About

Welcome to CIVIL Grooming!

My name is Matt Southerland, I'm a master barber and men's stylist with 23 years of men's grooming industry experience.

I specialize in traditional barbering, precision scissor and razor cutting. 
My barber training and career started in VA in 1998, continuing my education at the Aveda Institute in Washington, D.C. , graduating in 2009. 

I moved back to my birthplace, NYC in 2009 and gained a great deal of experience working in some of the trendiest and high end barbershops in Manhattan and Brooklyn. 

When I'm not behind the chair, I enjoy spending quality time with my wife and dog, eating delicious food, traveling around the world and enjoying music. 

connecting with my clients is what I love best about being a barber, I meet so many great personalities and love having a great conversation! 

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Wow. Good heart. great soul, and mad skills. I am lucky to have stumbled on to Matt by chance. But after the first cut, he became "my guy." He makes this middle aged guy look good (or so the wife says)! Book ahead gentlemen. Those that know him, know his time is as valuable as ours and slots will become rare. Those that don't know him (yet) and always like to book last minute will soon find themselves feeling like a standby passenger at the airport.
Jon J.