Menswear Down Under; Jack Spade Expands; A Primer on British Workwear - 2/4/13
Jack Spade Plans Expansion
Over the least year-and-a-half, menswear label Jack Spade has laid the groundwork for a large scale expansion, and its owner, Fifth & Pacific, plans to position Jack Spade to become a worldwide lifestyle brand in the coming months. During 2012 Jack Spade opened seven new stores, and analysts predict that the business has the potential to generate over a $100 million in yearly revenue with high margins. Link
StyleForum posters are a truly cosmopolitan crowd, and for those who live outside of North America and Europe tracking down quality menswear can be a difficult task. This thread features Australian members sharing their favorite menswear spots, and their strategies for finding topline pieces in a country where high end men’s fashion is scarce. Link
All About Cabourn
Do you like vintage inspired clothing? How about pieces lifted directly from the British Army, circa 1930? If so, you should check out Nigel Cabourn – the British label is the ne plus ultra of mountaineering and military-inspired clothing, with quality and materials to match it’s admittedly high price tag. Link
Look of the Day
Unfortunately there’s no Classic Menswear entry for today – the subforum desperately needs to raise its game. Shameful!