Barbershops are gas! to quote the buff teens and flush city boys who are arguably driving the market in mens grooming emporia. We’re hearing almost daily of new and exciting open-ups on the high street, and loving the boom. Latest talk is of Envy by Sheriff Mehmet (a top name in his field, state-registered and recently awarded Master Craftsman Diploma in mens hairdressing) which opens on Chandos Place, Covent Garden in January. In 2000, Sheriff opened his first barbershop, Envy Barbers in Chingford, encompassing the elements of the perfect barber as well as his reputation for being a master of the art of close shaving. Outside his salon and the exceptional education he offers, Sheriff is na prominent figure in the British Barbering Association and is deeply passionate about the education and quality of the growing number of barbers in the UK and indeed around the globe.