The Next Brooks Brothers Sale? Same Group That Bought Barneys Bidding for Brooks

August 13, 2020

The Next Brooks Brothers Sale? Same Group That Bought Barneys Bidding For Brooks

Brooks Brothers may have a future, but it’s likely not OCBDs and Aldens in every mall in America. The past…

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"I Can't Believe They're Going Out of Business," Says A Man Who Never Pays Full Price

July 8, 2020

“I Can’t Believe They’re Going Out Of Business,” Says A Man Who Never Pays Full Price

CHICAGO, IL — Following the news Wednesday morning that Brooks Brothers has filed for bankruptcy, Brian Frazier, 28, says he can’t…

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Gitman Bros. Latest to Close an American Factory

June 13, 2020

Gitman Bros. Latest To Close An American Factory

Ten years ago, men’s style was built on the idea that some brands will survive any economic downturn or political…

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Update on Brooks Brothers' Alden Shoes

September 30, 2019

Update On Brooks Brothers’ Alden Shoes

What a bummer. Earlier this year, we published a post about how Brooks Brothers is replacing their Alden-made shoes with…

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How to Get a Good White Dress Shirt

August 19, 2019

How To Get A Good White Dress Shirt

Joel writes to ask: I finally got around to buying a suit. I currently have two white dress shirts (a…

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Three Places to Get Discounted Aldens

August 9, 2019

Three Places To Get Discounted Aldens

There was a time when it was almost impossible to find Aldens on sale. In the past, if a store…

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It’s 2019 and You Still Need a Navy Blazer

July 29, 2019

It’s 2019 And You Still Need A Navy Blazer

Consider the neti pot. If you’ve never used one, a neti pot is a small ceramic pot, with a narrow…

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A Guide to Summer Shirts

June 5, 2019

A Guide To Summer Shirts

When it comes to dressing well for summer, the central problem is almost always the same: how do you look…

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Best of What's Around: What Clothing of Today Would We Miss?

May 23, 2019

Best Of What’s Around: What Clothing Of Today Would We Miss?

“Things were better then.” That’s the implicit caption on every archival photo of a menswear icon, traditional or otherwise, on…

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The End of Brooks Brothers' Alden-Made Shoes?

May 20, 2019

The End Of Brooks Brothers’ Alden-Made Shoes?

For decades, Brooks Brothers has been one of the best places to buy shoes, even for people who don’t care…

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Guide to Buying a Good Aran Sweater

January 8, 2018

Guide To Buying A Good Aran Sweater

In his book, The Aran Islands, John Millington Synge wrote about the set of three islands located off the west of…

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Shell Cordovan for Winter

December 27, 2017

Shell Cordovan For Winter

It’s been a while since menswear was obsessed with all things shell cordovan, but if you’re looking for a great…

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The Secret to Building a Tie Collection For Less Money

October 18, 2017

The Secret To Building A Tie Collection For Less Money

When you’re just starting to build a wardrobe, costs can be daunting. Well-tailored suits often run into the four-figures; good…

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Praise the Cord: A Guide to Wearing Corduroy

October 12, 2017

Praise The Cord: A Guide To Wearing Corduroy

  Corduroy may well be one of the best fabrics of our age, threatening to even surpass tweed. As each…

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