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Style Guide: Structured vs Unstructured Jackets

Posted by Nikola Jovanovic on

Traditional suit and sport coat jackets have an underlying structure that gives them their shape. They rely on interfacings and padding to achieve and retain their form. Unstructured jackets started becoming popular in the 1970’s...

Style Guide to Men’s Hoodies

Posted by Nikola Jovanovic on

Hoodies come in a variety of fabrics from cashmere to cotton; dress versions to street wear. They were first manufactured in the 1930’s by Champion. Since then, they’ve had many adaptations:  purely athletic or outdoor...

What Makes Our Peruvian Vintage Crew T-shirts So Special?

Posted by Nikola Jovanovic on

Almost every company sells some form of t-shirt. The quality and fit are what make Peter Manning Vintage Crew T-shirts pure luxury. Fine Peruvian Pima cotton The first thing you’ll notice when you touch our...

Tuxedo Guide for the Shorter Man

Posted by Nikola Jovanovic on

  Getting that invitation in the mail that says Black Tie Only/Required, or even Black Tie Optional/Requested shouldn’t scare you. While wearing formal clothing, or tuxedos, can be intimidating because there are actually very exacting...

Guide to Spring Coats for Shorter Men

Posted by Nikola Jovanovic on

Peter Manning has a coat for every day of spring’s ever-changing weather. Whether you just need a light jacket for the slightly cool weather or a cold rain is coming, you can find a jacket...

Guide to Madras Plaid

Posted by Ellen Rubin on

The history of Madras fabric is tied up with colonialism, corruption and slavery on the one hand, and craftmanship and community pride on the other. If all this sounds like a soap opera, you aren’t...

Monochromatic Looks are Anything but Monotonous

Posted by Ellen Rubin on

Monochromatic simply means working in a single color – whether it’s in art or in clothing. It’s a simple concept, but anything but boring. A single color doesn’t mean that you have a single shade...

10 Reasons to Love Our Snow Pants

Posted by Ellen Rubin on

Can your snow pants actually improve your skiing/boarding performance? Probably not, but a pair that fits well will make your outdoor activities more enjoyable. Snow pants, even those that come in “short” sizes, have inseams...

Why we offer three types of button-up shirts

Posted by Randy Zhou on

First things first. We call them 'button-up' shirts as opposed to 'button-down.' Technically, button-down shirts refer to the collar, an inherently more casual style where the points of the collar are fastened to the body of...