OPENING: L.L. BEAN WESTCHESTER

Tomorrow, leading outdoor retailer L.L. Bean opens it’s 16th store, in Westchester’s Ridge Hill, Yonkers. If you have a chance to visit during the four day grand opening, you can take part in a variety of cool activities, including basic map and compass navigation, fly-casting techniques and essential knots for the outdoors. In other words, all the stuff a modern man should know. For a full list of programs, click here. (more…)

PREVIEW: EDDIE BAUER SPRING 2012

Top retailers have been holding press events in New York these past two weeks to showcase their upcoming Spring Summer 2012 collections. It’s an opportunity for editors to view each new line close to home and an important step in marketing each new season. Eddie Bauer held their preview in a raw space in midtown and recreated the feeling of being in the Pacific Northwest. Capturing Seattle on the west side of Manhattan is no easy task, but the talented Eddie Bauer team (more…)

BURBERRY EVENT NYC

 

On Wednesday, October 5th, Burberry is having a launch party to celebrate their new menswear Brit Shop at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street. I’ll be there for the 6-8pm event to help guys shop, so please stop in and say hello and have a drink if you’re in town. It’s a great time to check out the impressive fall collection and see the new shop concept. RSVP to: 212.705.2175. Cheers.

SOCIAL MEDIA COMES ALIVE

 

This is one of the coolest and most innovative things I’ve seen in awhile. Meet “Marina,” a 25 foot tall robot blogger clad head to toe in the new Missoni for Target collection who tweets and takes pictures with her giant iPhone. Her Twitter handle reads: “I’m little Marina and I’m a real doll. That’s right, joints, hinges and all. And now, Target and Missoni have hired me to cover their new collection. Amazing!” She has a modest 812 followers, not bad (more…)

NEW BALANCE LAUNCHING NEW STORE

New Balance is launching a new retail store in New York City tomorrow, August 11th at 150 5th Avenue, on the corner of 20th Street. After many calls to the store went unanswered, a somewhat-knowledgeable employee kind-of-confirmed that they plan to carry all the styles we have grown to love over the years, from high performance trail runners to the more (more…)

PRADA MADE-TO-MEASURE

Prada is the ultimate shop for finding a dapper, perfectly tailored suit. I will be stopping by their Madison Avenue store from 5-6pm or so tonight to check out their Made-to-Measure program.  Please come by if you are free to see the collection and have a taste of Glenmorangie scotch.

TOMMY HILFIGER NYC EVENT

Come by for a drink and some new fall duds if you’re in town tonight.

LACOSTE: POLO OF THE FUTURE

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