” says Tom Chapman, founder of The Lion’s Barber Collective and ambassador for The Bluebeards Revenge.“That fade has to be 0 or below to at least three fingers above the ear.”But what should you ask your barber for?Well, Chapman advises taking to social media for a helping hand.
All it means is that you’ll need to be clever about how you sculpt your barnet.
With that in mind, we asked some of the UK’s best barbers to break down the key variations and how to style them.
There’s no getting around the fact that the high and tight is quite an aggressive style, and on the wrong person it can even appear a little intimidating.
Along with a ‘no beards’ rule, it also ensured a better fit for soldiers when using protective equipment such as gas masks.
From this point on, the look was adopted by law enforcement officials and other public safety personnel until it eventually began to permeate civilian fashion and was picked up by actors, musicians and that bloke with the thick-framed glasses who sat in Cafe Nero and designed the logo for your website on his Mac Book Pro.