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...

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

Nestled 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...

Ledbury Opens New Retail Shop in Georgetown

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...

Meet Unsimply Stitched and their New Spring Socks

Los 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....

Behind the Scenes at Trunk Club in DC

Menswear 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...

Getting to Know the New Knot Standard

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...

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