Owned & operated locally in St. Thomas, ONT, Dudes and Dads has focused on masculine tastes and needs and has firmly established ourselves as the premier gentleman's barbershop in town. The establishment has been around for over a century & has always been a barbershop. Featuring a decor with masculine appeal reminiscent of an old time mechanic's garage to a barbershop, vintage barber chairs, smell of barbacide & bay rum aftershave aromas fill the air help create the perfect atmosphere for our business.
In today's busy world quality, convenience and value are the answer. We offer precision grooming services, featured hair/skin products engineered for men. We are proudly a traditional, and modern barbershop. Hair styles for men require a knowledge past hairstyling. Understanding the structure to a man's face, lines, shape, mass, texture, and colour to not only compliment his head shape, but to keep it masculine! We emphasize the importance of looking "Mansome", keeping the rhythm, contrast, and balance of their hairstyle to the proper portions of their head. We don't do "androgyny".
We are a proud registered movember.com team known as "Team Victoriuos Secret". We are always accepting new movember Brothers in the team, and donations year round. Check it out here and make a donation! If you already didn't know... Movember (a portmanteau of the Australian-English diminutive word for moustache, "mo", and "November") is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men's health issues, such as depression in men, prostate cancer and other male cancers, etc. Movember.com has more details.
Absolute best value for your money! I won't go anywhere else for a hair cut!Gordon D. - London, ONT
Gregory has multiple publications for his work in both hair and charity. Publications such as behind the chair (on paper and online), Veux international, and more. He is has his finger on the pulse of men's hair trends!- Behindthechair.com
I only trust Gregory with my hair now! I been coming here for years, and he's never let me down!Sam Brown - Amazing Canadian Tire Employee of St Thomas, Ont.
Jim has been my barber for decades now. He is living proof of what a true master barber is. He's humble, consistent, quick, and his witty humour has me forever returning!Ed Ede. - Aids Committee of London Ontario
"Highly talented and professional. Greg never ceases to amaze with his creativity and skill!"Mallory Antone MUA - Beauty By Mallory, London Ont.
"They make my husband SEXIer!"Julie Leeds- Local St. Thomas Celebrity, and Mother of two
"Excellent service, and friendly atmosphere- Also, these guys know their stuff!"Nathan Lethbridge - Liquor Store Supervisor at Calgary Co-op
"Greg is amazing. A barber genius!"Geoff Wates - Bass Guitarist for Make Hates to Mutiny, St. Thomas/London Ont.
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In an visual world, and a very fashion driven industry, our work speaks for you before you have too. If you want a classic respectable men's look or a daring and bold unique style, we have your best fashion accessory covered! Here are some images to inspire you!
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Meet the our barbers. Trained in traditional barbering and modern men's grooming, these guys are quick, precise, consistent, and innovative! Barbers this good are not a regular commodity in our world today.
Known for his mastered skills in the art of Traditional barbering. His perfect fades, clean tapers, and immense cutting speed, and years of service makes Jim a true genius and a master barber! He continues to prove "old school barbering" is an art, and alive! "Fashions fade, style is eternal." — Yves Saint-Laurent
He has his finger on the pulse of what's new and coming for men's hair! He has many accredited courses from North America and Europe under his belt! He has unique methods, one of a kind tools, are what help him achieve his hair architecture. Gregory has also been published in a few international publications in print and online for his work in hair, and charity!
"I believe one can live many lives through personal style. Everyday is an occasion to reinvent yourself!" - Ralph Lauren
He is in school at the moment, and training with us to be groomed into an expert in men's fine grooming. He will be taught the art of manliness within our sanctuary. Jason is expected to be a fully accomplished apprentice by the end of 2016, and licensed Barber in 2017.
"Style is a way to say who are you without having to speak" ~ Rachel Zoe
We only use products that we personally guarantee and stand behind for their performance and unparalleled quality.
We pride ourselves in using the best available gentlemen's designer products for hair styling, shaving, after care, hair colour, etc. We carry and use American Crew & AG shave products, Woody's shave products, PM MITCH, Woody's, Schwartzkopf OSIS, Pinaud's Classics, Grave Before Shave Beard line, Fisticuff Moustache products, and more!
We pride ourselves in providing the best available and specifically chosen products to use on our clients, and for take home use.
We use Paul Mitchell Flashback & PM shines for our demi permanent colour lines. Grey blending, natural results, quick application and low commitment. Uv filters, Soy protein to strengthen hair, and no ammonia! Your hair will feel silky and will look shiny!
Schwartzkopf Igora Royal is our reliable cool based natural line for permanent hair colouring. Voted #1 in various industry related stylist voting systems for its dependable, 100% grey coverage, and no fade formulas!
For blondes and guy lites, we use Paul Mitchell Highlift colours, lighteners, and Schwartzkopf BLONDEME toners to ensure the perfect shade of blonde, and no brass, cow spots, or hot roots. Just perfection!
There are many reasons to choose a true Barber Shop. It’s more than just getting a haircut. You will find the two of us there, time after time. A lot of our customers have been visiting us for decades, we became their friends, and enjoy their company. You can choose the person you want to cut your hair. We want you to feel connected and apart of the shop. We have the skill, and take the time, to give you the results! To sum up WE WANT YOU TO BE HAPPY!
We have years of dedicated experience, education, and technical skills to impress, create, and make you feel like a king! Our atmosphere is relaxed, traditional, and with a modern twist. We do our best to serve each customer to the best of our abilities. There is no rush in our work, and we take care in delivering the best possible hair cut ever time! We give quality hair cuts that will bring you new found confidence, compliments, and keeps you looking your best everyday until you return! This is why you should choose us!
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We are located in 133 Ross St, St Thomas, Ontario. The corner of Wellington St and Ross St. Parking" on the main street of Ross, the Pentecostal church parking lot across the street, and behind the barbershop on wellington St. There is also a back door entrance with a railing for easier access of our back parking lot.