Hill - About Us]
* [http://basenotes.net/house/100839 Basenotes Directory for Truefitt & Hill]

External links

* [http://www.truefittandhill.co.uk Official Website]
* [http://www.truefittandhill.com Official Website] (North America)
* [http://basenotes.net Basenotes fragrances and reviews]


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