Our Story

Our Story

Founded in 1993 at the epicenter of Seattle’s
cultural explosion. Rudy's was the right idea at the right time.

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Born Out of the PNW
1993: Jurassic Park hits the big screen, In Utero is topping the charts, and Rudy’s Barbershop opens its first location in Seattle’s Capitol Hill setting in motion the modern barbershop movement.
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A Different Approach

A Different Approach

Founded by 3 friends, Alex Calderwood, Wade Weigel, and David Petersen, who recognized that changing times asked for a new approach on a traditional service.
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Good People. Good Vibes.

Good People. Good Vibes.

Rudy’s is about the shared experiences of people and place. Our shops reflect our dedication to this.
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Alex Calderwood, Co-Founder  

Alex Calderwood, Co-Founder  

“At the core of everything that we do, it starts and ends with the community.”
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Constantly Evolving

Constantly Evolving

Along with an amazing barbershop experience, Rudy's now offers an award-winning line of unisex beauty and grooming essentials.
A Community You Can Count On

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