Northern Grade, a menswear pop-up market in Minneapolis, had a successful second annual event in September. Harry Sheff spoke to Katherine McMillan of the neckwear brand Pierrepont Hicks about how she and another Minnesota brand, J.W. Hulme Co., organized it.
Independent retailers agree, when it comes to country of origin, customers do care. It could be the economy, or it could be the passion for all things Americana; maybe one explains the other. But made in America is resonating with the American consumer now more than ever. “I have six pieces of my latest Engineered […]
Moore & Giles: This tie case ($185 retail), was designed in collaboration with the Minnesota-based neckwear brand Pierrepont Hicks, which supplies the silk tie fabric that serves as its lining (in some versions). The case, in Titan Toffee leather, holds four ties. Moore & Giles is hoping to continue with its collaboration series. The previous […]
Hearing Stu and Karen talk about how many trips to Las Vegas—somewhere in the neighborhood of 40 to 50—makes me a little more comfortable about my modest eight trips. But after a certain number of trips and a certain number of fashion cycles, however small (I think I’ve already seen the death and rebirth of […]
Just before Las Vegas and a bit after the New York shows, here are some of the trends and ideas that caught my eye in the market lately, in no particular order. Magnetic collar stay entrepreneur and Würkin Stiffs founder Jonathan Boos is officially launching his Polo Stays product to do for polo shirt collars […]