Channel your late grandpa every time you engage in the manliest of morning rituals with the Jack Black x Muhle Safety Razor & Shave Brush ($200). This combination safety razor and shave brush takes shaving back to the old days, before razors had multiple blades, vibrating heads, moisturizing strips — and whatever other crap the big shaving companies cram onto a razor to try and make a buck. This classic shaving method helps prevent razor burn and bumps, will giving you a closer shave with less irritation. They feature tastefully-designed long blue handles, replaceable blades, and bristles made from Silvertip Fibre, so you don't have to feel bad about badgers losing their coats to give you that perfect coating of shaving cream.
There's probably no better time than early fall to commit to growing that carefully cultivated stubble of yours into a full-on beard. By the time winter comes around, you won't even need a scarf to keep your face warm. And with Beard Buddy Beard Wash ($14-$24), you can keep it looking clean and nice — no need to worry about your glorious facial hair repelling that special someone. This beard wash is made entirely from vegan, organic ingredients and essential oils that cleanse your whiskers while ensuring a moisturized and healthy face underneath. Each small batch is hand crafted in their shop in California, and comes in either a four-ounce size or a convenient two-ounce travel size (so your beard can even look great on the road).
Take your personal grooming routine back to basics with the Baxter Safety Razor Set ($250). This shaving set includes a double-edged safety razor, a genuine badger-hair shave brush, and a stand to hold both. The razor and the shave brush both have brass, nickel-plated handles, polished to a shiny finish, and featuring a pattern inspired by a vintage barbershop pole. The badger-hair brush perfectly distributes your shave cream across your face, lifting your facial hair, and letting you get a great shave every time.
Take care of all your shaving needs for the next month, season, or year in one purchase with Harry's Fall/Winter Truman Set ($20). This limited edition set includes a Truman handle, in your choice of seasonally-appropriate color schemes: ash fox, headily grange, nautilus captain, or woodsman. It also comes with three blades and shave cream — everything you'd need to avoid stubble for a month. Or, opt for a shaving plan and have blades shipped to your door every month, making picking up shaving supplies one less thing you ever have to worry about.