LEADING INDEPENDENT APPAREL RETAILERS

The retailers below have been selected by their peers for membership in the Apparel Forum, an association of the top independent upscale merchants in the United States. Each one represents the best in selection, service and quality, and has a reputation for superior customer satisfaction.

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Lifestyle Features

World Scene

EXPERIENCE LIFE’S LITTLE LUXURIES BY DONALD CHARLES RICHARDSON THE ART OF STYLE Le Royal Monceau, Raffles in Paris is a very fashionable hotel. Between rushing out to glamorous appointments, modish guests dine in the restaurants, gather at Le Bar Long for cocktails, or indulge in the Spa My Blend by Clarins (which has the longest indoor pool in Paris). And it’s [...]

The Marilyn Mystique

50 YEARS AFTER HER DEATH, SHE’S STILL TURNING HEADS. BY ROBERT HAYNES-PETERSON My first on-screen crush was Natalie Wood in Rebel Without a Cause. I was 16. Wood’s soulful eyes and short-sleeved angora sweaters were magical, though the film was already 30 years old. Marilyn Monroe, on the other hand, wasn’t on my radar. There was the Elton John song, [...]

Roll With It

YOU DON’T HAVE TO EAT OUT TO EAT SUSHI. BY ERIC BUTTERMAN If you’re looking for something light to eat, few things satisfy like sushi.With properties that promote better memory and overall well-being, it’s long been one of the staples of the East. But over the last two decades, Americans have increasingly wanted to make it for themselves. The good [...]

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Fashion Features

Ask Forum: Fall 2013 Fashion Tips for Him

Q: I recently bought some dress shirts with French cuffs. On the inside part of each cuff, there are two cufflink holes, while on the outside part of the cuffs, just one. Why? It’s to adjust the tightness of the sleeve, although not all makers offer this option. In any case, kudos to you for wearing French cuffs and cufflinks, adding a touch of [...]

26 Shades of Blue

THIS SPRING, THE WORLD’S MOST UNIVERSALLY BELOVED COLOR — AND THE COLOR THAT SOMEHOW MAGICALLY LOOKS GOOD ON EVERYONE — IS EVERYWHERE! IN A STUNNING SPECTRUM OF SOLIDS, PRINTS, TEXTURES AND PATTERNS, WHEN IT COMES TO BLUE, THE SKY AND THE SEA ARE THE LIMIT. SO GO GET YOUR BLUE ON! PHOTOGRAPHY: SERGIO KURHAJEK / STYLING: [...]

Ask Forum: Spring 2013 Fashion Tips for Her

Q: There are many beautiful, lightweight scarves out there, but how can I wear them in the warmer months? In the Northwest where it rarely gets too hot, you can pretty much use a scarf all year, especially a sheer style in airy cashmere or a cotton/cashmere blend. When it does get warmer, untie it [...]

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News & Events

Rodes Events

September 12 & 13, 2012 at Rodes For Him Measure Up has been producing the finest custom shirts in the industry for over 20 years.  Each one is hand crafted, one at a time here in the U.S.  From basic white to luxurious detailed fabrics, pocket and cuff selections, the options are endless.  Measure Up [...]

Mitchells / Richards / Marshs Events

Greenwich June 1st – Veronica Beard Pre-Fall/Fall Trunk Show June 16th – Mikimoto Trunk Show June 16th – Robin Rotenier Men’s Trunk Show June 16th – Tailor Vintage Selling Day June 23rd – Giorgio Armani Resort Trunk Show

Mario’s Events

Women’s Akris Fall Trunk Show  Seattle: Saturday, June 9   Women’s Oscar de la Renta Fall Trunk Show Seattle: Thursday, June 14 – Friday, June 15

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