Category Archives: Men’s Fashion

Haberdashery News – November 2021

2021 is the antithesis of 2020 This time last year the retail community had a plethora of merchandise leading into the holiday season – so much so that sales and promotions were popping up well before the usual Christmas rush. This year, exactly the opposite has happened.… Read the Rest

Haberdashery News – October 2021

Partners Card is coming, and so is our Partners Card Preview Party! SAVE THE DATE! This year, to celebrate Partners Card, we are changing up the brands…Reps Adam Sitzman from Stenströms, Jim Ferrell from Johnnie-O, and Suzanna and Christina from Beauty by Apothecary will be in-house.… Read the Rest

Haberdashery News – September 2021

Fall Showcase: Samuelsohn, Eton, Brax & Beauty by Apothecary This should get your attention – on September 23rd from 11am to 7pm, Ken’s is beginning the Fall 2021 season with an event showcasing our biggest brands! Our Samuelsohn custom event will feature all new fabrics from their suit, sport coat, slack, and formal wear swatches.… Read the Rest

Haberdashery News – July 2021

Harper’s Story [content warning: pet death] I met Harper when he was first brought into my friend Michael Weinstein’s home. Michael is a French trained executive chef from Dallas. I have been blessed to know all the amazing pets he’s had in his lifetime, but Harper was a special “one of a kind” animal  who could read your emotions and help you through a bad day, relationship, or time in your life.… Read the Rest

Have a Plan B, C, and D for Your Wedding

Introduction Meet Thomas and Priscilla. I am pleased to say they are now happily married.  This year we are all starting to find some normalcy again in our lives. The couples who waited until after 2020 to get married are overjoyed to plan their weddings in 2021.… Read the Rest

Haberdashery News – June 2021

The world continues to work in magical ways… We all have moments in life where our gut feeling says to stop, or look out, or just be open to what the universe is trying to tell us, if we are listening well enough.… Read the Rest

Wedding Consultations: What to Expect at Your Ken’s Appointment

So you made the appointment with a Ken’s haberdasher for your wedding. Here are some of the questions you can expect us to ask at your consultation: The date, location, and time of your wedding. Your budget for the groom and for the groomsmen.… Read the Rest

Live Live Supply Brand Launch

Today we’re excited to launch Live Live Supply at Ken’s! Kory spent a few minutes chatting with owner and designer Mario about the ethos and inspiration for the brand, the key Live Live pieces for the new season, and of course a lightning round of “hot or not”!… Read the Rest

December 2020 Haberdashery News

From PPP to SSS this Holiday Season Your haberdashers have been preparing for your holiday visits. We are still encouraging our clients (and selves) to be extra cautious this December while getting items for family and friends. Here are our suggestions for “Socially Safe Shopping” this holiday season at Ken’s.… Read the Rest

Feeling Thankful

Lessons Learned I was on a retailers’ Zoom call with stores across the country. At the end of the conference call one of the members asked the group, “what have we all learned from Covid?” There was complete silence as we absorbed the question that lingered like a right cross to the jaw.… Read the Rest

Ken’s Elevated Casual Event – Nick from NN07

We had a great time over the weekend with our three-day Ken’s Elevated Casual Event! Kory had a chance to speak with Nick from NN07 about his journey in the clothing world, the latest NN07 looks, and some hot takes on this season’s trends.… Read the Rest

October Haberdashery News

Denim Jackets are back! Ken’s teamed up with Good Man Brand to bring in our favorite jacket of the season! A simple 4-way stretch denim and microfiber jacket in a contemporary fit. This is the perfect item to pair with: BRAX trousers and 5-pocket pants Meyer stretch cotton khakis Meyer patterned cotton trousers SMN denim Complete the outfit with a  tee, v-neck, polo, or patterned shirt.… Read the Rest

A Chat with Mike Kern

Our representative from Samuelsohn, Mike Kern, stopped by today to talk about our made-to-measure program. … Read the Rest

The Secret to Modern Smart Business Attire

Sometimes you just get a feeling when something is going to be special. We knew this would be the case when we first began selling Brax pants, and time and time again they have proven to be a great option for our clientele.… Read the Rest

