Barbers of the Month: Sven Blood Barbershop

Sven Blood Barber Shop

Location: Kaufbeuren, Germany

Instagram handle: @sven.blood.barbershop

How would you describe your shop’s vibe?
SBBS is a classic barbershop where anybody is always welcome even if it’s just for a good talk or some cold beer

What’s your most popular cut at the moment?
The classic side part & skin fades

Who is your favourite artist to spin in the shop?
Anything from Pokey LaFarge to Rancid

What’s your favourite style to cut?
Right now it’s tapered long trims

What’s the best tip for someone visiting your area?
Kaufbeuren or as we say Kaufbrooklyn has lovely small shops to visit at day time and a cool subculture to hang around in garages, drink some cold beers and talk about cars and bikes all night.

What the best advice for your client before walking in?
At these times it is: grab your mask and disinfect your hands, f*ck COVID-19

Who is your biggest barbering influence?
Shane Nesbitt, Mike Conti & Bertus from Schorem

What is your favourite shop (other than your own)?
Good old soul (Austria) & Sweeney Todd’s Barbershop (Los Angeles) both have beautiful shops

Why did you get into Barbering?
I have always been in to cutting hair. Back in the days as a young punk rocker I already gave all my friends Mohawks and undercuts on demand but didn’t know it would be my life passion until I saw a documentary about Schorem. Thats where the journey began.