Tag Archives: Brooks Brothers

Simply American Black Friday Alert!


I would sooner have a root canal without anesthetic than plan a huge shopping trip to the mall on the day after Thanksgiving.  Today I am planning a series of naps and setting aside plenty of time to savor our … Continue reading

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I hope you can follow the thread of this story


90% of the apparel that you and I buy is not made by members of our extended American family.  It didn’t used to be that way.  As recently as the 1970s over 70% of apparel sold in the U.S. was … Continue reading

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Ya gotta start somewhere


  Three years ago I bought three Brooks Brothers Oxford dress shirts like the one pictured above.  A white one, a blue one and a blue striped one.  I bought the three for $140 during the Brooks Brothers Spring sale.  … Continue reading

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My nether regions were revolting


Over the past two years, I have transformed my wardrobe.  Most of the clothes I now wear on a daily basis are made by members of our extended American family.  I wear Wigwam socks, Allen Edmonds shoes, Jack Donnelly khakis and … Continue reading

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The high cost of offshore clothing


Photo: AP/A.M. Ahad You probably heard about the horrible tragedy at the garment factory in Bangladesh last month.  More than a 1000 workers died when the factory they were laboring in collapsed.  Some American brands that source their products from Bangladesh … Continue reading

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Don’t miss the Brooks Brothers’ sale!


I am a pretty cheap guy; just ask my wife.  For lots of products, that is not a problem since the American products are just as cheap as those from our pals in China.  But that is not true for … Continue reading

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