Curated Menswear News Articles

2/2/18 The Tie Bar “is bucking the retail apocalypse with a massive store expansion” in Chicago, New York, elsewhere, via Fast Company

8/8/16 The Official Money Guide to Becoming a Snob on a Budget features Knot Standard, Indochino, J Crew and Everlane

7/28/16 Circle Up names Bonobos and Marine Layer among the most innovative consumer brands of 2016, via Forbes

2/24/16 has quietly launched 7 in-house clothing brands including Franklin & Freeman for men’s dress shoes and Franklin Tailored for men’s suits and accessories

7/14/15 Bloomberg describes How Daniel Wellington Made a $200 Million Business Out of Cheap Watches

4/16/15 SF Chronicle on Everlane expanding its reach 

2/21/15 Sydney Morning Herald profiles 6 of the world’s leading suitmakers

2/18/15 The Atlantic on the ability of the suit to convey “conformity and mystery, seduction and menace

2/8/15 The BBC on how to buy a made-to-measure suit featuring Black Lapel, Knot Standard, Indochino and Articles of Style

12/3/14 WSJ: Is slim no longer in for mens’ suits?

“Men of the Cloth” DC Premiere Screening at West End Cinema – October 14

8/16/14 Economic Times (India) explains why India’s young professionals are getting interested in made-to-measure suiting

8/8/14 WTVC on how Hardwick Clothiers, the oldest tailor-made men’s clothing manufacturer in the U.S., is keeping pace with the digital age

8/1/14 Silicon Prairie News on what Nordstrom’s acquisition of Trunk Club means for Men’s Style Lab, the “Trunk Club for everyone else.”

May-June D Magazine profiles the growth of performance workwear startup Mizzen + Main

5/10/14 Financial Post: Inside Canada’s clothing startups

5/4/14 WSJ: Continued coverage of the power sock, featuring Friskybox

4/17/14 Qz: Ministry of Supply President on how U.S. clothing manufacturing fell behind

2/4/14 Refinery29: 7 Men’s Style Bloggers Ruling the DMV Style Scene, featuring Image Granted, Off the Cuff DC and Modern Fellows

12/30/13 Washington Post’s Dan Zak on 3 Defense Department colleagues’ DC startup sock venture

12/13/13 WSJ on how a shoe boom driven by Allen Edmunds, Common Projects and company is expanding the shoe-niverse

11/8/13 Entrepreneur’s Jason Daley on the rise of Proper Suit’s Richard Hall and McGregor Madden

10/19/13 WSJ explains how a “new generation of menswear aficionados” is reviving the necktie

9/12/13 NYT T Magazine: Andrew Ross Sorkin on Tommy John, Spanx for men and underwear brand loyalty

7/10/13 Bloomberg Businessweek: Why online retailers like Proper Cloth are pursuing physical retail space

6/24/13 AllThingsD: Warby Parker to experiment with a unique point-of-sale payments system

June 2013: Entrepreneur Magazine talks with American Giant, Flint and Tinder, about U.S. manufacturing; profiles Trunk Club CEO Brian Spaley

5/17/13 Georgetown Where to buy graduation gifts for modern guys in Washington DC

5/1/13 The WSJ traces the emergence of the peak lapel suit

4/10/13 Mercury News: The trend From Schlub to Stud is accelerating

4/9/13 Yahoo News: Custom men’s suiting is on the rise in Washington DC

March 2013 Esquire: J. Crew CEO Mickey Drexler on men’s suiting, the casual Friday backlash, the Liquor Store, and fine factories in China

3/19/13 Huffington Post: Shop “glocally” with Mark McNairy New Amsterdam, Han Kjobenhavn, Albam, CAMO and Union Made

2/20/13 Reuters on the renaissance of Savile Row

2/19/13 Time Magazine on the fight to save the Garment District, an incubator of American talent an innovation

1/14/13 Philadelphia Inquirer: Two entrepreneurs are working to revive American manufacturing, starting with a classic trench coat

1/4/13 Mrketplace: Pop-up menswear markets like Northern Grade are gaining traction around the country

1/3/13 WSJ: Technology entrepreneurs are stepping up their sartorial game and productivity, shocking east coast colleagues

12/14/12: Primer Magazine: This holiday season, discover innovative new retailers via Four Last-Minute Wish List Style Upgrades

12/2012 Esquire: covers American-made “craftsmanship, timeless style, and real beauty” in its December “Great American Things” feature

11/5/12 CNN: A like-minded community eager to meet the entrepreneurs behind the Made in America movement

11/2012: GQ’s critique of DC style is a decade out of date and pretty gutsy for a publication that regularly pairs suits with sneakers

10/25/12 Bloomberg Business Week: Entrepreneurs like Bonobos and Trunk Club are leading high growth in menswear e-commerce

10/22/12 Wall Street Journal: American Brands will look to increase overseas demand to keep Hickey Freeman suits Made in America

10/6/12 Boston Globe: How retailers are tailoring clothing stores to men featuring Alton Lane, Bonobos and J. Crew

10/5/12 Wall Street Journal: “A stylish and quiet resurgence” for American-made clothing

9/14/12 New York Times: Interesting profile of the entrepreneurs behind new Made in America flash sale site Made Collection

9/13/12 New York Times: “Strong gains” in sales of men’s dress shirts and suits are leading retailers to change stores, develop “man caves”

7/7/12 The Next Web: “The rise of the online-only brand

1/1/12 Washington Post: For professionals, the “Washington area witnesses revival in menswear

7/19/11 Marketwatch: Living Social, Astor & Black on how to start a successful business

4/14/11 Wall Street Journal: “It can cost a man a lot less to feel like a million bucks in his suit these days,” thanks to Suit Supply and J.Crew