Making the cut: The best Abu Dhabi barbershops

It’s 2020, and men’s grooming matters… Whether you’re going for a full reboot or a little off the top, whether it’s your beard, barnet or nose hair that’s for the chop, you want to know your ‘look’ is in good hands. Stay sharp, with our look at some of the best Abu Dhabi barbershops.  Local Local…

LOCAL co-founder Jack Brett talks grooming, trainers and coffee

Concept store LOCAL includes a coffee shop, barbershop is a single identity under one roof. Abu Dhabi World writer Ferdinand Godinez meets with co-founder Jack Brett to find out more.  So, did you just wake up one day and think, I like coffee, trainers and a fresh haircut, there’s an idea in that? LOCAL came from a passion for sneakers and…

What’s on in Abu Dhabi: January 2019

The concept store Locale Is this the coolest new space in Abu Dhabi? We think it might be. Part-barbershop, part-cafe, part-consignment store of hard-to-find sneakers, Local has recently opened in Al Zeina (near Yas Island) and is the joint effort of 10-year Abu Dhabi denizen Jack Brett and fellow twenty-something co-founders, UAE national Jasim Alkhouri and younger…

LOCAL Cafe

Need a cup of coffee? Or a haircut? Sneakers? Abu Dhabi’s latest cafe @_localuae_ has all three. This is no gimmick. The barbers are masters of their craft, flown in all the way from London. But the coffee is as locally sourced as you can get, thanks to the efforts of the owners behind the cafe. ☕️…

LOCAL | Abu Dhabi

“LOCAL will offer customers a complete head–to–toe service.” LOCAL An exciting new venture opened today in Al Zeina, Abu Dhabi. In a first for the capital, LOCAL is a three-part concept offering a speciality coffee shop, a bespoke barbershop for top notch gentleman’s grooming and an exclusive sneaker consignment store. Born from a passionate interest in…

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Urban Weekend

Manarat Al Saadiyat presents its Urban Weekend event – a weekend of street-style festivities which will feature a coffee festival, urban lifestyle activities and a garage sale, where books will be offered for sale. The eclectic weekend will also feature street dance performances, music and street art for all ages.Celebrating all aspects of urban creativity,…