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The Weekend Sales Report Card

  • Kempt Staff


We’ve filtered through all of the online sale noise and graded your best options out there, should you feel inclined to do any menswear browsing this weekend...

For the Dapper Champs: Todd Snyder is knocking 20% off his Champion capsule collection with the code CHAMPION1. Discount: B+ Sizes Available: A Selection: A+

For the Outdoorsmen: Swansonian outfitters Orvis are slashing another 20% off items already on sale, including some Barbour. Discount: A Sizes Available: B+ Selection: B+

For the Shinola: Take 20% off everything at Bloomingdale’s, including some handsome Shinola watches, with the code Friend1. Discount: B Sizes Available: A Selection: B+

More of the good stuff on sale from favorites like Gitman Vintage, Allen Edmonds and others, after the jump.»

Not My Department


The New York department stores seem to be taking a page from stockbrokers—the page marked “frenzied panic.”

It was only a few weeks ago that Barneys and Bloomingdale’s announced a simultaneous across the board 40% markdown, but it looks there’s no bottom. Barneys has since raised the number to 60%, with Bergdorf and Saks offering up to 70%. It’s a feeding frenzy, and it has very little to do with Christmas.

Our take on the madness»

In the Mood for Bureau


A lot of designers have been inspired by early 60s chic, but it’s rare to see one merge nostalgia with a fresh take on menswear staples.

We recently took a look at the Fall ’08 line from recent Bloomingdale’s recruit Bureau, and it’s more forward-looking than you’d think at first glance. This isn’t the 1962 of Thom Browne, it’s more like 1962 of Wong Kar Wai, with one-button suits meshing with bizarre sweater piping for an otherworldly feel. The suits are appropriately slim, but distinctive touches like the high peak lapels keep it from getting lost in the crowd.

The fall designs will hit stores in August.