Denim for Days

PRPS jeans

Elise Diamantini: A shift from basics to fashion is breathing new life into the denim market.

Ones to Watch: Kent & Curwen

Kent & Curwen fall 2014

Under designer Simon Spurr, British heritage brand Kent & Curwen is sportswear driven, with some clever references to its history.

Ones to Watch: Marwood

Becky French

Becky French, a designer who’s worked at Ralph Lauren and Aquascutum, launched Marwood with a collection of U.K.-made neckwear in 2011. By Elise Diamantini

Neighborhood Shop: By Robert James

By Robert James

After finding a strong neighborhood following in NYC’s Lower East Side, Robert James is hoping to recreate his formula with two new stores in Brooklyn. By Elise Diamantini

From Online to Local: Taylor Stitch

Barrett Purdum, Michael Armenta and Michael Maher

Taylor Stitch, which started as an online custom shirt business about six years ago, has grown to include something its owners hadn’t planned on: a brick-and-mortar store.

Let it Snow!

Outerwear February 2014

Outerwear: It’s a $4 billion-plus business that has two main requisites: product innovation and cold weather.

Transparent Mission: Everlane

Everlane

Online retailer Everlane makes its direct-to-consumer model totally transparent, explaining costs and markups to customers.

Dual Purpose: Mise en Scene

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Former Project president and Kiki de Montparnasse co-founder Andrew Pollard opened Mise en Scène, an experimental retail concept in Venice Beach.

MR Q: Isaac Mizrahi

Isaac Mizrahi

Isaac Mizrahi puts with and wisdom into his menswear collection. Karen Alberg Grossman talks to the designer.

Ones to Watch: Abasi Rosborough

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Abdul Abasi and Greg Rosborough launched their brand in 2012 after years-long discussions about how to reinvent men’s suiting for better fit and flexibility.