Look Inside Frank and Oak Menswear Showroom in Washington DC’s Shaw

Look Inside Frank and Oak Menswear Showroom in Washington DC’s Shaw

Take a look inside online retailer Frank and Oak’s showrooom in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC.  Located in the Shay, a gleaming, recently-build mixed-use tower at 1924 8th Street NW, the showroom continues the Canadian menswear e-commerce’s foray into brick-and-mortar retail.

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The Ultimate Directory for Buying Affordable Eyeglasses Online

The Ultimate Directory for Buying Affordable Eyeglasses Online

Bypass expensive, traditional eyeglass retailers with this ultimate guide that reviews 10 options for buying affordable prescription eyeglasses online. From Brooklyn-based Classic Specs to Japan’s industry leader JINS to six dollar frames from Zenni Optical, compare startups and small businesses that make it easy for men and women to look sharp for less.

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This is a Badass Custom Suit from Black Lapel (and an Opportunity to Announce that Modern Fellows is On Pinterest)

This is a Badass Custom Suit from Black Lapel (and an Opportunity to Announce that Modern Fellows is On Pinterest)

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Modern Fellows loves this suit from online custom menswear retailer Black Lapel. It’s also a good opportunity to announce that Modern Fellows is now on Pinterest, and looks forward to developing its presence on one of the hottest social media sites around. 

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In Shaw DC, American-made Menswear Retailer Read Wall Establishes Politician-Friendly Outpost

In Shaw DC, American-made Menswear Retailer Read Wall Establishes Politician-Friendly Outpost

Read Wall has cooked up an amazing showroom in Washington, DC’s bustling Shaw district to show off his Made-in-America line of custom and off-the-rack menswear suits, shirts and accessories.  

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Get a $25 Discount Coupon Code for Black Lapel Custom Mens Suits

Get a $25 Discount Coupon Code for Black Lapel Custom Mens Suits

The only thing better than Black Lapel custom suiting is getting a 25 dollar discount coupon.  

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Amazon custom menswear? Retailer reportedly developing custom clothing technology, considered buying Indochino

Amazon custom menswear? Retailer reportedly developing custom clothing technology, considered buying Indochino

Is Amazon entering the custom clothing business? The New York Times reports that the Seattle-based mega-retailer is looking to expand its share of apparel sales, including by exploring offering custom-fit clothing for customers. 

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Compare Black Lapel Custom Suit Reviews, Updated for 2017

Compare Black Lapel Custom Suit Reviews, Updated for 2017

Looking for trusted reviews of Black Lapel’s online custom suiting? Modern Fellows has compiled Black Lapel suit reviews from across the Internet alongside some thoughts from our long history with the innovative online menswear tailor, updated for 2017.

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The Best Menswear Bloggers

The Best Menswear Bloggers

We are living in a golden age of men’s fashion, driven by the internet’s democratization of access to affordable and stylish tailored and casual menswear. Bloggers are increasingly important in helping to guide men through an onslaught of e-commerce and high-street options and in shaping approaches to personal style.  Here are Modern Fellows’ picks for the best menswear bloggers for 2017.

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DC’s Avenue Jack to Close

DC’s Avenue Jack to Close

Sad news to report in the DMV. Avenue Jack, which Modern Fellows profiled in October, announced it will close following selling off their inventory in January.  The DC menswear shop opened in April 2015 and cultivated a loyal following, including a lucrative visit from actor Kevin Spacey, but none of it was enough to save the store.

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On Kickstarter Now: Vessel Wallets

On Kickstarter Now: Vessel Wallets

Ari Horowitz, CEO of Sleek Life Design, is off to a good start on Kickstarter. His new sleek, metallic Vessel wallet has raised more than $10,000 — over half of its funding goal — already and prospects look bright.

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The Unsolicited Endorsement: Hotels.com Rewards Program

The Unsolicited Endorsement: Hotels.com Rewards Program

See why Modern Fellows endorses Hotels.com and its Rewards program — and score a discount of $50 off your next Hotels.com booking for 2017.

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The Best Places to Buy Mens Socks Online

The Best Places to Buy Mens Socks Online

One of the least expensive ways to upgrade a man’s wardrobe is to buy new socks. Men’s socks are relatively inexpensive and one of the few outlets for a man to add color, express some personality and be a little wild.  To follow is a guide for where to buy colorful and unique men’s socks online from an amazing crop of menswear entrepreneurs and e-commerce pioneers, updated for 2017.

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How this major brand’s SEO strategy is sabotaging its influencer outreach

How this major brand’s SEO strategy is sabotaging its influencer outreach

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A caution for other entrepreneurs about how one brand’s SEO strategy can undermine a more important outreach strategy. 

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7 Amazing Menswear Shops to Find a Unique Christmas Gift in 2016

7 Amazing Menswear Shops to Find a Unique Christmas Gift in 2016

2016-Unique-shops-for-menMen deserve better than a generic department store gift. Here are 5 amazing direct-to-consumer menswear brands who offer a wide variety of unique gifts for the holidays:

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16 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals and Coupons from Menswear Entrepreneurs

16 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals and Coupons from Menswear Entrepreneurs

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Here’s a quick roundup of 2016 Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales and discount codes and coupons from some of our favorite innovative menswear brands who are helping men dress sharp in the digital age:

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