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The Weekend Sales Report Card

  • Kempt Staff

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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 Kicks: Beckett Simonon is showing your feet some love with $20 when checking out with the code VALENTINE. Discount: B- Sizes Available: A Selection: A

For the Sleeper Steals: Snag a few British dress shirts from Charles Tyrwhitt at rock-bottom prices, up to 75% off. Discount: A+ Sizes Available: A Selection: A

For the Menswear Steals: Club Monaco is slashing an additional 30% off already-reduced menswear with the code WEARNOW. Discount: A Sizes Available: B Selection: B+

More of the good stuff on sale from favorites like J.Crew, Levi’s and others, after the jump.»

The Weekend Sales Report Card

  • Kempt Staff

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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 Olympic Pride: Ralph Lauren is slashing prices by up to 75% off in the final markdowns of their winter sale. Discount: A Sizes Available: B+ Selection: B+

For the Sleeper Steals: Neiman Marcus is taking an additional 25% off already-reduced Last Call items. Discount: B+ Sizes Available: B Selection: B+

For the Valentine’s Baggage: Winter Session is giving you 25% off their Colorado-made bags, wallets and aprons through February 14. Discount: B Sizes Available: N/A Selection: B+

More of the good stuff on sale from favorites like Boast, Levi’s and others, after the jump.»

The Weekend Sales Report Card

  • Kempt Staff

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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 Southern Dandy: Sid Mashburn is slashing prices up to 50% off a handsome array of suiting, shirting and sweatering. Discount: A Sizes Available: B+ Selection: B+

For the #Menswear Steals: Todd Snyder is going even deeper with the discounts on his winter sale, with up to 75% off everything left with up to 75% off everything left. Discount: A Sizes Available: B Selection: B+

For the Alabaman Crispiness: Lyonstate has dropped their final reductions down to 70% off for your deep-winter needs. Discount: A Sizes Available: B+ Selection: B+

More of the good stuff on sale from favorites like Wittmore, Unis and others after the jump.»

The New International Men’s Shops to Know

  • Kempt Staff

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In our grand tradition of keeping you up to date on the international men’s shop scene, we’ve scoured the globe for the newest openings in your regular haunts—you know, Hong Kong, Amsterdam, the usual. Because you never know when you’re going to need a new pair of swim trunks en route to Bali.

Here are the latest updates to your already-dapper international rolodex of men’s shops...»

The Weekend Sales Report Card

  • Kempt Staff

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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 California-cana: Stock up on the West Coast Americana from SF’s Unionmade with an additional 20% off sale items when using the code TAKE20. Discount: B+ Sizes Available: A- Selection: B+

For the Chill-Waviness: Get beachy with 25% off select items at Saturdays Surf NYC. Discount: B+ Sizes Available: B+ Selection: A

For the Rugged #Menswear: H.W. Carter & Sons is knocking an additional 20% off sale and non-sale items with the code 0020. Discount: B+ Sizes Available: A- Selection: A-

More of the good stuff on sale from favorites like Need Supply, Patagonia and others, after the jump.»

The 10 Most Important International Menswear Openings

  • Caitlin Ganswindt

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As enthusiasts of a well-tailored lifestyle, our quest for noteworthy handsomeness knows no bounds. We’ve trekked the farthest reaches; from Ibiza to London to Aoyama and back to bring you our next installment of the international store report. Think Savile Row tailoring, Japanese surf style and American heritage with some Hong Kong-ese topspin.

Presenting: the 10 most notable new storefronts overseas.»

The Weekend Sales Report Card

  • Kempt Staff

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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 Luxe Steals: Todd Snyder just upped the ante on his summer sale with up to 75% off his spring gear. Discount: A+ Sizes Available: B- Selection: B+

For the Alabaman Handsomeness: Billy Reid just kicked off his summer sale season with up to 60% off his Southern fineries. Discount: B+ Sizes Available: B+ Selection: A-

For the Rugged Menswear: A fresh new batch of markdowns from 20% to 50% off have just hit the webshop at Hickoree’s Hard Goods. Discount: B+ Sizes Available: A- Selection: A-

More of the good stuff on sale from favorites like Stag, Ralph Lauren and more after the jump.»

The Weekend Sales Report Card

  • Kempt Staff

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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 Luxe Steals: Mr Porter has just made their final markdowns of up to 80% off whatever is left of their semiannual sale. Discount: A+ Sizes Available: B- Selection: B+

For the Continental Handsomeness: Zara’s dapper older brother, Massimo Dutti, has just launched their summer sale. Discount: B+ Sizes Available: B+ Selection: A-

For the Menswear Essentials: Todd Snyder’s annual summer sale has just kicked off, with 60% off his eponymous line. Discount: A Sizes Available: A Selection: A

More of the good stuff on sale, after the jump.»

Unionmade and Makr Team Up

  • Najib Benouar

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Menswear favorite Unionmade has just opened up a shop-in-shop with the leather experts at Makr—who’ve gone from making the blogger-bait of slim wallets to building a small empire of neo-rustic home goods.

