We Created The Hype

The original urban-inspired barber capes and apparel


King Midas Empire was originated in 2014 in a NY barbershop. The life changing experience that barbering had on its' creator, Joseph "Jackpot" Vargas was the inspiration behind the brand. Dissatisfied with the lack of quality and poor design choices made by outsiders looking to cash in on the trending barber industry, he began to handcraft products that barbers and their clients can really appreciate. King Midas is now considered a barbering essential, worldwide. Known for its unique artistry, quality and authenticity. King Midas is not only an industry trend setter, it is also a voice for the barber community. King Midas providing a unique platform that provides exposure for all of its' supporters via social media.