Brooks Brothers gets the big picture when it comes to men’s clothes. Suits are on point. Dress shirts are just right. But it’s the seemingly small details that really set the brand apart. Take a look at a few.

Brooks Brothers

The Sleeves: Every dress shirt has 6-Pleat shirring to add some interest at the cuff.

The Buttons: Cross-stitching makes them super-durable – they won’t break or pop off.

The Fabric: In rare Supima cotton, button-fronts won’t shrink, stretch, or lose color.

Check out the superior details and construction up close. Shop our Brooks Brothers Boutique, which opened Wednesday, September 24, at 11AM ET.

By Chrissy Makkas, Staff Writer

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September 24, 2014

Yes, we all know the classic Brooks Brothers button-front is the first thing a man reaches for when he gets dressed for work in the morning. Because it’s a shirt that knows how to work hard. But it can play hard, too. So why not take it out for a spin come the weekend? Here are three ways to do it.

Brooks Brothers Weekend Style

1. Leave the top two buttons undone and throw on a sport coat for a date. Finish the look with dark jeans or classic chinos and loafers in leather or suede.

2. Roll the sleeves and try it with colored chinos to barhop with the guys. Give the chinos a couple of rolls if they have a narrow-leg cut and slide into boat shoes, sans socks.

3. Shrug it on (completely unbuttoned) over a tee and swim trunks at the beach. Once that ab workout you’ve been doing starts to pay off, go ahead and skip the tee.

It’s time to up your shirt game. Our Brooks Brothers Boutique opened Monday, June 23, at 11AM ET.

By Chrissy Makkas, Staff Writer

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June 23, 2014

Brooks Brothers. You know the name. It’s synonymous with foolproof style, tailoring, and every kind of suiting essential. This brand has more than earned its icon status – it’s been making the world a more dapper place since 1818. Two of its most influential contributions? Read on.

Brooks Brothers

The Ready-Made Suit (1849)
Call it a result of the California Gold Rush. Fortune seekers didn’t want to wait on tailors, so Brooks Brothers seized the moment and introduced the first off-the-rack suits.

Non-Iron Shirts (1998)
The search for wrinkle-free ends here with the launch of the BrooksEase – the original 100% cotton, non-iron shirt. Just toss in the washer and dryer and go. There’s no need to dry clean.

What will the brand pioneer next? The never-wash chino? The holeproof sock? We’re all ears.

Our Brooks Brothers Boutique opens Wednesday, March 19, at 11AM ET.

By Chrissy Makkas, Staff Writer

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March 19, 2014

Guys, we’re officially in that weird time of year. When it doesn’t feel like summer anymore, but fall isn’t quite here either. Your sweaters are probably still packed away (that is, if you managed to store them somewhere to begin with), but you can get by a little longer without them. How? Some light layering. Here’s what you’ll need.

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September 17, 2013

Rolling Sleeve Cuffs, the Right Way

The best part about spring? The way warmer temps create decidedly more casual office attire. Case in point: rolling up the cuffs on your dressy button-downs. It’s like the cool, nonchalant way of saying, “There’s work to be done here.” But did you know there’s a proper way to execute this laid-back look? Check out the steps below to achieve an effortless sleeve roll, then go ahead and get your hands dirty.

  1. Flip your cuff back and pull it up to just above your elbow.
  2. Evenly roll the nearby inside-out shirting until it covers half the cuff, keeping the sleeve snugly in place.
  3. Make sure to leave the edge of the cuff out so that any contrasting patterns or colors peek through.

Our Brooks Brothers Men Boutique opens Thursday, March 21, at 11AM ET.

By Keriann Coffey, Associate Blog Editor

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March 21, 2013

 

Brooks Brothers Pack of 2 Blue Cotton Slim Fit Boxer Shorts. If he insists on walking around the house in them, they better at least be cute.

The Get Gifty: Our Holiday Gift Shop Boutique is now open.

December 11, 2012

 

Sure, they’re small details – but from the knot to the dimple, these little nuggets of neckwear knowledge will have you tying together your suit like a polished pro.

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December 6, 2012

With cool weather, football games, and the upcoming holiday season on my brain, I’ve added quite a few things to my fall wish list. Whether I need a cozy collegiate-inspired sweater for game day or a wool shift dress for just about anything, our Brooks Brothers Boutique is fueling any and all additions to my must-have list.

1. Brooks Brothers Navy Wool University Sweater
Paired with jeans, boots, and a toasty scarf, this sweater is perfect for the big game.

2. Brooks Brothers Navy Corduroy Skirt
Bringing a cozy feel to the office is definitely a to-do this season, and this skirt puts a feminine twist on the corduroy trend while still being work appropriate.

3. Brooks Brothers Black Wool Shift Dress
Who doesn’t love a versatile LBD? As soon as I saw this classic silhouette I just knew I had to have it for all the upcoming holiday festivities.

Our Brooks Brothers Boutique opens Tuesday, September 25, at 11AM ET.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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September 25, 2012