In his new role at Men’s Wearhouse, Joseph Abboud combines retail, sourcing and design.
When it comes to tailored clothing, Men’s Wearhouse’s veteran clothing buyer Jim Zimmer is the rock star.
Men’s Wearhouse EVP/GMM Scott Norris steps up to the plate.
Elise Diamantini catches up with Harry Thompson, president of young men’s brand Wearfirst: “Retailers jumped on color, and while it’s doing okay, only 5 to 10 percent of it is selling. Most retailers bought around 30 percent.”
Harry Sheff: Twin brothers Danny and Kenny King have launched a neckwear business inspired by a Minneapolis news anchor’s famous tie knot.
Steven Alan opened his first home store in Manhattan today.
Elise Diamantini interviewed designer John Varvatos while he was in Milan gearing up for his fall 2013 runway show.
Elise Diamantini: Aedan MacDonald was at a crossroads in his life when he decided to open Foundry LA, a men’s and women’s clothing store.
Harry Sheff talks to Badowers about tailored clothing, Barbour jackets and how a comment about “ironic shoes” fueled some profanity-laced T-shirts and belt buckles.
Elise Diamantini: Ben Walker, a new outerwear brand created by Ben Olia and James Benton, is beautifully designed with details like asymmetrical zips, pops of neon and waxed cotton fabrics.
Elise Diamantini: NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal is back in the Reebok family.
2012 was a big year for The Tie Bar: the online men’s accessories retailer doubled sales, hired 28 new people and launched a collaboration with actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
Brooklyn native Vincent Lai was between industrial design jobs when some sample bags he made as an experiment took off.
Taiwanese-born Gilbert Chen cut his teeth at a number of big-name businesses after graduating from Parsons before launching his own line two years ago.
Neckwear designer David Hart staged his first fashion week show with a full collection of tailored clothing, dress shirts and knitwear.
Breaking the rules: New contemporary stores redefine the men’s specialty business — part one of ten. Mohawk General Store, Silver Lake, Calif. By Elise Diamantini
Jake Bronstein raised nearly $300,000 on Kickstarter for Flint & Tinder, his premium underwear venture—10 times his goal.
“There’s something about a guy in a nice suit,” says Lauren Giambalvo, founder and designer of Jack Henry New York. Her suiting collection has expanded to tees and sweats with leather and sweaters to follow.
Ontario Armstrong and Clifton Wilson, former Nordstrom sales associates and both finalists in Esquire‘s “Best Dressed Real Men in America“ contest, started their accessories company three years ago.
Brandon Svarc created Naked & Famous out of his frustration with the celebrity-endorsed premium denim market.