Archive for June, 2014

Hertling Trousers | Factory Tour

Posted: June 28, 2014 We are privileged to be able to call Julie Hertling a friend. Julie, is a true gentleman, who has been able to stay relevant in this very trendy and fickle industry by steadfastly delivering meticulously hand-tailored trousers—using turn-of-the-century craftsmanship in Brooklyn, NY. In his words: “I don’t know. I like what I’m doing, and if I’m not doing [...] View Gallery

Gary’s new hat: vintage Panama

Posted: June 16, 2014 John Hardy was a remarkable man, a World War II Navy veteran, a graduate of both Harvard and Boston University, a lifelong history professor and our very good friend. Before passing away in 2013, he gave Gary a bamboo tube, not much bigger than a cigar holder containing a parasisal hat body in its original condition—it had [...] View Gallery

Jacket Construction 101

Posted: June 14, 2014 All about: fusing, canvas, half-canvas > cost, comfort and value. We pride ourselves on stocking some of the finest quality-to-price ratio suits and sports jackets from brands such as Samuelsohn and Jack Victor.  One of the critical components we consider when selecting product for Drinkwater's is the garment’s construction. As with many other products, a majority [...] Continue Reading