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Our first shirt in a long time is now up for grabs. The original shop “supporter” shirt is now available in sizes small thru X-Large for just $25 shipped to your door within the good ol’ US of A (no international orders at this time-sorry). Click the link below to get yours and thanks in advance for your support ! Link = http://joesbarbershopchicago.com/shop/

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Lately their seems to be a bit of confusion on exactly what  popular male haircut you are seeing on every dude is called, and how to ask for it in a barbershop.  The style above is referred to as either a “Ivy League” or a “Side Part” . Simple, defined part (aka a “Hard Part”), clean around the ears, full on the sides (no skin showing), and a nice clean taper on the neckline. Looked good back in the 30′s and 40′s when it became the standard for Men’s style, and looks good today when performed right. The photo below is of a “Comb Over” . When a obvious balding male takes every last strand of hair he has remaining and tries to cover the balding area. Never has been a good look, never will, and this barbershop wont touch them. ATTENTION:  Barbershop patron beware of what you ask for, because the next time you ask for a “Comb-Over” your barber might just give ya one !

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Nothing better to than having a stranger taking a very very sharp straight razor to your throat. Hot lather hot towel straight razor shaves just $25 here in the shop.

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Photos from the July HangOver Shave Sunday event are now posted @ https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152301775262776.1073741837.178010742775&type=1 AND http://joesbarbershopchicago.com/photos/hangover-shave-sundays-2014/  . Only two events left for the 2014 season so make sure you hit up at least one of them before we call it for the season ! Next event is planned for Sunday August 31st.

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Born in Chicago, Sixty8 Provisional Co. is a company focused on manufacturing the highest grade products while still keeping them affordable for everyone. Joe’s Barbershop Chicago will be the first retailer of Sixty8′s three different pomades as well as their beard and shave oil and hand made Safety razor. Stay tuned for more developments and news and the product launch in the next month or so. Shop smart / Shop local.

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FYI the barbershop will be CLOSED Sunday August 3rd 2014 so we can support / attend the 8th annual VooDoo Larry customs open house in Elk Grove Village. Back to cutting hair Tuesday @ 9am sharp. Enjoy the weekend !

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Click the link below to get the Groupon perspective of this past weekends PitchFork music festival where shop barbers Will & Tyler did over 200 free / “Barbers Choice” haircuts to concert goers. Link = http://www.groupon.com/articles/pitchfork-music-festival-the-best-of-2014-al

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$30 = Haircut OR Hot towel straight razor shave, Cuban by Nini’sDeli, Beer by Half Acre, Koozie, and live music. First come first served so come early to get your name on the list. Three barbers can only do what they do so fast, so please bring your patience. 10am – 2pm. Pics from previous HangOver Shave events can be seen @ http://joesbarbershopchicago.com/photos/

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Swing by the 2014 PitchFork Music Festival July 18-20 and come see shop barbers Tyler & Will doing haircuts at the Ray-Ban booth across from the main stage.  More info on the event can be found @ http://pitchforkmusicfestival.com/

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