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April 7, 2006 at 2:09 pm
Ralph Lauren’s cool and all, but I can’t help but think there’s a little too much of it.I’m obviously alone on this one tho…
April 7, 2006 at 2:35 pm
thirstin howl iii is a style icon for all of us.
April 7, 2006 at 3:06 pm
i agree that there are very little coverage as far neopolitan/italian preppy or saville rowe. the only magazines i know of are towne & country and departures. departures magazine is only available to american express gold members.
April 7, 2006 at 3:07 pm
April 7, 2006 at 3:42 pm
You say that there are no good magazines that cover men’s tailored clothes, but the bi-annual DNR MENSWEAR MAGAZINE, does an excellent job in my opinion.
April 7, 2006 at 4:36 pm
Very telling… I’m a big devotee of RL’s, though only the more interesting aspects of his offerings: fine-gauge sweaters; suiting; classic prints (i.e. herringbone or glen plaid). Furthermore he’s been pretty on-target for the past few seasons with menswear — AND womenswear.
April 7, 2006 at 4:51 pm
amillionpieces i completely agree with you! there are just too much people wearing it..that’s why i’m trying to avoid buying though i’ve got to admit that i am still being seduced by the beautiful RL store design and the advertising…
April 7, 2006 at 5:09 pm
DNR is good but not easily available, it is even hard to find in New York!
April 7, 2006 at 6:46 pm
Anon, oh yeah, I agree they do have some really good ads, and some very nice clothes. It’s just the saturation of it all, I like the idea of looking a little deeper into other designers and stores that have also very nice stuff, and aren’t so everywhere.
For fashion magazines, male ones are new here, I got FHM Collections (begrudginly as I don’t like FHM) last week, and it was pretty good, but GQ Style looks better, however they’re so hard to come by. There was no copies of GQ Style in my whole town!
April 7, 2006 at 9:52 pm
No one over 50 responded? And with all the old man style featured?
April 7, 2006 at 10:17 pm
I put “49+” so anyone over 49 fell into that group.
April 8, 2006 at 11:13 pm
instead of asking what people’s favorite labels are, a more interesting question would be which labels do people end up buying most often ?
As a retailer, I like fashion but at the end of the day, sell more clothes. My guess is that brands like The Gap and Banana Republic may pop up more than Dior.
Btw, I am one of the respondents to the survey.
April 10, 2006 at 12:23 am
i certainly hope the editors of gq, esquire and their uk counterparts gets to read this blog.
April 13, 2006 at 2:34 pm
Interesting that your male readers seem more fashion forward than their female counterparts. I guess it makes sense, since less of the male population loves fashion, you get a more concentrated sample.-a female reader