Neckwear Notes: Ties by the numbers

Bow ties at Haberdash

How much did the neckwear business contract since its 1995 peak and has it stopped shrinking? Harry Sheff looks into what few numbers are available.

OUTERWEAR WEEK: Tailored outerwear at retail

Schneiders Salzburg

Warm weather hasn’t stopped most retailers from being optimistic about the tailored outerwear business.

Best Buyers 2012: Peter Harris, Saks Fifth Avenue

Peter Harris

Theatrical manager: Veteran Saks buyer Peter Harris knows how to move the needle.

TheTieBar, actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson launch bow tie collection

Greg Shugar, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Justin Mikita and Gina Shugar

Online furnishings retailer launched a limited edition bow tie line with Modern Family actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson last week.

Tommy Bahama opening NYC flagship

Tommy Bahama Flagship

NEW YORK—Tommy Bahama opens its Manhattan flagship store tomorrow—its first global flagship. The store at 551 Fifth Avenue (at 45th Street) will be the largest Tommy Bahama store in the world. The store will feature 5,000 sq. ft. of men’s, women’s and home decor retail space; 1,300 sq. ft. for the Marlin Bar; and 6,700 […]

Designer Joseph Abboud resigns from HMX

Designer Joseph Abboud

Designer Joseph Abboud has left his position as president and chief creative officer at HMX.

Obituary: Bernard Lansky

Bernard Lansky

Bernard Lansky, the legendary “Clothier to the King” who outfitted Elvis Presley and many other of rock’s early stars at his Memphis shop Lansky Brothers, has died at the age of 85.

Hampshire credits turnaround strategy for Q3 performance

Heath Golden

Hampshire CEO Heath Golden says he’s confident that his turnaround strategy is working, and that Q3 numbers show where future growth will be.

Joe Gromek named chairman of The New School board

Joe Gromek

Joseph Gromek, former CEO of Warnaco, has been elected to chairman of the board of trustees at The New School.

John Jones joins Kenwerks

John Jones

John Jones, MR‘s former fashion director, has joined LA-based marketing and brand management firm Kenwerks as vice president, heading their New York office.