Meet Abo Tawila: Beirut’s stylish barber on a bike!

Abo Tawila is not your typical barber. The young and dapper Mohammad Khalid Jahjah, who is always seen in vintage outfits, is a barber on a bike who works in Bourj El Barajneh, a buzzing region in the southern suburbs of Beirut. Abo Tawila is going viral on social media because mobile barbers are rarely seen anymore, at least in Lebanon. Every day, after finishing his shift at a local barbershop, the 18-year-old barber looks for customers on the streets. Everything he needs is in a trunk that is attached to his bike. His tools and supplies are vintage as well! He hopes to open a vintage barbershop. Abo Tawila dreamed about becoming a barber ever since he was a kid. One day, he dropped out of school and started learning the trade. People love him since he reminds them of the old days. Plus, busy shop owners do not have to leave their stores to get a haircut or get their beards trimmed. All they have to do is call Abo Tawila. Watch the video!

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