An Open Letter to Boden: Your SEO strategy is sabotaging your influencer outreach

An Open Letter to Boden: Your SEO strategy is sabotaging your influencer outreach

1-seo-word-cloud

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

Read More

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:

Read More

16 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals and Coupons from Menswear Entrepreneurs (and counting)

16 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals and Coupons from Menswear Entrepreneurs (and counting)

black-friday-graphic

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:

Read More

Compare Trusted Reviews of Proper Cloth Custom Dress Shirts

Compare Trusted Reviews of Proper Cloth Custom Dress Shirts

Proper-cloth-NY-showroomLooking for trusted reviews of Proper Cloth’s online custom dress shirts? Modern Fellows compares Proper Cloth reviews from across the Internet.

Read More

Shop these 5 Amazing Menswear Startups via Amazon.com

Shop these 5 Amazing Menswear Startups via Amazon.com

Daniel-wellington-watches-dapper-amazon

It is easy to think of Amazon.com as a glorified big box store, but you can find all sorts of unique gifts and staples there, including some fresh menswear articles from up-and-coming brands. Here’s a look at 5 essential pieces from menswear startups that you can nab quickly on Amazon

Read More

Get to Know Avenue Jack, an Easy-to-Miss DC Menswear Gem in Dupont Circle

Get to Know Avenue Jack, an Easy-to-Miss DC Menswear Gem in Dupont Circle

Avenue-Jack-overviewNestled between Luna Grill and one of four Starbucks in Dupont Circle in Washington DC, Avenue Jack can be easy to miss.  The new menswear outlet looks like it’s been in the neighborhood forever – the façade nearly blends into the Starbucks – though it only opened its doors in April 2015.

Read More

Lanieri Discount Coupon: 100 dollars off an Italian-made custom suit

Lanieri Discount Coupon: 100 dollars off an Italian-made custom suit

1-lanieri-2016-coupon-code

Online custom suit tailor Lanieri boasts an impressive Italian pedigree. The European menswear startup sources its fabrics from storied Italian wool mills such as Reda, Tallia di Delfino, Loro Piana and Vitale Barberis Canonico. 

Read More

10 of the Best Menswear Books (Updated for 2016)

10 of the Best Menswear Books (Updated for 2016)

photo-of-best-menswear-books

Menswear blogs are great, but sometimes it is nice to curl up with an actual, substantial, physical book to learn more about menswear philosophies and style trends.  To follow are 10 of our favorite books on mens’ fashion and style.

Read More

Look inside the new Black Lapel suit showroom with co-founder Derek Tian

Look inside the new Black Lapel suit showroom with co-founder Derek Tian

Black-Lapel-suit-showroom-NY

Black Lapel is fast becoming one of the deans of online custom suiting for men.  Modern Fellows caught up with co-founder Derek Tian in the company’s brand new showroom in New York recently to discuss Black Lapel’s new fall collection and upcoming plans.   

Read More

Away Travel Founder Steph Korey on Disrupting the Travel Industry and Why It Shouldn’t Cost A Thousand Bucks for a Plastic Box on Wheels

Away Travel Founder Steph Korey on Disrupting the Travel Industry and Why It Shouldn’t Cost A Thousand Bucks for a Plastic Box on Wheels

Away-Travel-Founders-Jen-Steph

Can the entrepreneurs behind New York-based startup Away transform the travel goods industry? They’re off to a good start with a first-class carry-on suitcase at a coach price.

Read More

Ledbury Opens New Retail Shop in Georgetown

Ledbury Opens New Retail Shop in Georgetown

3-2016-04-29 19.48.29

Richmond-based menswear brand Ledbury — a longtime favorite of Modern Fellows — has launched a permanent shop in Washington, DC along Cady’s Alley in Georgetown.  Ledbury made the decision after a series of pop-up shops in Georgetown over the past several holiday seasons.

Read More

In Praise of the Essential Gray Suit

In Praise of the Essential Gray Suit

Black-Lapel-Cool-Gray-Suit-custom-tailored

Writing a menswear blog encourages exploration of bold patterns and colors, but when I need to look my best for a big day, I turn to an essential staple — a sharp, cool gray suit. At least I did, until it ripped — badly — at a conference.  Thank goodness for online custom tailor Black Lapel.

Read More

Where to Buy Your Neckties Part 1: Twillory

Where to Buy Your Neckties Part 1: Twillory

Twillory-neckties-1

Yes, Twillory is a startup, though their founding dates back Germany circa 1892. More than a century later, a new generation is using technology to innovate and reach men in America and beyond.

Read More

Review: Luxury Made-in-Italy Suits from Menswear Startup Lanieri

Review: Luxury Made-in-Italy Suits from Menswear Startup Lanieri

Lanieri-Suit-Hanger

With Italian lineage and a partnership with a centuries-old fabric mill, online custom tailor Lanieri casts a unique shadow in the still-burgeoning field of made-to-measure suiting.  Modern Fellows reviewed the Lanieri.com suit experience after catching up with co-founder Riccardo Schiavotto to go behind the brand last year.

Read More

5 Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Guys

5 Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Guys

1-Christmas-2016What to give, what to get? Modern Fellows has some ideas.  From helping to brave the colder weather to providing a little escape from the everyday, here are five great gift options for guys.

Read More
Copyright 2011-2015 Modern Fellows | Privacy Policy | Disclosures