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Karen & Stu: The Inside Story

Karen and Stu-FEATURED

Karen Alberg Grossman and Stu Nifoussi reminisce about the last 25 years leading MR, talking about their strengths, their weaknesses and the time a retailer’s UPS guy won our underwear model contest.

MR Q: Gordon Richardson

Gordon Richardson-FEATURED

Topman creative director Gordon Richardson on the growing interest in menswear and fostering emerging design talent.

MR’s 25th Anniversary: 25 Characters

25Characters-FEATURED

Meet 25 of the industry executives who inspire us, entertain us and make us better. Including Ralph Lauren, menswear PR phenom Erin Hawker, clothing legend Ronny Wurtzburger and more.

Obituary: Walter Kochanek of Rare Essentials

MR editor Karen Alberg with Walter and Lynn Kochanek

Sad news: the menswear industry has lost a wonderful merchant and friend. Walter J. Kochanek Jr. died suddenly at his home in New London, N.H. on December 29 of a massive heart attack. He had just turned 66 (and his father had passed away just days before him). Walt was co-founder of Rare Essentials Ltd […]

Obituary – Greg Eveloff, CEO of The Clotherie: A Gentleman and a Mensch

Eveloff

A light has gone out in our menswear universe. All of us at MR magazine are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Greg Eveloff on August 30th while on vacation in Maui with his beloved family. We had just seen him in Vegas the previous week, looking as healthy, handsome and dapper as […]

MR Q: Scott Morrison

Scott Morrison - Wash

3×1’s Scott Morrison on his vision for the brand and the future of denim.

Celebrating 50 Years at Englund’s

Englunds

Karen Alberg Grossman: Frank Englund had planned to be a gym teacher but instead, encouraged by the owner of a new shopping center, he opened a men’s apparel store in October 1964 at age 23.

Catching Up with Kiton’s Massimo Bizzocchi

Karen and Massimo

Kiton’s Massimo Bizzocchi doesn’t like short sportcoats and tight pants. “I look at guys wearing this and they look silly! I think: okay you have a beautiful ass but I don’t have to see it…”

Martin Greenfield: The Suit Doctor

Martin Greenfield in the factory

Martin Greenfield came to America with nothing, started as a floor boy in a Brooklyn suit factory and worked his way up to be one of the most celebrated tailors in the world.

Obituary: Garth Jones

Garth Jones

Garth Jones, an icon in the American shoe business, has passed away at the age of 88 in his home state of California.