Wild Life Reserve: The Power of Personal Style

The Wildlife Reserve

Frustrated by all the mass-produced cookie-cutter looks that dominate menʼs fashion, New Orleans-based Micaiah Bethune and his wife Tabitha created a niche featuring limited-edition neckwear.

August Fashion: The Bright, the Bold & the Punky

August 2013 Downtown cover

Spring 2014 offers a mix of muted tones and bright, bold primary colors. The Wild West influences some of this season’s collections, while black, white and indigo are seemingly heralded by The Costume Institute’s Punk: Chaos to Couture exhibit.

2013 Contemporary Survey

Contemporary Survey 2013

Smart retailers are taking risks to find a replacement for denim.

Designer Preview: Spring Inspired

Shipley & Halmos

The creative minds behind six of our favorite brands this season — Shipley & Halmos, Jack Spade, Rodd & Gunn, Timo Weiland, Howe and Barque — share their inspiration.

Italian Adventure

Pitti Uomo spring 2014

Fashion Snoops trend director Michael Fisher: Prints and patterns, tailoring, and updated classics all emerged as strong trends from Pitti Uomo.

Accessories: Adding Attitude

Lorenzo Uomo socks

Done right, it’s a high margin business that helps define the store–and the man!

Out From Under

Tommy Hilfiger underwear

By playing up fashion and performance, smart retailers are growing underwear sales and profits.

Denim Dissected: The Blue Jeans Bible


The editors of MR have compiled our first-ever Denim Handbook, a comprehensive guide to everything stores need to know about selling (and romancing) denim.

A Better Plan

Fred Rosenfeld

Fred Rosenfeld: Forget selling the major national chains and head straight for the alternatives.

People: David Glazer

David Glazer

L’Chayim! His taste level, wisdom and joie de vivre combine to make David Glazer more than an industry icon.