If the shoe fits

John Malouf

Uptown Downtown Menswear Lifetime Achievement Award: John Malouf

Sportswear: softer, brighter, slimmer

Scott James

Jillian LaRochelle: Sportswear continues to drive business at better specialty retailers.

OUTERWEAR WEEK: Man on the Street

Mark

On a crisp 39 degree day in New York City, we stopped a few men on the street to ask them about the outerwear they own and their plans to purchase.

Best Buyers 2012: Vern Ticknor, Ticknors

Vern Ticknor

Have fashions, will travel: Vern Ticknor is bringing his northern buy to the south.

Best Buyers 2012: Shannon Stewart, Harry Rosen

Shannon Stewart

Nothing to lose: At Harry Rosen, Shannon Stewart’s gamble paid off.

When hell freezes over

Dani Reiss

Jillian LaRochelle talks to Canada Goose CEO Dani Reiss about growing the family business 4,000% over ten years while resisting pressure to move production out of Canada.

Bracing for change

LBM 1911

Jillian LaRochelle: Good news in tailored clothing: retailers at both ends of the spectrum have proclaimed comebacks in the category.

Like father, like daughter

Crawford Brock with daughters Laura Chandler, Leigh Friend and Helen Brock

Jillian LaRochelle: After five years at MR, I’ve finally learned the secret to getting merchants to open up: ask about their daughters.

The future of denim

Tony Chu

Jillian LaRochelle talks to three heavy hitters in the premium denim business: Stuart Millar of G-Star, Tony Chu of Hudson Jeans and Sam Ku of AG Adriano Goldschmied.

Sportswear: Bottoms on top

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Jillian Sprague: Non-denim pants and shorts lead sportswear’s surge.