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A short stroll: The Quaint Barber Shop

By on April 13, 2010 in Malaysia with No Comments

The sharp, steel barber sheers lay unattended on the tabletop. Bottles of hair cream arranged neatly besides it. Several plastic combs bunched loosely in a container.

On the walls, medium sized- posters of men sporting short hair cuts were pasted symmetrically, decorating the barber shop. There were even new ones of famous Bollywood heartthrobs.

The red, stainless steel Takara barber chairs were first purchased in 1966. Purchased by its founder, the late P.A. Thangayah a highly respected figure and ex-chairman of the Indian Barber Association, the chairs are still in good condition and in use today.

Situated along busy Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock (previously known as Foch Avenue) in Kuala Lumpur, is a quaint barber shop that you will have to drop by. With its bright red signage, the Stylo Hair Dressing Saloon, was first established in 1940.

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