January fashion: American spirit

January  2013 Fashion

William Buckley: With each inspiring the other, contemporary brands like Rag & Bone, Billy Reid and Band of Outsiders mingle with heritage brands like Woolrich, Filson and Pendleton Woolen Mills to redefine the landscape of USA-made menswear, changing the face of men’s fashion forever.

Men in suits

Perry Ellis

Karen Alberg Grossman: Suits are enjoying a moment, but can the momentum continue?

Sportswear: softer, brighter, slimmer

Scott James

Jillian LaRochelle: Sportswear continues to drive business at better specialty retailers.

George Zaharoff: Daring to dream

George Zaharoff

Designer George Zaharoff opened his new store in Chicago with help of Marty Staff and David Pergola, and in partnership with Marilyn Miglin.

MR Q: Oliver Spencer

Oliver Spencer

British sensibility: Designer Oliver Spencer on and off the runway.

Missed opportunity

American Made Matters

Scotti Gaylord: Why is our industry not promoting American-made fashion?

Better than ever: Way back when is in again

Stormy Kromer

Billy Neville: Those who would write the obituary for “Made in the USA” are premature, period.

All shapes and sizes


While there’s no one trend in bags, the entire category is on fire!

The new neckwear market

Justin Mikita and Jesse Tyler Ferguson model their Tie the Knot bow ties

The mainstream tie business is much more than wide silk ties, with continued growth in unexpected places.

State of the union

Collared Greens

Christian Chensvold on the trendiness and timelessness of made in America menswear.