Our journey began many years ago in Nottinghamshire, England were a young and eager Polish immigrant barber named Michal started to make men feel good about themselves one haircut at a time. Michal is the inspiration for the brand. A patriarch whose story carries from Poland to England, and then on to Canada where he opened his first barbershop and continued his chosen trade of expertly catering to the details of upscale men’s grooming and styling.
While Michal is the inspiration, his grandson Max is the face of the brand. Max is a thoroughly modern man, steeped in the sartorial wisdom handed down to him, yet drawn by both to traditional values and contemporary style.
We pull from their contrasting outlook which gives us our signature vision to craft extraordinary products.
Michal & Max is an official partner of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). For every bottle sold, we donate a portion of the proceeds to help raise awareness about mental health. Together with NAMI, we help fight stigma, provide support, educate the public, and advocate for policies that help individuals and families affected by mental illness. NAMI represents people Depression, Schizophrenia, ADHD, Anxiety disorders, Bipolar, Eating Disorders, and more. One in 5 U.S. adults experiences or knows someone with mental illness. So truly this is an important cause that affects us all.