Yearly Archives: 2014


November 12th, 2014

Last month, we wrote of today's "skinny" clothing, its attributes and drawbacks. Now, we would like to draw your attention to the modern fabrics for skinny clothing that make them soft, comfortable and easy to wear. Elastane, also known as Lycra, represents an evolution in man-made fibers, when woven into wool and cotton, produces a…
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Skinny Fitting Modern Clothing

October 21st, 2014

Today, many designers worldwide are showing "skinny" fitting clothing --Clothing manufactured to fit closer to the body than in the past. Here in this post, we'd like to discuss their attributes and drawbacks. For the many, whose silhouettes are trim, the "skinny" fit can be and is a very flattering look. Trouser legs are trimmer…
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The Renaissance of an American Icon

July 28th, 2014

We would like to share our thoughts with you, reflecting on the writings of Karen Alberg Grossman, in the MRKETPLACE e magazine of July 18th, 2014, as she eyes the future of Hickey Freeman. She wrote "... familiar but modernized in the finest Italian fabrics, lightest weight canvases and hand-crafted luxury details (hand-turned collars, working…
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Summer Passion 2014

July 1st, 2014

The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, Abbott's custard and CMAC--yes summer has arrived and with it, we would like to share with you style concepts that will keep you tuned in and comfortable in the heat and humidity. Like no other fiber, Linen, without question, gets our top nod for summer comfort and sophistication. It's…
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