The Gentleman’s Cut – 5 of the Best Gentleman Styles
The gentleman’s cut is a classic look that’s reminiscent of a businessman, news anchor, and many American professions where men will rock a suit and tie. You’ve definitely seen it around: It’s the go to for many a photoshoot with people in prestigious professions and celebrities looking for a prim and proper image. Recent decades have seen fades, tapers, quiffs, and all kinds of volume additions to the gentleman’s cut; there are plenty of ways to experiment and distinguish your own version of it if you’d like! Whether you’re looking for the classic or to experiment, this article will go over the best of the looks that can be created with the gentleman’s cut.
High Fade w/ Hard Part
The High Fade is a style you’ll see often at any high class event, wedding, photoshoot, etc. It’s a great and classic look and you can do it up with a hard part, any fade, and even some lines could be awesome with this style.
The James Dean Cut
Also called the Rockabilly, this cut has many different variations and always looks suave. The classic James Dean look is definitely a hall of fame ‘gentleman’s cut’, for it’s timelessness, stylishness, and overall versatility. Cuts like this will go hand in hand with some good pomade.
High Fade Quiff
Any variation of a quiff is a long used style in the area of gentlemen’s cuts. A quiff is simply a haircut with hair brushed upwards and backwards from the forehead. You can get creative with the direction and volume you go for, and it will look differently depending on the thickness and type of your hair.
Low Fade Pomp
The Pomp is a classic men’s hairstyle – popularized in America over decades of prominence in movies and pop culture. This is another option that will vary greatly depending on the length, type and quality of your hair. However, the pomp is always a great option for when you want to look prim and proper + stylish.
Gentleman’s Cut Curly
Curly haired men can always look prim and proper by simply shaping up their hair, throwing on a fade, and keeping some length on the top. Use some product if you want to go for the ‘greased’ look. Curly hair is very easy for a good barber to make look amazing.
Overall, there are plenty of cuts that can be classified as a ‘gentleman’s cut’. These are the kinds of cuts you’d want to get for a wedding, photoshoot, or some occasion where you want to look your utmost in a suit and tie! Any of the cuts on this list can be modified extensively with your choice of fades, tapers, lines, etc. Leave us a comment if you decide to go for any version of these great cuts!
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