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Balmain: From French Refinement to Global Glitz

This article is the second in our presentations about Parisian couture houses active today and how they came into being. Pierre Balmain, founder, 1914-1982 Balmain was born in the town of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, in the Savoy region of France.  His father … Continue reading

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Modern as a Menswear Mag

New publication ventures ebb and flow.  The last few years the trickle became a mighty river, and these are marketed mostly towards young, adventurous male consumers.  We have been able, luckily, to subscribe to many of these, so we are … Continue reading

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Magazine of the Week

Hi, everyone! So it’s really a store catalog, but it’s a serial and we have ’em. J. Peterman is one of the many store catalogs that we get regularly.  (Yeah, I know this isn’t the cover of the current one, … Continue reading

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