Obituary: Alfred “Alfie” Gitman

In the center, from left: Alfred Gitman, Max Gitman and Sheldon Gitman.

Gitman Bros. co-founder Alfie Gitman has died at 85, ten months after his twin brother Sheldon passed.

Obituary: Bob Adler

Bob Adler

Bob Adler of Will Leather Goods has died at the age of 65.

Nick Graham: He’s Back!

Nick Graham

Joe Boxer founder Nick Graham’s most recent brainstorm (in conjunction with Chuck Hellman) is colorful patterned shirts and ties, packaged together.

Obituary: Ed Finkelstein

Edward S. Finkelstein, the executive who led Macy’s in the 1970s and ’80s, died last weekend at the age of 89.

Obituary: Elliot Stone

A memorial service for former Jordan Marsh and Gimbel’s executive Elliot Stone is being held in Weston, Mass. on Friday.

Joseph Abboud at the Algonquin

Karen Alberg Grossman, Joseph Abboud and Kim Cihlar

Designer Joseph Abboud spoke to a menswear industry group at the Algonquin Hotel in New York this week.

Obituary: Robin Rotenier

Robin Rotenier

Robin Rotenier, the New York-based cufflink and jewelry designer, committed suicide yesterday afternoon.

Obituary: Edward Levy

Edward Stephen Levy

Edward Stephen Levy, a longtime sales rep for Ballin, has died after a short battle with cancer.

Hat Chat with Todd Gardner

Todd with his parents (Art and Lory) his wife Marla and 12-year-old son Jacob. Not present: daughter Emily

Todd Gardner of Dorfman Pacific: “A hat is the last thing you put on but the first thing that gets noticed.”

Bluemasters, Innovation in Denim Release Party

Adriano Goldschmied and Scott Morrison

Isko, Archroma and Liberty Fairs sponsored a book release party for Bluemasters, Innovation in Denim at 3×1 in Manhattan.