Panama Hats

**History in Knots**: As went the vest, so went the bow tie. [A Suitable Wardrobe]

**Meat Packing**: Ain’t no party like a Details Block Party. [See Jack Shop]

**Journey of the Sole**: The Sartorialist visits a Florentine cobbler. [The Sartorialist]

**Stinking Up the Joint**: The how-tos of cologne shopping. [Men.Style]

**In Sync**: Justin Timberlake’s William Rast line gets a gravitas infusion from J. Lindeberg. [DNR News]

**Men in Tights**: Superheros and fashion? Throw in beer and cheerleaders and this would be the best exhibit ever. [WWD, 2nd item]

**Filmed to the Brim**: A preview of “Made in Ecuador—The Panama Hat Story.” [Vimeo]

**Rat Tails**: Hollywood’s into the Man-Nytails. As the poets say—get a haircut, and get a real job. [She Knows Best]

**Apples and Oranges**: “Steve Jobs is the Marc Jacobs of computers.” Please to explain. [The Motley Fool]

**Future Threads**: Solar-powered handbags. Bulletproof fabrics. Robotic exoskeletons. The exiting thing about this forecast is itch-free wool. [Live Science]

—G.B.

CONTRIBUTORS

  • Gabriel Bell