With a solid holiday season as the backdrop, men’s specialty stores shopped the New York market this week with gusto. Fall collections were strong and saleable, retailers said, with advanced fabrics in outerwear, modern silhouettes in tailored clothing and sophisticated knitwear among the biggest opportunities for later this year.
The young customer continues to drive business, they said, but more-mature shoppers are also updating their wardrobes, further resulting in a boost in business. “The older guy feels outdated with his baggy pants and wide point-to-point clothing,” said Van Weinberg of James Davis in Memphis.
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