Elise Diamantini: Designer Richard Chai explores new territory through collaborations with Target, Penguin, Palladium and now Filson.
Harry Sheff: According to our 2012 survey of retailers, dress shirt business is strong, albeit inconsistent. Still, everyone seems to be planning the business up for fall.
Elise Diamantini: Liam, Sam and James Fayed of Bespoken grew up working in Turnbull & Asser’s stockroom, learning from their dad.
Harry Sheff: Brooklyn-based designer David Hart is expanding his growing tie business to cover other accessories.
Elise Diamantini: Ovadia & Sons, which Shimon and Ariel Ovadia launched in 2010, is classic tailored clothing, updated for today’s contemporary man.