The founder’s story
Once upon a time, Ben Davis was a busy executive who looked at haircuts as an
annoyance, like errands or a traffic jam. From client meetings to family, there
were a hundred places Ben would rather be than sitting in a chair with a smock
around his neck. There had to be a better way. Out of Ben's frustration with the category, The Gents Place was
born. That was 2008. Ben believed that time is too precious to waste on a meaningless activity so he filled the
Gents experience with meaning. From the beginning, Ben would say they were not in the haircut business. They
were in the business of making men feel like confident, well-connected Gentlemen, ready to take on the world.
The world took notice and The Gents Place soon received accolades from Forbes, GQ, Men's Health and Esquire.
And so it began.