And unlike most shop-in-shop situations, you don’t actually have to make it to SF’s Mission District to get your hands on this stuff. Because it’s all online for the taking. Makr’s got their signature leather-y and canvas-y handsomeness on display, but the real standouts are the items they’ve coated in a powder green that’s unique to the capsule collection.

Take a closer look at our favorites, after the jump.»

The Weekend Sales Report Card

  • Kempt Staff

Weekend Sales

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 Handsome Sweat-Protection: Check out the quality undergarments over at Choctaw Ridge, because they’re all 15% off this weekend with the code FATHER15. Discount: B- Sizes Available: A Selection: A-

For That Sought-After Edge: The boys at Rogue are slashing 30% off select merchandise for their summer sale. Discount: B+ Sizes Available: A Selection: A

For Weathering the Elements: Shield yourself from that cool summer breeze with jackets and sweaters on sale at French Garment Cleaners for 20% off retail. Discount: B Sizes Available: A- Selection: C+

More of the good stuff on sale, after the jump.»

Carson Street Clothiers Opens Up E-Shop

  • Najib Benouar

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Today, order has been restored in the land of #menswear. Because Carson Street Clothiers has finally launched e-commerce.

When we took you inside the NYC shop founded by two Internet-famous menswear pals, it was a feast for the eyes—full of hard-to-find Italian blazers and so on. But the stuff was still mostly unattainable for anyone who couldn’t make it to SoHo. And for a couple of guys who made their bones in the online world of menswear, it left a large portion of Tumblr wondering when CSC would embrace their hashtaggy roots. Now, thanks to their triumphant return to the Internet, the #menswear masses can finally get their hands on all that L.B.M., Bastian and in-house suiting they’ve been craving from afar.

Take a look at a few of our favorites after the jump.»

Know Your Size: A Five-Step Guide to Buying Shirts Online

  • Najib Benouar

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To even the most hardscrabble gentleman of style, online shopping can be unsettling—like rowing in a vast ocean filled with “slim-fit" shirts, cryptic neck-to-sleeve ratios and hard-to-translate European conversions that might end up hanging like burlap sacks from your shoulders.

But we’re here to tell you that with a little preparation and study, there’s no reason to be scared of filling your cart with all that Italian linen and Scottish tweed that’s been tempting you from afar for so long.

It’s finally here: the definitive guide to buying clothes online that actually fit.»

A Vault Full of Dapperness for the Taking

  • Najib Benouar

For those of you lucky enough to be in New York City this weekend, we have some really, really ridiculously good-looking news.

Our comrades-in-style over at UrbanDaddy are hosting a two-day, whiskey-infused extravaganza of dapperness called the Vault on Saturday and Sunday in SoHo (70 Wooster St, to be exact).

In said Vault will be untold wonders of menswear from the likes of Michael Bastian, Slowear, Oliver Spencer, Richard James, Barker Black and more, at unheard-of prices—camelhair chesterfields from MB, gray hopsack suits from Richard James Savile Row, the coveted Incotex pants line from Slowear...

As with any good celebration of handsomeness, the scotch will be flowing freely. And if you happen to be in the giving mood, they’ve also set up complimentary on-site gift wrapping. (Just remember to act surprised when you open them later.)

See the flier with all of the pertinent information, after the jump.»

Alyssa Miller Has Locked Herself Out Again

  • Kempt Staff

Masters of Ceremony: GQ catches up with Opening Ceremony’s creators to talk about their fashion empire and how to stay relevant for a decade. [GQ]

A Fresh Coat: Hypebeast goes into the belly of the S.E.H. Kelly factory to see how their handsome peacoats are made. [Hypebeast]

Gown Up: A timely ode to flannel dressing gowns. (That’s classy-talk for “robes” by the way.) [Die, Workwear]

Or Skip to Step 5: The only guide on opening stuck jars you’ll ever need to read. [Esquire]

Navigating the Pop Up Flea V

  • Najib Benouar

The Pop Up Flea has become the stuff of #menswear legend. And it’s back for its fifth installment—but you’d be mistaken to think they’re still doing the same old stuff. This one is going to be even bigger and even better. (Trust us, we know a guy.)

If you’ve never heard of the PUF (though we highly doubt that, if you’re reading Kempt), imagine all of your favorite bloggerly things on the Internet materialized in one place: knobby wooden posts you can actually touch, your favorite shoemaker in the flesh, the smell of motor oil and vintage tweed in the air... The whole thing was conceived by Michael “ACL” Williams and our very own editorial director, Randy Goldberg, who has so graciously allowed us to pick his brain on what to expect from the three-day extravaganza that kicks off at 3pm tomorrow at NYC’s ROOT (Drive-In) studios. (And show you a few sneak peeks.)

The definitive guide to navigating all of the menswear, automobiles and art installations that will be at this weekend’s Pop Up Flea.»