U.K.-based dress shirt retailer Charles Tyrwhitt’s 2014 sales were up 20% to $213 million, a boost that gave founder Nick Wheeler a $23 million payout.
The Hound Clothiers in San Francisco is opening an 800 sq. ft. Robert Talbott shop-in-shop.
“Six months ago, I would have told you that the Chicago pop-up was just for marketing and that it was an expense,” says Tie Bar CEO Michael Alter. “Now it’s a permanent store and it’s profitable.”
Designer Sal Cesarani will launch a new collection of sweaters and sport sweater separates produced under license by William Fung’s Loft 604 for the U.S. and Canadian markets.
John Varvatos will join New York Fashion Week: Men’s this July, marking a return to New York after showing his collections in Milan, Italy for the last 13 seasons.
Jonathan Boos says that online mega-retailer Amazon has settled a patent infringement case he filed in January.
Sean John has licensed Evy of California for children’s apparel. The boys’ and girls’ collections will launch for spring 2016.
With the popularity of men’s style blogs, a greater emphasis on fashion in the stores and a shift to more men shopping for themselves, stars are aligned for some unprecedented growth in menswear.