Reviewing Kashiyama, the Super-Affordable “Smart Tailor” from Japan About Take the United States by Storm

While you may have not heard much about affordable custom suit brand Kashiyama the Smart Tailor before, you’re likely to hear a lot more in the coming months thanks to a major push by the Japanese brand into the U.S. market. Keep reading for Modern Fellows’ review of Kashiyama, which offers made-to-measure suits for men as low as $300, and take a glimpse inside their WeWork studio in Washington, DC.

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 doors in April 2015.

3 Steps to Finding a Good Local Tailor

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? 

Review: The Knot Standard Custom Suit Experience in Washington, DC

Knot-Standard-showroom-Washington-DCWhile Knot Standard has already earned a solid reputation as an online custom tailor, the company is building out a network of premium in-person showrooms around the United States. These showrooms, including one in the U Street corridor in Washington, DC, offer an expanded range of men’s suiting options, where staff excel at making you feel comfortable while still helping you branch out. Read on to find out why we think their showrooms provide the quintessential tailoring experience for the digital age.

Behind the Scenes at Trunk Club in DC

Trunk-Club-dressing-areaMenswear 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 caught up with their team.

Trading Snow Boots and Parkas for Oxfords and Unlined Blazers

Knot-standard-unlined-blazer-modern-fellowsThe calendar says spring and it is finally starting to feel like it. Time to trade heavy winter jackets and functional snow boots for new shoes and clothes. Here is what Modern Fellows is looking forward to as the weather brightens.