Universal Works Editorial for Drinkwater’s on Metropolitan Society

Posted: December 26, 2014 Metropolitan Society is an online lifestyle magazine dedicated to art, design, fashion, architecture, food, and other creative endeavors. Our latest collaboration with Metropolitan Society's Creative Director, Stephen Hopkins features Universal Works. Universal Works aims to mix the great British clothing heritage with a modern, more international feel. The ideas come from a humble blue-collar background but one that knows how [...] View Gallery

Individualized Shirts | Factory Tour

Posted: December 10, 2014 In 1961, two shirt makers, John La Resca and George Zimmerman, launched a small shirt manufacturing business in Paterson, New Jersey. Their vision was simple: provide America’s best specialty men’s stores with a custom shirt program they could not otherwise initiate on their own. Now, over 53 years later, Individualized Shirts (I.S.) continues to be America’s custom shirt [...] View Gallery

Engineered Garments Editorial for Drinkwater’s on Metropolitan Society

Posted: October 30, 2014 Metropolitan Society is an online lifestyle magazine dedicated to art, design, fashion,architecture, food, and other creative endeavors. This well-received collaboration between Drinkwater's and Metropolitan Society's Creative Director, Stephen Hopkins displays the functionality of the Engineered Garments brand, as well as the versatility of each piece. The title, Botanica, was inspired by  Engineered Garments' homegrown process of designing and making these [...] View Gallery

Custom Shirt Special Promotion

Posted: October 10, 2014

Buy 5 shirts and get your 6th shirt on us or order just 2 shirts with no cutting fee.  Regularly a 4 shirt minimum and $50 fee.   November 15 > December 15, order 2014

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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