From Thailand, Custom Necktie Tailor Sam Hober Takes an Old Fashioned Approach to a Digital Age Business

Sam-Hober-factoryThanks to the internet, Thailand-based custom necktie maker Sam Hober carefully manufactures custom ties for clients around the world. The company offers a variety of silk, wool, linen and cotton ties, scarves, and pocket squares to a global customer base while boasting of the largest selection of solid grenadines in the world.  Modern Fellows ordered a tie from Sam Hober

Is the Future of Digital Retail Physical? Startups Behind NYC’s Dapper Man Shop Discuss the Collaborative Pop-Up

Dapper Man-shop-bow-tieDigital retail startups have blossomed over the past five years, but continue to wrestle with how to overcome an inherent-limitation to their model: a lack of a physical presence where customers can interact with their products and get a feel for the company. In response, some menswear entrepreneurs are banding together to create new retail channels to attract a broader customer base.

Suit Supply to launch new label, menswear “speakeasy” in New York

Suit-Supply-New-York-FlagshipMenswear start-up Suit Supply is launching a new luxury label to be featured in a speakeasy-style boutique attached to the company’s New York flagship location, head of U.S. operations Nish De Gruiter told Modern Fellows in an interview.  An August 2013 launch is planned for the new shop, which will have its own floor and entrance alongside Suit Supply’s current location at 453 Broome Street.

Inside the Indochino Traveling Tailor’s Visit to Washington DC

Indochino at Living Social in Washington DCThe gang from Indochino, including CEO Kyle Vucko and President Heikal Gani, has arrived in Washington.  From March 2nd through the 10th, the company’s tailors and stylists will show customers around their product line of suits, shirts and accessories and take measurements out of Living Social’s 918 F Street NW location.