Men’s Wearhouse Rejects Offer From Jos. A. Bank

Men's Wearhouse

The $2.3 billion offer by Jos. A. Bank and Golden Gate Capital, which became public early this morning, was made in mid-September.

Retailer Sues West Hollywood Over Fur Ban

Mayfair House, a specialty apparel and home store in West Hollywood, Calif., has sued the city over an ordinance banning the sale of fur apparel products.

L.L. Bean’s Fenway Boots

LLBean Fenway Boots

L.L. Bean is creating 100 pairs of its classic Bean Boots with the uppers made from pieces of Fenway Park’s rain delay tarp from the Boston Red Sox’s 2012 season.

A Visit to the PVH Corporate Archive

PVH Archive Hallway Van Heusen

On a high floor in PVH’s Madison Avenue headquarters, past a hallway lined with vintage Van Heusen ads and a giant collage of old fabric labels, is the corporate archive.

Neckwear Notes: ESPN Ties and the Role of Brands

ESPN ties

Harry Sheff talks to Jeff Sencer about the role of brands and his new ESPN collection for LND Neckwear.

Clash Bassist Paul Simonon Launches Sailor Jerry Collection

Simonon drawing

Former Clash bassist Paul Simonon has collaborated with Sailor Jerry Clothing on a three-piece collection.

Lukas Nelson at John Varvatos’ Bowery Live

John Varvatos Bowery Live Presents: Lukas Nelson And Promise Of The Real

Forty years after the legendary CBGB opened—and five years after designer John Varvatos opened a menswear store in its place—there’s still an occasional live show at 315 Bowery.

Neckwear Notes: Catching Up with MMG’s Dave Klaus

MMG Neckwear Rooster florals

Harry Sheff catches up with MMG’s Dave Klaus to talk about the mainstream acceptance of camo, florals and bow ites.

Harrod’s Exec Named President of Saks

Marigay McKee

Hudson’s Bay Company names Harrod’s chief merchant Marigay McKee as the new president of Saks.

Steve Sadove and Ron Frasch Leaving Saks

Stephen Sadove

Saks Inc. CEO Steve Sadove and chief merchant Ron Frasch are leaving in the wake of the retailer’s acquisition by Hudson’s Bay Company.