Barbers of the Month: Tokoya Barber & Shop

Location: 279 PONSONBY ROAD, PONSONBY, AUCKLAND                                        


Instagram handle: @tokoya_barber_shop


How would you describe your shop’s vibe?

Very friendly, relaxing and homey  

What’s your most popular cut at the moment?

Classic, slick back, comb over and fade, but we also provide any sort of haircut that is trending

What’s your favourite Uppercut Deluxe product?

Matte Pomade  

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

Lots of restaurants/cafes and cool boutiques to visit

What the best advice for your client before walking in? 

Believe in the Tokoya team we are confident in providing any type of hairstyle, even if we find it challenging, we will always give our 100%.

What is your favourite shop (other than your own)?

“Barbershop Bless” in Japan

The technique and quality of all barbers are outstanding and also the Interior of the shop is significant.

Why did you get into Barbering? 

I was amazed when I first saw a barber cutting hair, I fell in love with the techniques used and the handling of the clippers, I found it very creative. I would like to believe I am a perfectionist, every day I try to improve my skills.