You can usually count on the best-dressed people at the trade shows to be creative director of something or other. In the case of this week’s capsule show, it was Dan Hendricks of Spiewak, demonstrating Malkovichian intensity and an excellent use of the semi-clubbed collar.

The bean boots are a sign of the slush epidemic that overtook Manhattan this morning, but the watch, tie and tie bar are all prime examples of how well modern workwear does accessories.

Most importantly, he brings a Mr. Rogers-style cardigan into the otherwise rugged mix. It’s a nice curveball, and one of the more neglected items in the winter-layering canon. Our waxed-cotton newsboy caps are off to him.

—R.B.

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  • Russell Brandom