Local upscale barbershop creating coversation with every haircut

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. - This season, the conversation about the Chiefs has changed dramatically when you look at where they were this time last year.

Being a great stylist is more than just about the cut at the Sole Patch Barbershop in Prairie Village.

For owner Ron Mayer, work ethic is number one, but the next most important skill is not the cut but the conversation.

"I found that one of the main complaints of guys was that their stylist went on and on about their weekend, about what was happening to them and while doing that they tended not to get the cut right because they were so focused on their own story," Mayer said.

It helps the conversation when the guy sitting in the chair next to you is a Chiefs Player. Anthony Fasano is a regular.

"I have to feel in good hands if some Kansas City stars are coming in here to get their hair done," customer Will Becker said.

Another regular is local radio personality Zeke Montana, who can't help but talk about the team when he's in the chair.

"They're fun to watch. The last few games you make a point to make sure you're not doing anything when the Chiefs are playing," Montana said.

"For the guys that follow it, for the girls who follow it, it's an exciting conversation that they have," Mayer said.

It's a conversation in the chair that now won't end until at least the playoffs.

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