If you’ve become disillusioned with J. Crew, try these up-and-coming clothing brands for men and women on for size.
Washington DC Fashion and Style
Believe it or not, Washington, DC has become a destination for professional men’s clothing in recent years, from high-profile retailers Bonobos and Dutch-based Suit Supply (and the HMX Group’s regrettably short-lived Streets of Georgetown) to custom tailors Alton Lane and Knot Standard.
Add to that home-grown talent from the likes of Hugh & Crye, and you have an emerging community catering to modern professional men.
This new energy builds on a rich history of style in the District, including tailors and retail professionals such as Geoffrey Lewis who have been in the business for decades and who are also well-worth getting to know better.
Like Brooks Brothers? These 15 Innovative Brands Are Excellent Alternatives in 2023
If you like Brooks Brothers but are worried about what their bankruptcy filing means for the iconic brand, check out these fresh alternatives for men and women.
Gifts for Him: 38 Stylish Ideas for Your Boyfriend or Husband
For a unique, thoughtful present for your boyfriend or husband, reach beyond everyday options at the mall or online and give a gift with a story behind it. Discover 38 innovative and entrepreneurial places to find unique, interesting and unusual #giftsforhim via this menswear gift guide.
Alert: Take An Extra 30% Off One of My Favorite Menswear Startups for a Couple More Days.
Take an EXTRA 30% off one of my favorite menswear retailers sale items.
The Endorsement: Ledbury is one of the best menswear options around
This review of Richmond-based Ledbury, which has been perfecting a modern mash-up of classic southern style and British-inspired tailoring since 2009, is a long time coming.
Can Bonobos Alternative Retail Concept Gain Traction? Inside their Georgetown Guide Shop
Get to know Bonobos’ Brick and Mortar 2.0 Guideshop concept, where you can look at, feel and try on the company’s signature chinos, sweaters, button down shirts, daily grind pants, and much more.
Update: Tenleytown and Ivy City Targets are Open. Take a Look Inside.
Target officially opened its latest small format stores in the Tenleytown and Ivy City neighborhoods in the District of Columbia on November 6, several days earlier than expected. Read on to take a look inside the new Tenley Target.
Robert Ordway has some opinions on menswear and DC style
Indiana native Robert Ordway leads a dual life. He has a demanding day job in the U.S. Capitol, and spends his off hours immersed in the DC style community. He brings a wealth of experience and personality with him and joins other DMV-based entrepreneurs and style-setters