Archive 2019 — Interview RSS

Welcome Louis Southgate to Lamb’s Conduit Street

Hi Louis, you’ve just started working at Huckle on Lamb’s Conduit Street. Welcome. Thank you. It’s great to be part of the team. I’m really enjoying it here; everyone is awesome, and I love the buzz and the atmosphere. How did you first getting into cutting hair? I started out when I was 16. I wanted to follow in the footstep of a family friend. I used to love going to his shop to have my hair done when I was growing up. I trained for three years, and after becoming fully qualified, I started working at Toni&Guy. Then I became a barber at Pankhurst London where I worked for five years, honing my skills and learning all the traditional...

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Interview with Jimmy Collins & Fraser Moss from YMC

 YMC is an independent men’s and women’s British fashion brand founded in 1995 by Fraser Moss and Jimmy Collins. Today, it is stocked all around the world including a store in South Korea. They also have three shops in London, including one next door to Huckle the Barber on Lamb’s Conduit Street that opened last year. Recently, Huckle the Barber founder Chris Ward caught up with them for a coffee and a chat about their history, the importance of retail and the relationship between hair and clothes. Your most recent store opened in Lamb’s Conduit Street at the end of last year. Why do you think so many independent fashion brands have chosen to open on this street? Jimmy Collins:...

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Alex Rugg - New Barber

After a few years of gentle persuasion, Alex Rugg has joined us and we are super excited, Alex used to work with Chris Ward at Murdock and I caught up with him for a quick chat to get some background on him.... Hi Alex, you’ve just started working as a barber at Huckle. We’re really excited to have you as the latest edition to our team. How long have you been working as a barber and how did you get into it? I started out as a carpenter, actually. I’ve always been artistic and I enjoy being creative and using my imagination, but ultimately I found the solitude of carpentry too much for me. After a few missed opportunities with...

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