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About Elise Diamantini

Elise Diamantini, managing editor, covers the contemporary market for MR Magazine and MRketplace.com. A former MR intern, Elise graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in advertising and marketing communications and an associate’s degree in fashion merchandising. Elise resides in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, a neighborhood perfect for people-watching and trend-spotting.

American Field Takes New York

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The Boston-born made-in-America menswear market, produced by Ball and Buck’s Mark Bollman, is popping up in Brooklyn this weekend.

Adriano Goldschmied Talks Denim Past and Future

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In part two of our denim innovation series, Adriano Goldschmied highlights the major moments in premium denim history and looks to the future.

The Future of Denim May Be Knit, Not Woven

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Denim godfather Adriano Goldschmied, speaking at a panel discussion, says “Denim sales are down. Innovation is the chance to save the industry.”

Martine Reardon Talks Macy’s Marketing

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Flower shows, fireworks, Fashion Rocks: Macy’s sure knows how to throw a monumental event.

Sportswear: Blurred Lines

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Elise Diamantini talks to East Dane, Von Maur and Rothmans about the merging of contemporary and traditional sportswear.

Michael Bastian and Gilt Get Smart

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Designer Michael Bastian worked with Hewlett Packard to create a smartwatch for Gilt.com.

Giving Guys What They Need

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Online retailer Need curates a small collection of products that rotates monthly. So instead of selling 12 blazers, Need sells the one blazer that they think guys really, well…need.

Schott NYC is LA-Bound

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The leather outerwear brand famous for the Perfecto motorcycle jacket will open a store in LA, its second in the U.S.

A Look Inside: Carson Street Clothiers’ Fall Look Book

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Photographer Christopher Fenimore shot the Carson Street Clothiers fall look book in Tribeca with Alex Park, restaurant manager at Take31; Conor Lucas, office manager at Thom Brown; and Lance Jubel, the shop’s newest sales associate.

MR Q: Parke & Ronen

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Parke Lutter and Ronen Jehezkel founded their brand in 1997. Today, they’re learning to stand out in a crowded swimwear market while staying true to their core customer.