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Men’s Wearhouse Said to Weigh Bid for Allen Edmonds

October 23, 2013

Men’s Wearhouse Said To Weigh Bid For Allen Edmonds

Men’s Wearhouse Said to Weigh Bid for Allen Edmonds In a strange bit of news, Men’s Wearhouse is apparently putting…

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The Problem with Labeling

September 5, 2013

The Problem With Labeling

Pete posted a great excerpt yesterday from a recent New Yorker article about the relevancy of country-of-origin labels in the…

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Men (British men, anyway) are spending more on shoes than women

August 19, 2013

Men (British Men, Anyway) Are Spending More On Shoes Than Women

Industry analysts were shocked by recent market research reports that show that men (British men, anyway) are spending more on…

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New York Times piece on Spivack’s exhibit

August 14, 2013

New York Times Piece On Spivack’s Exhibit

It’s probably BS that Hemingway’s shortest story was the six-word “For sale: baby shoes, never worn,” but nevertheless the clothes…

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Anthony Weiner gets 2 legs up on NYC mayoral competitors with bright trousers

July 1, 2013

Anthony Weiner Gets 2 Legs Up On NYC Mayoral Competitors With Bright Trousers

New York Daily News: Anthony Weiner gets 2 legs up on NYC mayoral competitors with bright trousers “Is it a…

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Ivy Style at the F.I.T. Museum

October 25, 2012

Ivy Style At The F.I.T. Museum

I’m headed out of New York this morning, having taped a few episodes of Judge John Hodgman, enjoyed a San…

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Andy Sullivan from Reuters called yesterday

August 28, 2012

Andy Sullivan From Reuters Called Yesterday

Andy Sullivan from Reuters called yesterday, wondering what I thought of Paul Ryan’s style choices. The answer is that I…

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Yellow Baggers

July 16, 2012

Yellow Baggers

One of my favorite hyper-specific blogs, Yellow Baggers, covers only the East Coast clothing discount chain Daffy’s. Or did… because…

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NYT: Amazon Plans Its Next Conquest: Your Closet

May 7, 2012

NYT: Amazon Plans Its Next Conquest: Your Closet

NYT: Amazon Plans Its Next Conquest: Your Closet Amazon’s getting serious about apparel, but it means stepping into a particularly…

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How clothes affect the way we think

April 3, 2012

How Clothes Affect The Way We Think

The New York Times has a great article about how clothes not only affect the way people perceive us and…

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A real thing: New York Times trend piece on an increase of chicken pot pies at fashion events.

March 17, 2011

A Real Thing: New York Times Trend Piece On An Increase Of Chicken Pot Pies At Fashion Events.

A real thing: New York Times trend piece on an increase of chicken pot pies at fashion events.

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Yellow Baggers

March 16, 2011

Yellow Baggers

If you’re in the New York area, the blog Yellow Baggers offers regular reports on what’s for sale at local…

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NYT: New York Cabdrivers’ Dress Code Gets an Update

November 26, 2010

NYT: New York Cabdrivers’ Dress Code Gets An Update

NYT: New York Cabdrivers’ Dress Code Gets an Update

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Michael Bloomberg has only two pairs of work shoes

September 22, 2010

Michael Bloomberg Has Only Two Pairs Of Work Shoes

Lots of folks have been emailing me about this New York Post story which reports that New York mayor Michael…

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The Norweigan curling team thought these pants were neat

February 17, 2010

The Norweigan Curling Team Thought These Pants Were Neat

Apparently a guy on the Norweigan curling team thought these pants were neat, and got the other guys on the…

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