Barbers of the Month: Deathwish Barber & Tattoo Co

Deathwish Barber and Tattoo Co

Location: West Footscray / Saint Kilda 


Instagram handle: @deathwishbarberco

How would you describe your shop’s vibe?

We are a family, with a rich skate & tattoo culture influence

What’s the most popular cut at the moment?

After everyone growing their hair in lockdown, longer lengths seem to be staying “in”.

What’s your favourite Uppercut Deluxe product?

Styling powder for a more natural textured finish

Who is your favourite artist to spin in the shop?

Machine Gun Kelly

What’s your favourite style to cut?

I’m a big fan of the longer style Leo cut from Romeo & Juliet.

What’s the best tip for someone visiting the area?

Make sure visit the legends down at ChipsLoft for a feed and a drink after your cut.

What the best advice for clients before walking in?

Be ready to crack a cold tinny and enjoy the good vibes

Why did you get into barbering?

I had a strong passion for art at a young age and through that I found my love for barbering

What is your favourite shop (other than your own)? The Streets Barber, their passion for the community and helping people facing homelessness and hardship is truly inspiring