Archive

September 2013

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About True Religion Jeans

True Religion was founded in 2002 by industry veteran Jeffrey Lubell. The founder, chairman and chief executive officer built the brand based on the principles of quality, American-made authentic denim with timeless appeal and a vintage aesthetic. The brand offers a wide range of styles in nearly every category and embraces the motto: “It’s all about the fit.” True Religion clothing is made for and by people who don’t follow trends, they set them. The story of how True Religion came to be is a uniquely American tale. As a... Read More

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Gant Shirts and the Gant Label

THE SHIRT AND THE GANT LABEL After World War II, Bernard and Rose’s two sons, Marty and Elliot, returned home from active service. The brothers joined the family business and in 1949 they launched their own label, GANT of New Haven. The GANT shirt was an overnight success. An important feature was the button-down collar. Button-down shirts, originally an English innovation, where becoming very fashionable and GANT was the first to introduce such a shirt on a larger scale on the US market. The combination of Bernard’s dedication to quality... Read More

Barbour at Chameleon Menswear

Barbour is now at Chameleon Menswear here is a little bit about the history of Barbour The Barbour story began in 1894 in the Market Place in South Shields. Today the 5th generation family owned business remains in the North East, with Barbour’s headquarters located in Simonside, South Shields. Although it sources products from around the globe, Barbour’s classic wax jackets are still manufactured by hand in the factory in Simonside and each year over 100,000 jackets are processed via the central, subsidiary and local customer service operations. In 2004,... Read More