Last weekend I went to Krefeld to visit my Soulbrother Michael Uhlemann c/o Cuisine M and his companion in life Sylwie. Micky celebrated his birthday on Saturday at Cuisine M, a very cool and stylish location which is part of the old Krefeld slaughterhouse. I arrived on Friday and did some shots before the party started. In the afternoon I met Micky’s friends Uwe Tauber Maker of Bespoke Leathergoods and his partner Janine. So wonderful people – I got new dear friends! The evening went on with cooking together and a pre-party to hurrah Micky at 00:00! What a relaxed and smooth evening with great food and wines. The party on Saturday was a blast with Micky’s Family and his best friends. And at last I met Ingo Keller c/o Schuhgott, Cologne, and his wife Andrea. Milan and Robert made the perfect music for a perfect evening! It was hard for me to say Good-bye on Sunday after these amazing days with best friends … hope to see you all very soon!
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Some weeks ago I got this awesome “Grooming Package” from my soul brother Kornelius c/o Soulobjects.de, Berlin. The IRON SOCIETY POMADE he send me in all three versions, is from this day on my absolutely favorite pomade. The benefit is, that you just can use the type of pomade you need for the day. From firm hold – as its name says with a stronger grip – over a normal hold that keeps the hair under control for “that neat freshly combed look” to a water soluble pomade with a medium firm hold. All types have unbeatable smells: aromatic, fresh and clean but at the same very masculine and dirty – perfect. I get the best results by mixing the water soluble pomade with the firm hold one or the normal hold one. Another effect by mixing the classic petroleum based pomades with the water soluble one is, that the wash out works perfect. Each jar of pomade is handmade right there by the THE IRON SOCIETY in Brooklyn, NY, USA. In Germany you just can get these wonderful grooming products exclusively @ soulobjects.de, Berlin. With this LINK you can read a nice review from an absolute pomade expert from the great THE POMP blog. pics | LTG || film | THE POMP
Men, this toothpaste has not just a nice package, no, the taste is also really great. And beside this it is healthy, gives you a fresh breath and bright wight teeth. Kornelius Werhahn-Mees c/o SOULOBJECTS, Berlin, send me this wonderful parabene free toothpaste with a lot of other things to try some weeks ago and I must confess that this is the next highlight out of the box. Unbelievable that PASTA EL CAPITANO was introduced in Italy in 1905. Because of its wonderful and unique taste the toothpaste got very fast well known in Italy. The basic ingredients are green mints, cinnamon and clove leaves. SOULOBJECTS offers four sorts of PASTA EL CAPITANO beside the ORIGINAL: Natural Herbs, ACE, Whitening and Smokers. For more and detailed information please check the SOULOBJECTS website. I tried the toothpaste with a new KOH-I-NOOR toothbrush Kornelius also send me. Normally I clean my teeth with an electric toothbrush but I must confess that the KOH-I-NOOR cleaning was really genial. For sure Kornelius send me with this toothbrush another classic from the 1930s with natural bristles and an old school horn look. Made in Italy too. A great combination to get clean teeth and a fresh breath – this makes fun! pics | LTG
At first just a “Must-Have-Thing” because of BYRDs the wonderful classic and simple design. Love this. But now – a “Must-Have-Thing” because of the perfect use and results. Found these great pomades @ Soul Objects, Berlin, Germany – where else? And my secret of the perfect use is to use both pomades at the same time – just mixed up. This is an unbeatable mixture in look and hold. Usually I don’t like water-based pomades so much because if you did your style, your pomp must last for the rest of the day. When you use a wax based one you always can re-style your pomp or hairdo, but sometimes you need the hold of a water based pomade … so … easy … mix’em up. And I love the citron smell of both so much. What a nice discovery! Thx soul brother Kornelius for offering this great shit made in California, USA, in Berlin and your Online Store! About the pocket comb beside its great look and design: These are made in collaboration with “FUTURE FINS”: “BYRD’S POCKET COMB IS DESIGNED AND MANUFACTURED IN CALIFORNIA UTILIZING A VERSATILE COMPOSITE FROM FUTURES’ LEGENDARY SURFBOARD FINS. THIS MATERIAL IS DURABLE, FLEXIBLE AND COMFORTABLE TO USE WITH ALL HAIR TYPES.” What should I say? Perfect in use too. Men, get your yellow/black BYRD stuff … you will not have regrets … pics | LTG
Do you know SOUL OBJECTS? I think everyone knows soul objects and has some favorite soul objects for his own. But do you know the store SOUL OBJECTS? If you don’t it is time to check it out. SOUL OBJECTS is a great store in the heart of Berlin, Germany. In short: you get there vintage & antique furniture, curious beard grooming products and barbershop supplies, non-standard accessories, a lot of handmade, unique stuff & bags, vintage rum & whiskey, gin, wine, art and, and, and so on. It is a must to check their site to learn more about this great store and its owners Kornelius & Oliver, men full of soul – they live what they sell. Look at the wonderful store photos full of soul below … awesome. Anyway, some weeks ago i ordered a new fragrance and another gin for my collection. Best choice! The Bois 1920 DOLCE DI GIORNO – Eau de Parfum is really something special. It would be too much to describe the smell and the idea behind this fragrance – and something more special: i got a limited art collection piece with a nice package design. DOL GIN is a direct hit for my gin collection. Great taste, not to fruity but so smooth. It is made in South Tirol, Italy. This is what the distiller says about his gin: “Florian Rabanser, the master distiller at Plunhof, is not only a perfectionist when it comes to the distillation of classic brandies and grappas, but he is also overflowing with creativity and impetus when it comes to the implementation of new ideas. Two years of developmental work have brought us the first gin distilled in the region, the first distilled only from herbs and ingredients grown here in the Dolomites. Together with the village apothecary, we have meticulously analyzed which herbs typically used in the production of gin grow here in the Dolomites, and which can be reasonably substituted with other local herbs. The high quality outcome is a real insiders’ tip and contains numerous plants and herbs, which grow wildly here in the area of Mount Sciliar. Only the indispensable lemon zest is brought in from Lake Garda. We must wait another 20 years until we can grow our own lemons here in Siusi allo Sciliar.” Interested? Yes. Have a nice weekend SoulSisters and SoulBrothers – enjoy! pics | Bois 1920 & Dol Gin LTG || picsstore | Soul Objects