Curated, No-Hassle Custom Shirts from ShirtCycle

Curated, No-Hassle Custom Shirts from ShirtCycle

ShirtCycle-homepageNew York entrepreneurs Gage Mersereau and Matt Harpalani set out to create an online experience that removed the biggest hassles that inhibited guys from buying custom shirts online.  Meet ShirtCycle, which delivers a package of three curated custom shirts monthly along with an innovative and mostly painless onboarding process for new customers.

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Review: The Knot Standard Custom Suit Experience in Washington, DC

Review: The Knot Standard Custom Suit Experience in Washington, DC

Knot-Standard-showroom-Washington-DCWhile Knot Standard has already earned a solid reputation as an online custom tailor, the company is building out a network of premium in-person showrooms around the United States. These showrooms, including one in the U Street corridor in Washington, DC, offer an expanded range of men’s suiting options, where staff excel at making you feel comfortable while still helping you branch out. Read on to find out why we think their showrooms provide the quintessential tailoring experience for the digital age.

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Meet Unsimply Stitched and their New Spring Socks

Meet Unsimply Stitched and their New Spring Socks

Unsimply-Stitched-blue-red-dotsLos Angeles-based Unsimply Stitched recently released a new, colorful spring line of socks. Modern Fellows caught up with President Alex Hendeles to discuss their global journey, trade shows and expansion into boxer trunks while testing out their new spring line.

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Behind the Scenes at Trunk Club in DC

Behind the Scenes at Trunk Club in DC

Trunk-Club-dressing-areaMenswear styling service Trunk Club has been quietly building out a physical presence across the United States to complement its online subscription offering. Their expansion includes a clubhouse in Washington, DC, where Modern Fellows recently caught up with their team.

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Trading Snow Boots and Parkas for Oxfords and Unlined Blazers

Trading Snow Boots and Parkas for Oxfords and Unlined Blazers

Knot-standard-unlined-blazer-modern-fellowsThe calendar says spring and it is finally starting to feel like it. Time to trade heavy winter jackets and functional snow boots for new shoes and clothes. Here is what Modern Fellows is looking forward to as the weather brightens.

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Getting to Know the New Knot Standard

Getting to Know the New Knot Standard

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Knot Standard feels like a classic tailor updated for the digital age. After evolving several times since it began five years ago, founders John Ballay and Matt Mueller seem to have found their groove, offering a seamless experience and quality product online and across an expanding series of showrooms scattered throughout the United States and Dubai.

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10 Must-See Style Forums at SXSW 2015

10 Must-See Style Forums at SXSW 2015

sxsw_interactive_logoFashion plays a key role in the conversations that take place as part of the annual South-by-Southwest (SXSW) Interactive festival gearing up in Austin, Texas March 13-17. Here are 10 discussions from the official SXSW Interactive 2015 schedule that Modern Fellows is looking forward to, in chronological order.

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Review: The $59 White Custom Dress Shirt from Tailor4Less

Review: The $59 White Custom Dress Shirt from Tailor4Less

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Custom shirting outposts are everywhere these days, but European-headquartered Tailor4Less has been around since 2008. And while many focus on high-end fabrics and finishes with prices to match, Tailor4Less targets the basics at an affordable price point. How does their basic sub-$60 dress shirt stack up?

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Happy New Year from Modern Fellows

Happy New Year from Modern Fellows

Happy-New-Year-2015It’s been an exciting 2014 for menswear and for Modern Fellows.  Thank you to all of the entrepreneurs, writers and friends who made it possible for Modern Fellows to share the stories behind the innovators who are helping men dress sharp in the digital age.  I’m thankful for the opportunity to write and to get to know so many kind and passionate people, and look forward to a great 2015.

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Not Just Another Tie: 6 Stylish Christmas Gift Ideas for Men

Not Just Another Tie: 6 Stylish Christmas Gift Ideas for Men

2014-guideFor a unique, thoughtful present, reach beyond the mall. Modern Fellows offers its 2014 menswear gift guide.

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The 2014 Edit: The Best Black Friday Sales, Coupons and Discounts on Menswear

The 2014 Edit: The Best Black Friday Sales, Coupons and Discounts on Menswear

Business man with the text Happy Black Friday in a concept imageBeyond Best Buy and Walmart lies a series of deals for the dapper gent.  To follow is an edited list of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday sales for 2014, featuring discounts and deals from friends and favorite brands.

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From Fine Young Gentleman to Jay Butler Menswear: An Interview with Justin Jeffers

From Fine Young Gentleman to Jay Butler Menswear: An Interview with Justin Jeffers

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Meet Jay Butler.  Founded by Justin Jeffers, a longtime menswear blogger, the new venture launched this fall with a focus on unique small leather goods — everything from a crocodile money clip to an ostrich billfold.

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Review: Black Lapel’s 2014 Fall Custom Suiting Collection

Review: Black Lapel’s 2014 Fall Custom Suiting Collection

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New York-based suit startup Black Lapel recently unveiled their Fall 2014 suiting fabrics and invited Modern Fellows to take a look.

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Can an App Be Your Tailor? Reviewing MTailor Custom Dress Shirts

Can an App Be Your Tailor? Reviewing MTailor Custom Dress Shirts

tailor-tape-1Can an app take measurements as accurately as a tailor? New online startup MTailor delivers precision measurements via your iPhone.

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A Review of the PROPERSUIT Made-to-Measure Suit

A Review of the PROPERSUIT Made-to-Measure Suit

Proper-suit-shoulderThe entrepreneurs behind Chicago-based PROPERSUIT put a premium on customer service, having evolved their business model from online made-to-measure to an in-person only approach that aims to guarantee a perfect fit and inviting experience.

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