When somebody asks us about shaving brushes, it's hard not to be impressed Kent. Founded in 1777 by William Kent, they measure the age of their company's age in British monarchs. What other company points out that they were founded in the reign of King George III?
The answer's easy - a company that has an unbroken record of Royal Warrants for nine reigns.
Their main factory is located in Hertfordshire, and in a world of mass-produced goods, handmade brushes are a rare slice of elegance from a simpler time.