thom. is an original, premium men’s salon & barbershop in downtown Vancouver that focuses on hair and grooming in a way that is currently untouched. By combining contemporary hairdressing techniques with classic barbering, we provide services that are both technical and aesthetically pleasing. We believe that it is important to give a thankful nod to heritage and tradition while adapting ideas in an innovative way that is constantly pushing for the future of the growing men’s hair industry. The name ‘thom.’ pays homage to its founder, Thom Robins and his vision to bring a salon experience to every man, cultivated by over a decade in men’s hair and grooming both at home and abroad for some of the world’s best men’s hairdressing and lifestyle brands. It is important for us to create a space that is inclusive and elevated, which we like to define as ‘Modern Masculinity’. This term makes up the core of our brand culture and is also apparent in our services, messaging, and space. At thom., we strive to go beyond hair by creating with a sense of community and forging lasting relationships with our guests..
Thom Robins - Creative Director
1h • A haircut with Thom Robins • Men only
(Available: Sunday to Thursday) Thom Robins is a double award nominated Men’s Hairstylist. He applies his unique style of men’s hairdressing, cultivated over the past decade working with premium hair care companies in London, Europe, New York, India and acting as International Hair Educator for Trueﬁtt & Hill. Thom has consulted for many brands including Ben Sherman, Channel 4, Jaguar, ESPN, Gucci, Lloyds Luxuries, Bloomberg TV, GQ, The Times, HBO, Radio 1, Aesop, & VW
Adam Petipas - Salon Partner & Senior Men's Stylist
1h • A haircut with Adam Petipas
(Available: Tuesday to Saturday) Adam is a second-generation men’s stylist having worked under his late father who was a barber in St. Johns. He prides himself on providing excellent customer service and lives by the mantra instilled by his father that you ‘need to pay the most respect to the people who put food on your table’. Over the last 5 years, Adams' dedication to his craft has seen him undertake advanced men’s hair courses with the likes of industry leaders such as Menspire, Glassbox, and Vidal Sassoon.
Janelle Pearce - Senior Men's Stylist
1h • A haircut with Janelle Pearce • Men only
(Available: Tuesday to Saturday) Janelle has been in the hair industry since 2003. As a graduate of the John Casablancas Axis Academy she quickly grew as an assistant with Toni & Guy, a world-renowned hair salon group and was dubbed Student of the Year at the 2005 Toni & Guy Photographic Awards, presented in Las Vegas before becoming a full-time stylist. Fast forward 5 years, Janelle enrolled in the old-school barber program at London School learning the fundamentals of barbering, along with the importance of precision while fading and shaving. Janelle has attended numerous classes throughout her career, most recently enrolling in the shaving and cutting course with the BBA (British Barbers Association) under their global brand ambassador, Gary Machin. With a strong background in hair styling and a complete understanding of barbering, along with a passion for ‘No bad vibes’, Janelle the perfect balance of barber/stylist.
Kenny Eng - Men's Stylist
1h • A haircut with Kenny Eng • Men only
(Available: Friday to Monday) Kenny’s journey began at Suki’s Academy in Vancouver where he gained a solid foundation in hairdressing largely modeled on the Vidal Sassoon method of cutting. Having completed his academy course at Sukis he quickly progressed his career through apprenticeship programs and further education before becoming a full-time hairstylist. Kenny discovered that he greatly enjoyed the practice of men’s hairdressing and decided to pursue it full time, expanding his knowledge with elements of traditional barbering techniques. He is passionate, meticulous and methodical in his work and considers face shape, bone structure, suitability and hair texture during all his consultations.
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Always excellent. So much panache!.
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