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In menswear, what is a drop

What does “drop” mean … 6” drop, 7” drop, 8” drop. In men’s clothing, the difference in the size between the jacket and the pant, is called the drop.   The standard in the industry is 6”.  That means if a man gets a suit jacket that is a size 40,...

Suits for Wedding, Suits for Prom

Suits for weddings. If the suit fits, where it … but make sure it is appropriate for the occasion and fits properly.  Wearing a suit always makes a guy feel “sharper”, as well it shows more respect to the hosts of an event, and the event itself.  On the...

Men’s Fashion Trends

Men’s Fashion Trends: how they will be reinvented. Years ago some started snowboarding because it was the “cool” thing to do, and skiing was considered something that older people did.  Skiing has been revived and is now in vogue again, however ski design is...

Are “sales” legitimate

Black Friday Sale … 50%, 60%, 70%, 80% off !!!  Sales (Black Friday, Boxing Day ...): what are they all about and are they legitimate. At ROBBIE BROWN: Clothing for Men up to 5’8”, our "sales" are legitimate sales, in which we give our customers a truly amazing...

Short and Stout

Clothing for a shorter man with a stomach: 3” drop vs stout.   There are a lot of men that are short, have a stomach, and can’t fit into a 6” drop garment. A “drop” is the difference between a man’s jacket size and his pant size. The industry is based on a 6”...

Casual Dressing: the evolution of menswear

MEN ARE DRESSING MORE CASUALLY: WHAT ARE THE RULES   To begin with, there are no rules, as fashion is (or should be) dictated by appropriateness, respect and image. Let’s start by saying that everyone has to stop using the phrase, “men are dressing more...

Too Tight is Terrible

There is no excuse to look like sh!t I was at an evening event recently, and could not believe how poorly guys dressed.  Being a professional retailer, I simply have to emote … and sincerely hope that this message gets around, because guys and their significant...

Spring’s “Must Have” Top Coat

Spring’s “Must Have” Top Coat

Ahhhh, welcome to spring one day cooler one day colder one day a bit warmer one day wet snow one day drizzling one day windy one day rainy one day damp one day sunny … and welcome to the ubiquitous Top Coat. This is the coat that you must have and in the transition...