Wake Up Round Up: What’s The Point Of Flagships In An Era Of E-Commerce?

What's the point of flagships in this era of e-commerce? [Racked]

Man of the Week: Psy. The South Korean rapper is nothing if not distinctive when it comes to his style. [WWD]

On Monday, e-tailer Bonobos opened its third “guideshop” in Palo Alto, Calif. The showroom-cum-retail store allows customers to see and try on the full range of Bonobos suits, shirts and pants and order product from the Web site, via appointments with personal “guides.” [WWD]

Joshua Jackson once cut Diane Kruger out of a Dior Couture dress. [Fashionista]

Scott Schuman: “I don’t really care where these people get their clothes from, it doesn’t matter to me, it isn’t going to matter 100 years from now. A good shot is a good shot. That’s all I really care about. But you can tell who are the people who are going over the top to create a shot [or] to be shot. There’s something about that, that, to me anyway, doesn’t create a good shot. There’s something very calculated about it.” [Fashionista]

“On September 27, Gap will release a capsule collection by the six GQ-chosen designers–BLK Denim, Saturdays NYC, Ian Velardi, Mark McNairy New Amsterdam, Ovadia and Sons, and Todd Snyder–ranging from a $20 pair of boxer briefs to a $348 leather bomber.” [Fashionista]

Where were all the lady writers in Vogue's September issue? [The Cut]

“Haberdash is shaking things up in the Windy City. The Chicago men’s specialty store this month is launching a full e-commerce site and is segmenting its two stores to focus on more specialized merchandise offerings.” [WWD]

[Photo by Marc de Groot]

 

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