Posts Tagged: Sport Coats

Thursday: Oxxford Spring Trunk Show

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 »

Quick Market Recap

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 »

Bills Khakis Coral Retro Plaid Sport Coat

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 »

Peter Millar Spring Sport Coats

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.

Oxxford Spring Swatches

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 »

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YGWYPF: Oxxford Edition

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 »

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On The Fly: Now Serving Cut Lengths

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 »