The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

The Good Time for a little chat about what’s going down at the shop. Good news first, let’s give a Texas-sized welcome to our newest Bouldin barber, Robin! Most recently, from Virginia, Robin has been a great addition to the family. You know we don’t just let anyone in here, so don’t be afraid to […]

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A Cause Without A Rebel

A Cause Without A Rebel 2024. Another super fun (and not at all polarizing) Presidential election year. Over the last few decades, American culture has shifted away from a community-focused society towards a more individualistic way of life. Most of us claim we now get our information on civics and politics from the news, books […]

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3 Simple Tips for a Stress-Free Wedding Season

Wedding Season Who doesn’t love a good party? We sure do. But between all the planning and prep, there’s one thing you shouldn’t skip: looking your absolute best on the big day. After all, those wedding photos are forever, and trust us, you don’t want to be cringing years down the line. SXSW was just […]

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Finding the Silver Lining in SXSW

SXSW Ah, SXSW – the annual event that brings a tons of energy, entertainment and it’s fair share of headaches to our beloved city. As “locals”, we’re no strangers to the influx of tourists and traffic that SXSW and ACL brings each year. Sure, navigating downtown can feel like an Olympic sport, but let’s take […]

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New Barbers, New Services, New Hours

The Gist Hey, fam! We’ve got some exciting news to share. There are big things happening around our shops, and we can’t wait for you to be a part of it. As we dive into 2024, we’re thrilled to introduce some new services, welcome talented barbers to our team, and unveil some fresh merch. New […]

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Hustle Culture is Dead

The Grind Worn-out faces staring blankly at screens, their energy drained and their spirits crushed. Sound familiar? Yea, that’s burnout, brother. Bummer. It’s the all-too-common scene in offices across Austin and beyond. “Hustle culture” has run rampant, leaving a trail of burned-out workers in its wake. But in reality, burnout can develop from a combination […]

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Service Industry Discount

🌟 Calling all Service Industry Homies! 🌟 At SHED, we know that life in the service industry can be long shifts, late nights, and non-stop hustle. That’s why we’re looking out for the crew that keep’s Austin alive. Our Industry Discount is exclusively available at our South 1st Street location in Bouldin. Swing by on […]

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City Whispers: Sobriety, The Border…And Wrestling?

Understanding the Numbers: Substance Abuse in Austin In the midst of the vibrant culture and energy that defines Austin, there’s a quiet struggle that many face – substance abuse. It’s a challenge that transcends demographics and affects individuals, families, and friends. According to the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, nearly 14% of American […]

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Our Condolences, To The Trends That Died in 2023

Welcome To The Future Skinny jeans are dead. *Millennial panic ensues* We know, we know. While denial is one of the 5 stages of grief – someone still had to say it. It’s best you hear it from us. Now, let’s really rip this band aid off. Chelsea boots…in 2024? If this is you, go […]

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The Science Behind Goal Setting and Mental Health

Was It A Good Year? In 2023, we started the year off by making big changes so we could grow and hit our goals. In February, we said goodbye to our iconic Holly location. For the first time ever, our Bouldin and Hyde Park locations are open 7 days a week and thriving. We welcomed […]

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