Woolrich to Close American Plant by Year's End

November 2, 2018

Woolrich To Close American Plant By Year’s End

The lights on American manufacturing have been dimming for decades. With the cost of rent and labor going up, and…

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Can Ralph Lauren Bring Back Prep?

October 31, 2018

Can Ralph Lauren Bring Back Prep?

Eighty years ago, it was possible for a man to buy the right wardrobe and be assured that he’d remain…

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Articles of Interest, the Smartest Podcast on Fashion

October 24, 2018

Articles Of Interest, The Smartest Podcast On Fashion

The bread-and-butter of any online fashion media nowadays is talking about how to dress for the office, the weekend, and…

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The Paradox of Bigger Wardrobes

October 1, 2018

The Paradox Of Bigger Wardrobes

In his introduction to “The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less,” UC Berkeley professor Barry Schwartz recalls going to…

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The NYT on Italy's Invisible Labor Class

September 20, 2018

The NYT On Italy’s Invisible Labor Class

Ten years ago, you could ooh and ahh the internet with photos of bespoke clothes made with handsewn topstitches. Those are…

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Your Synthetic Clothes Are Hurting the Environment

September 19, 2018

Your Synthetic Clothes Are Hurting The Environment

Vox posted a great story today on how synthetic fibers in our clothing are winding up in the ocean. All…

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US Trade Wars Hit Menswear

September 17, 2018

US Trade Wars Hit Menswear

The US has been engaged in some bitter trade wars, but up until recently, the men’s clothing industry has mostly…

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We Regret to Inform You That the New J. Crew is Perfectly Fine

September 10, 2018

We Regret To Inform You That The New J. Crew Is Perfectly Fine

There’s been a lot off buzz over the new J. Crew that’s set to debut this fall, which is now…

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