Corridor Expands

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By: Dale

It’s been a few short years since Dan Snyder launched Corridor Clothiers. Since then, he’s grown the brand, appeared in Japanese fashion magazines, and has retailers numbering in the forties. Not bad for a few years.

I caught up with him at the Pop Up Flea earlier this year to discuss a few of his new offerings, of which, there are many.  Continue reading

Grey Matters: My Trip to Flamekeepers Hat Club

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By: Dale

A few weeks ago I had a small problem, I was supposed to buy a light grey suit for a wedding and at the last minute, I didn’t. Instead, I bought a light grey fedora. I knew that wasn’t the point but here we are…

Purchasing a hat when I should’ve purchased a suit wasn’t even the trickiest problem now, the size of the hat, and specifically the size of my head, was.  Continue reading

Grey Suit Guide

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By: Dale

A close friend of mine is tying the knot in September and up until last week, they had no formal wedding party and I was simply a guest. After what can only be described as a plot twist (the groom’s words, not mine) I’m now a groomsman. The groom, requested only one thing – a light grey suit, the one suit that needs replacing in my wardrobe. I haven’t had a suit that color since my very first, you know, the one you need for interviews, weddings, funerals, graduations, celebrations, and court.

Since this expense is unexpected and I have my own tuxedo to worry about for my wedding next year, I’m going to keep this as modest as possible. After a week’s worth of research, here are five options worth thinking about. Continue reading

A Secret Celebration

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By: Dale

The custom clothiers Secret Empire threw a party for friends and family during New York Fashion Week: Men’s. Since it was sponsored by Charles Heidsick champagne they had a lot of it they wanted to share.

So I made my way to the West Village.

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Vacation Season: A Primer

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By: Dale

Welcome to “Vacation Season”. Everyone is doing it.

Each successful trip starts with a carefully planned packing process. Or you could try waiting until the last minute and getting angry at the four hours of sleep you got while running through the airport. A tactic I affectionately call “my way.” Here is the key to the former method while completely avoiding the latter. Continue reading