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.

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Shop these 5 Amazing Menswear Startups via Amazon.com

Shop these 5 Amazing Menswear Startups via Amazon.com

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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

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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.

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

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

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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. 

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10 of the Best Menswear Books (Updated for 2016)

10 of the Best Menswear Books (Updated for 2016)

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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.

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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

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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.   

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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

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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.

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Ledbury Opens New Retail Shop in Georgetown

Ledbury Opens New Retail Shop in Georgetown

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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.

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In Praise of the Essential Gray Suit

In Praise of the Essential Gray Suit

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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.

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Where to Buy Your Neckties Part 1: Twillory

Where to Buy Your Neckties Part 1: Twillory

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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Forget the gigantic TV deals: Shop these menswear startups on Black Friday

Forget the gigantic TV deals: Shop these menswear startups on Black Friday

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How important is that 55-inch television deal really? If you’re going to shop on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday or Cyber Monday, skip the mega-stores and go for a gift with a great story behind it. Here are some great options for places to find unique gifts for the man in your life — 

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3 Steps to Finding a Good Local Tailor

3 Steps to Finding a Good Local Tailor

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You don’t think much about a tailor until you need one. When that moment comes, it can be a little anxiety-inducing.  Can the dry cleaner down the street do it? Would it be better to search Yelp reviews and blog posts for a dedicated tailor? How do I know if they are ripping me off? 

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13 Amazing Sites to Shop for Menswear (and counting)

13 Amazing Sites to Shop for Menswear (and counting)

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Information overload is a constant challenge in the digital age.  Blogs — including this one — review product after product, store after store, and the posts just keep coming.  So who are our favorites? Here’s a list of 13 of the best sites we’ve found to shop for menswear. 

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