Category Archives: Grooming

Top Statement

The top layer you put on is a way to show the world a few details about yourself.  It’s not just made for protection against cooler temps or to make you feel comfortable.

Being able to remain neutral and pique interest is the perfect balance that is sought after when it comes to owning your true self with grounded confidence. What you wear should do the same, being the perfect complement to your personality.  Once this is accomplished, the efforts aren’t a task, it becomes a natural part of you.
Level37- Confidence and Style

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Alexander De Block photographed by Gustavo Zylbersztajn, styled by Thiago Ferraz, and groomed by Paula Vida for GQ Brazil’s June 2016 issue.

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Summer Tools

With Summer in its full glory, preparation and protection are essential to keeping up with a your daily trots around town. Having the right products that serve a specific purpose while having other benefits are key to keeping up with the elements of the season. 

Essential Homme has compiled a list of must haves for the Summer. Here, a few have been plucked from the list that will have you without any woes or worries. See the full list over on the Essential Homme site here.

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KIEHL’S: SUPER FLUID UV MINERAL DEFENSE BROAD SPECTRUM SPF 50+

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BAXTER OF CALIFORNIA: EXFOLIATING BODY BAR

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AESOP: SAGE & ZINC FACIAL HYDRATING CREAM

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HARRY’S: LIP BALM SPF 15

Level37- Skin Care Summer

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Out By The Sea

Taking on a life off the land is a serious commitment, but to take on a nautical style, you can go all the way and even have a bit of fun with it.

In this editorial, taking the cover is Jonathan Bellini, who shows us many different attitudes, from a no nonsense  man of the sea to a whimsical sailorman. The concept is also moved forward with an urban spirit of patriotism and resililience. Altogether it is proof that the ebb and flow of style can be set at any pace you desire.

Level37- Not A Sailor…

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Jonathan Bellini in L’Officiel Hommes Brazil photographed by Gustavo Zylbersztajn, styling by Paulo Martinez and grooming by Helder Rodrigues.

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A Sculpted View

Looking out towards the edge of the earth, everything seems to have a definite ending line.  At the same time, everything seems possible and endless.
In this editorial from Fucking Young!, the parallels between human form and the beauty of nature are explored.  A collision of the elements of the world and in style are captured with an artistic impact.  The comparisons presented are reminiscent of sculpture with muted colors and the use of black and white; lending an interpretation that is left for the reviewer to decide.

The molding of all of these things- art, form, style, design, and nature, stretches the borders a little bit further than once believed could be accomplished.

Level37- Intersecting Barriers

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Gabriele Blanda photographed by Leonardo Bornati and styled by Anna Cadeddu for Fucking Young! Online.

Art Director: Luca Imbimbo
Fashion Editor: Daniele Umberto Maria Pellegrinetti
MUA: Ettore Merendino
Photographer Assistant: Veronica Benedetti
Editor Assistant: Simone Rutigliano
Fashion Assistants: Diletta Rossi & Lucrezia Trevisan

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Forward Drive

So often what is overlooked is the preparation it takes before embarking upon a journey. The road will not prepare itself for you; you will never know what is ahead.  You have to always be ready for it no matter what comes your way.  The main key towards the journey is passion.

A life worth living has passion at it’s heart, for is the source of all that flows out of it creating a lasting impact.  The atmosphere is changed where the persistent attitude of motivation is palpable.  The energy is transferred to those around you making you of one mind, moving forward with the same vision.

Everything falls in line the way it’s supposed to when you are in sync with every component of the path you’re set upon.  Always at ready, when the gateway opens, all you’ll need to do is go.

Level37- Uncontainable Energy

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Models Jordy Baan, Francisco Perez, Kristi Welch, Philip Witts, and Ryan Frederick photographed by Pavel Denisenko for Risk Magazine Color Issue. Fashion Editor: Colin Anderson, Bookings Editor: Raf Tillis, Grooming: Alexander James, Hair: Michael Thomas Lollo, Stylist Assistant: Katherine Brito

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