The St. Croix Elite

The St. Croix Elite

A group of top independent retailers recently got together for the first-ever “St. Croix Elite” retreat in Winona, Minn., a concept spearheaded by St. Croix founder Bernie Brenner.

Custom Compendium: Measuring

Perkins Tools

Whether you use a tape or a walk-in 3D scanner to measure clients, consistency and communication with your manufacturer are vital.

Barbour x Norton & Sons

Patrick Grant

The Barbour Beacon Heritage line’s new collection was designed with Savile Row tailor Norton & Sons under creative director Patrick Grant

Wally’s Menswear: Defying the odds

Steven and Wally Showalter

Wally’s Menswear has been selling classic clothing for 45 years!

Tailor made: Online custom clothing


Elise Diamantini on Black Lapel, Suitly, Indochino, J. Hilburn and the growing host of custom clothiers selling online.

Custom Compendium: Fabric

H. Freeman

Of the cloth: a brief history of fine suiting and shirting fabrics.

Custom Compendium: Selling tips

Custom Compendium

From MR’s Custom Compendium: Size ’em up! Retailers reveal their secrets for selling custom clothing and furnishings.

Custom clothing: the holy grail

Custom Compendium

Custom clothing and furnishings are saving the day for many merchants.

Dress furnishings: Invest in inventory!


Karen Alberg Grossman: In dress furnishings, retailers would do well to increase AURs rather than turn.

Making waves

Rocky Zhou

After just two seasons, Nikky’s Rocky Zhou stands out in a competitive market.