Obituary: Bernard Lansky

Bernard Lansky

Bernard Lansky, the legendary “Clothier to the King” who outfitted Elvis Presley and many other of rock’s early stars at his Memphis shop Lansky Brothers, has died at the age of 85.

Like father, like daughter

Crawford Brock with daughters Laura Chandler, Leigh Friend and Helen Brock

Jillian LaRochelle: After five years at MR, I’ve finally learned the secret to getting merchants to open up: ask about their daughters.

Honoring Lansky’s, Clothier to the King

Bernard Lansky and Hal Lansky

Billy Neville: It was an occasion befitting “The King” himself: the 65th anniversary of Lansky’s, the landmark store in downtown Memphis.

New York Market Week: Having Fun Again!

Philip and Barbara Friedman

Now that the dust has settled on July New York market week and the various spring 2012 trade shows, I want to retract my August editorial about the industry needing an attitude change. Apparently, we’ve already got the attitude change: I felt more positive energy this market than I have in years!! And despite Congressional […]

Schmoozing: Family ties, Las Vegas

Jimmy and Alan Au

It’s tough enough to live with family, let alone live and work with them. Yet these folks do it with style! The images below are cropped thumbnails. Click on an image to expand. Roll over the image and click the arrows on the right to see the next image in the gallery.