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Men’s barber in Sydney: Adilla does it right

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If there’s one thing Sydney has a lot of it’s beaches, cafes and barbers, but unlike the former two, finding a good barber can be a real challenge for men: that’s where Adilla comes in. Nestled down a quiet little laneway in Sydney’s Double Bay, it’s a hole-in-the-wall barber for blokes that is as practical as it is stylish. Think leather barber chairs, blonde wood finishings, mirrored walls to give the illusion of space and enough spots available to keep it feeling exclusive and you’re set. It caters to the Sydney dude who needs to keep on top of his grooming game, pumping out the regular offerings of back and sides, retexturing and complete overhauls; all with style. And because no one just cares about their hair anymore, Adilla’s also doing men’s facials and care to keep your face in-check, too. Think, traditional hot towel shaves, mini facials and the regular shampoo and condition sessions and you’ll walk in one guy; walk out another. For more of what Adilla offers and to make your own booking, check the Adilla website.

Sydney’s got a new Back Alley bar with a salon quality difference

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It’s one thing to open a new cocktail bar in Sydney, but it’s another to pair it with stylemasters from Christopher Hanna and turn it into a 65-seater salon and watering hole, right in the middle of town. The Christopher Hannah bar is an intimate space tucked away in Sydney’s Bridge Lane. The cocktail bar features both well-known houses and artisan producers, offering a place to sit and unwind with a classic-driven cocktail list, unexpected spirits and premium refreshments. Complete with espresso martinis on tap, the New York-inspired interior comes with moody lighting and grand finishes, offering up to 50 wines on the drinks list including boutique wines from Australia, France and America. A solid fine spirits list and humble focus on champagne with caviar and well thought-out share plates, they also offer a bottle service where you can purchase a bottle of their favourite poison and then keep it there until their next visit. So basically, drinking plus a blow-dry, haircut or beard trim is the new thing. And it’s good.    The heritage-listed building has been completely reimagined by award-winning interior designer, Melissa Collison, featuring brass, copper and natural stone, each area is completely unique. Check it out when you’re next in Sydney.