Mister clean

Tommy Bahama sunglasses, Report Collection shirt, Tommy Hilfiger bow tie, Corbin pants.

John Jones: Sport shirts may be too simple for their own good.

MR Q: John Crocco

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John Jones talks to Izod’s new creative director, John Crocco.

Vendor view: Evolving the dress-up trend

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John Jones: Slim suits have driven much of the recent boom in tailored clothing, but not every retailer has the assortment right yet.

Catching up with John Bartlett

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John Jones talks to designer John Bartlett about his collections at Bon-Ton and his dog rescue charity.

A visit to Japan

The kimono department at United Arrows.

John Jones in Japan: So far I’ve had a visit with Uptown/Downtown winners United Arrows, toured the Daimaru department store…as well as the worlds largest fish market…and have been immersing myself as much as I can in the culture.

Fashion on the Richter Scale

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John Jones: As more men’s apparel stores bet on the contemporary customer for growth, it seems fitting that The Museum at FIT will present the exhibition Youthquake! The 1960s Fashion Revolution, this spring.

Fashion Star Trek

Mentors (l-r) John Varvatos, Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

John Jones: Was NBC’s Fashion Star good? Oh, no, it was a train wreck. However, I’ve got to say, I think these people are onto something!

Making JCPenney mine…well almost.

The cover of JCPenney's March mailer.

MR fashion director John Jones responds to JCPenney’s new marketing materials and takes a trip to the Herald Square store.

Rothmans moves to new location in Manhattan

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After 25 years on Manhattan’s Union Square, Ken and Jim Giddon (MR Uptown/Downtown award winners) are moving uptown…only one block, physically, to 18th and Park, but by this editor’s reckoning, to a whole new level in terms of luxurious visual appeal. The biggest difference, notes Ken Giddon, “is that we’re mostly on one floor now. […]

Randa Accessories launches seasonal footwear

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Randa announced the latest addition to its product classifications, seasonal footwear, launching at MRket Las Vegas.