Our very own ambitions Scotsman down south! Andy works in our Covent Garden shop and makes sure we stay true to our Scottish roots. With a flair for creativity and a background working in art and textiles, it’s no wonder he’s next in our Meet the Ruffians series!
How long have you worked for Ruffians?
I’ve been here for about 8 months now
What’s the best thing about being a Ruffians barber?
Working for a brand that understands that every client is unique. We’re not your average shop – we can tailor to that uniqueness and make sure we give you the best possible haircut.
Describe Ruffians in three words
Unique, professional & creative
When did you decide you wanted to cut men’s hair?
I decided to start cutting gents hair 6 years ago after quite a career change. Since then, I’ve worked with many respected companies and salons before starting with Ruffians.
What’s the best thing about being a barber?
Being able to interact with different people all day, getting to know what their needs are and making them feel more confident in themselves!
If you could cut any celebrity’s hair, who would it be?
Harry Styles – those locks are just so luscious
Describe your personal style
What’s the last song you played on Spotify/ iTunes
Curtis Mayfield – Pusherman – give it a listen!
How do you stay inspired to be the best barber you can be?
I work on my own personal goals and try and push my skill set, consistently looking at the other artists within the industry to be inspired and seeing how I can make myself better. I love to be creative, so staying in touch with artistic and contemporary projects help my mind to keep ticking.
To book in with Andy and the team in Covent Garden, click here