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 Michael Andrews Bespoke and Alton Lane.  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.

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. Originally, the Tenley and Ivy City...

For Alternatives to J. Crew, Try These 14 Startups on for Size

If you've become disillusioned with J. Crew, try these up-and-coming clothing brands for men and women on for size. These are terrific stores like J. Crew. This post was first published on September 16, 2018 and was last updated on October 26, 2019. Reviewing J....

A Review and Appreciation: The Herschel Supply Co. Slim Messenger Bag

I've been carrying around a truly spectacular slim messenger bag from the Herschel Supply Co for years, but haven't reviewed it until now. It's funny the things you fixate on versus others that you take for granted. I spend as much time writing about menswear startups...

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...

Menswear 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 our...

Inside The Tie Bar Store in Washington, DC

Look inside The Tie Bar's newest storefront featuring its signature affordable ties and socks as well as shirts, pants and other menswear accessories in Washington, DC. Sandwiched into a storefront across from the longstanding Whole Foods in Logan Circle, the Tie Bar...

Look Inside Bonobos Guideshop in Shaw DC

Get a glimpse inside the most recent guideshop from menswear startup retailer Bonobos in Washington, DC's Shaw neighborhood. Menswear startup retailer Bonobos has invested heavily in the DMV, starting with a temporary pop up on Bethesda row, followed by permanent...

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