Choosing a Custom Clothier

How does one choose a custom clothier when there are so many out there? Longevity is one factor; reputation and reviews are another. Convenience of location is always a bonus, but you also need to consider whether a particular store offers all the extras you need, like shoes, neckwear, dress shirts, undergarments, sports clothes, and more.… Read the Rest

Fall Is the New Spring

Can you feel it? Things are beginning to shift below the surface, energy building for a new season. Yes, spring is about renewal, growth, and shedding off the winter.  Yet September is a time for reflection and preparation, and that’s another kind of fresh start. … Read the Rest

We Suit You

I love looking through the “hall of frame,” our scrapbooks at Ken’s. Imagine the 55 years of history that we have compiled!  It is rich in tradition with the marketing and advertising, the people and personalities, but especially the clothing history.… Read the Rest

Get Creative with a Custom Belt

Accessories for men have become sophisticated and nuanced, and belts are a big part of that. Just as the tie and pocket square or circle don’t need to be an exact match anymore, neither do the shoe and belt strap. That said, there are some rules. … Read the Rest

Wrinkle-Friendly Skies

The haberdashers at Ken’s get weekly questions about travel-friendly clothing, especially clothes for work travel. We all jump on a flight, and most of us just take carry-on luggage to bypass the hassle of airport baggage claims. The questions we get range anywhere from how to fold a garment for travel, to how to create more packing space, to what clothing pieces are best to take along on business trips.… Read the Rest

What ‘Being a Gentleman’ Means in the Modern World

Even in these days of technology that permeates our entire existence, we must not lose sight of basic human elements. Being a gentleman is one of those. We talked before about how style is more than just physical appearance, that it’s about your attitude, your actions, and your inner confidence.… Read the Rest

How a Collar Could Change Your Entire Summer Work Wardrobe

As summer approaches, many companies will be relaxing their dress codes a little bit, perhaps not requiring ties during the hottest months of the year. That said, a “no tie required” stipulation doesn’t mean that it’s going to be an endless sea of Casual Fridays – you still need to find a way to look like you mean business while you’re at work.… Read the Rest

How a Quality Wardrobe Can Give Your Career a Jumpstart

A lot of guys daydream about the wardrobe they’ll have after they’re successful, but that way of thinking is kind of like putting the cart before the horse. The clothes you wear can be the very thing that leads to success, or at least it can give you a good head start.… Read the Rest

Your Brand is YOU

My sole purpose is to serve. It is an honor to be able to do so across so many different avenues of people, businesses, and organizations. To serve someone to the best of my abilities, I must get to know them better through consultation.… Read the Rest

Samuelsohn Has Come A Long Way

Samuelsohn clothing has been making large strides in the men’s fashion industry these past couple of years. Their new design team is at the heart of the revival. It is about design, comfort, and feel with “love” woven in each and every piece.… Read the Rest

Knit Pick

We live in a world where we can choose our style. Style promotes our image, our image gives us confidence, and the confidence brings success. The current men’s style for the coming summer will once again be changing out the dress shirt and tie and in exchange for the polo knit.… Read the Rest

Dressing for Success

The first quarter of the year is a great time for getting back to a better shape physically and mentally. It usually takes a minimum of three months to see noticeable differences in your shape, plus understanding that this is a “lifestyle” change, and not just another diet.… Read the Rest

Ken’s Haberdashery News — Spring 2018

Spring Trend Report We are right around the corner from another great season! Spring trends continue to emerge each day and week within the shop. Here are some items to keep an eye on to stand out this spring! Samuelsohn is all about the fabrication within the garments for Spring 18.… Read the Rest

A Groom’s Plan

So you popped the question, and she said “yes,” but before we get to the “I do” part there is a lot of planning. Quite honestly most of it will be with your fiancé and family sorting through details of location, dates, parties, catering, reception, the guest list, etc.… Read the Rest

A Wedding Plan

So, you have decided to get married and now have the task of planning the wedding with the love of your life? While this may seem like a daunting task, this should be a time of growing as a couple, making decisions for your lives together, and planning the day that begins it all.… Read the Rest

Break the habit, and get results…everywhere you go

Gents, I have been doing this a long time and have seen many mistakes. The classic one is monotony in ones closet. Go ahead and buy another solid blue shirt, or another flat gray slack without any texture or design. Will you get comments or compliments on it?… Read the Rest