Jack Victor Launching David Donahue Tailored

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David Donahue, the better men’s furnishings brand, is expanding into tailored clothing with a new collection produced under license by Jack Victor. The collection is expected to be in stores for spring 2014. “We’ve been in business since 1972 and over the last ten years, we’ve grown from a men’s accessory company to a complete […]

Schmoozing: Jack Victor Centennial

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Jack Victor celebrated its 100th Anniversary in an event last week at the Hearst Tower, hosted by Esquire.

Schmoozing: Jack Victor’s 100th anniversary at Saks

Jack Victor 100th anniversary celebration at Saks

Saks Fifth Avenue’s Manhattan flagship hosted a celebration of Jack Victor’s 100th anniversary during Saks Luxury Week.

Mixing it up in Los Angeles

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Kelli Freeman reports from the West Coast Trend Show.

Obituary: Herschel Victor

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MONTREAL—Herschel Victor, chairman and chief executive officer of the Jack Victor clothing company, died last Friday, May 13, at his home. Herschel Victor joined his father’s company when he finished college at McGill University around 1944. Jack Victor had started his eponymous company in 1913. Herschel Victor took over as chief executive 53 years ago […]

Jack Victor CEO Herschel Victor dies

MONTREAL—Herschel Victor, the CEO of the Canadian clothing company Jack Victor, died at his home on May 13. Victor was one of the most important apparel executives in Canadian menswear, credited with building the company founded by his father into one of the largest suit manufacturers in North America. He worked for Jack Victor for […]

Obituary: Susan Clarke McDermott

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OLD BROOKVILLE, N.Y.—Susan Clarke McDermott, companion of Paul Diamond, president of Jack Victor’s U.S. business, has died after a short illness. “Susan was one of the greatest people I have ever known, smart and beautiful inside and out,” Diamond told MR. “She was a tremendous asset to both my business and my life for the […]

MRket NY Standouts

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“The alternative to trading down is to lose customers entirely,” proclaimed Craig Delongy of John Craig in Winter Park, Florida. He was at the MRket show in NYC searching for quality product with good margin for fall ’11; he found it at Jimmy Sales and Betenly, among others. Like many merchants, Delongy admitted that his […]