[PHOTOS] Malaysian Photographer Captures The Charm Of Old Barber Shops Around The World

So cantik!

Malaysian engineer-cum-photographer, Enig Hui, certainly has an eye for all things unique and beautiful

Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Driven by the nostalgic memories of going to barber shops with his dad in the past, Hui recently took photos of authentic vintage barber shops in countries like Myanmar and Korea and they look straight out of an old album!

Seoul, Korea.

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"I am particularly intrigued by the vintage barber shops which are rare in modern cities nowadays. It reminded me of my childhood days - going to the old school barber shops with my father in a small town in Borneo."

Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Hui even got haircuts from some of the barbers during his travels!

Kashgar, China.

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"Once, I was taking a photo of a vintage barber shop in Kashgar, China. The Uyghur barber was extremely friendly, playing the traditional instruments for us and eventually I got my first virgin haircut in Kashgar!" 

Kashgar, China.

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Hui getting a haircut from Osman, a barber in Avanos, Turkey.

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Barber Osman with a customer.

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Hui's photos evoke a sense of old-world charm as traditional barber shops are slowly becoming a thing of the past

Taipei, Taiwan.

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Taipei, Taiwan.

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Cappadocia, Turkey.

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Cappadocia, Turkey.

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Porto, Portugal.

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This barber shop in Tokyo looks more like a dessert cafe!

Tokyo, Japan.

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Old-fashioned barber shops in Kuala Lumpur, Sabah, and Penang that will certainly bring back memories for many

Tuaran, Sabah.

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Tuaran, Sabah.

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Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

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Penang, Malaysia.

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Penang, Malaysia.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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With trendy hipster barber shops gaining popularity now, Hui hopes that the authentic experience of going to the vintage ones can be preserved for the younger generation

Yangon, Myanmar.

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Yangon, Myanmar.

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Lhasa, Tibet.

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Lhasa, Tibet.

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Seria, Brunei.

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Check out Hui's Instagram's accounts - mytravelmatez and enighui - to see more of his work. 

Thanks for sharing this beautiful collection with us, Hui! :)

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