Which workwear manufacturers do you stalk on resale websites, readers? Which manufacturers do you fondly keep in mind from yesteryear?
I used to be just lately reminded of Lauren Merkin bags, which I desperately needed about 15 years in the past, and was thrilled to lastly get one. I had forgotten the model’s title… and once I Googled it I acknowledged the blue clutch I had nearly instantly from the pile in my closet that hasn’t seen any use previously two years..
It seems to be just like the model is just obtainable on resale websites, so I assumed it is likely to be enjoyable at present to speak in regards to the now-shuttered manufacturers that you simply nonetheless keep in mind and suppose are stalkable on resale websites. (And, which manufacturers do you keep in mind, however are extra nostalgia and never applicable for the tendencies of at present?)
Nice Workwear Model from the Aughts: Classiques Entier
Readers LOVED these sheath clothes and fits from the Nordstrom home model, Classiques Entier — even after they made the disastrous determination to plonk an enormous shiny zipper on the again of each costume. Numerous the garments have been ponte, so I’d watch out about shopping for something too used — and lots of them have been sheath clothes and Very Structured garments. (I’m simply linking to a Google Picture search right here, however you may see lots of those that we featured here — I nonetheless suppose they give the impression of being good.)
Nordstrom additionally had a suiting model that was referred to as Semantiks that’s no extra however was favored on the time.)
Different Workwear Manufacturers from the Aughts
Different manufacturers that I keep in mind fondly from this time interval, like Iisli and LAMB, in addition to way more expanded workwear choices from of us like DvF (entire suits!) and Donna Karan. There have been additionally some impartial manufacturers that opened and closed comparatively rapidly, however have been good high quality, like Numari, Quincy, and Doncaster.
It’s value noting that some mass market shops and types shuttered that individuals liked, most notably The Restricted; readers significantly liked their fits and pants. Jones New York had stable work clothes and tops (individuals significantly liked them for apple/rectangular shapes, if reminiscence serves), and it appears like AK Anne Klein had a TON extra in shops again then additionally.
Readers, what are your ideas — what manufacturers do you stalk on resale websites? What manufacturers do you keep in mind fondly from the period (whether or not they’re round or not anymore)?