MR Q: Christopher Bastin

Christopher Bastin

Modern Ivy: Gant’s creative director Christopher Bastin is reinterpreting the classics. By Elise Diamantini

Next Generation

Rush and Jay

Karen Alberg Grossman: James Rush Wilson III recently welcomed a third generation, his son Jay, to their iconic Greenville, S.C. store.

Mel Goldfeder, The Next Stage

Mel Goldfeder

After a highly successful career at Swank and Randa, industry icon Mel Goldfeder is moving on to a new adventure, to be announced soon. Karen Alberg Grossman chats with him about business and life.

Joseph Abboud’s Lasell College Commencement Speech

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Karen Alberg Grossman: Designer Joseph Abboud’s speech to the 2014 graduating class of Lasell College in Newton, Mass. tells a story from early in his career.

Shaping Up

Mitch Lechner

Modern dress-up means modern furnishings. PVH’s Mitch Lechner tells us what that means. By Karen Alberg Grossman

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.