This Thursday Oxxford Clothes returns to Wingtip. The revered Chicago suitmaker is one of America’s most esteemed bespoke labels. They have been outfitting the most demanding gentlemen for nearly 100 years, and though they have long traded in classic silhouettes, they recently unveiled some more modern fits. Robb Report noted the change in 2010: “The… Read more »
Wingtip Wardrobe Consultant Alvin Lampkins mixes and matches with new shirts and jackets from Alfred Dunhill.
After London, it was off to New York for the big menswear show called MRket (MR is a trade magazine for the menswear industry, and this is their show). Between the MRket show and showrooms in Manhattan, probably 80% of what will appear in the store this fall was ordered last week. Here’s a quick… Read more »
Any menswear fan that watched the season premiere of Mad Men probably paid more attention to Pete when he appeared at Don Draper’s birthday party in a plaid, madras sportcoat. This Spring, Bills’ Khakis broke out a retro plaid for a loud Kentucky Derby/Memorial Day BBQ/Summer in the Hamptons/GTH sport coat. The coat is a… Read more »
New sport coats from Peter Millar have arrived. A beautiful selection of coats are available in various sizes, or have one custom made for you from the batch of swatches for the season.
Five books of fresh swatches have just arrived from Oxxford. The collection includes two for lightweight suitings, one for summer jackets, one for linens and cottons, and a final book of English mohairs. In keeping with the season, these are gossamer fabrics ? most are seven to nine ounces. And absolutely gorgeous. View the full… Read more »
This past summer, we tried to introduce a new acronym into the English language, because clearly we don’t have enough of those yet. OTF came up with YGWYPF, or “you get what you pay for,” and the first subject of our scrutiny was a pair of Legoman cufflinks bought on Etsy. Today, we move up… Read more »
Who (makes these): Holland & Sherry, Dormeuil, and Scabal What (they are): Cut lengths, a.k.a. bolts of fabric, that one buys to make up into a suit, sport coat, trousers, or any piece of tailored clothing you can imagine Where (these companies are from): England, France, and Belguim, respectively Why (you should care): because… Read more »