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September 2022

Indeed, the perfect leather jacket remains the most desirable item for consumers. “The leather jacket is one of the best options for outerwear in the fall”

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August 2021

Peter Manning gets me. Being a direct-to-consumer brand, I don’t need to face a judgy salesperson or tell Tiny Tim stories about how there’s not a pair of Levi’s that doesn’t need to be cut off at my ankles.

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July 2021

Featuring our Tech Shorts in its "Best New Workout Clothes and Accessories" list

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May 2021

Peter Manning NYC was featured in Dapper Confidential's favorite outdoor gear items.

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January 2021

During COVID-19, [Peter Manning's] proprietary size system — based on height, weight and body type — has been a huge relief for short kings, especially the site’s simple size calculator, which allows you to punch in a couple of numbers and get your accurate size.

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January 2018

The average American man stands at just about 5-foot-8 inches and those who measure below that can have a hard time finding the right clothes. But 5-foot-8 clothier Peter Manning wants to change that...

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September 2017

Palo Alto is a powerful Shopify theme that will set you apart from the rest with a variety of sections and features.

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June 2017

Peter Manning, the biggest name in outfitting the under-6-foot male, smartly cuts its dress shirts, with their modest spread collars, from pinpoint oxford.

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May 2017

According to men’s designer Peter Manning, 30 million American men are 5-foot-8-inches and under. Yet most of these shorter- to moderate-sized guys are forced to wear ill-fitting clothes designed for the taller set.

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May 2017

Manning considers it his duty to inform men who are smaller that they will look taller in snugger clothes.

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May 2017

The Observer came to Peter for his take on ties for the "Not-So-Tall" guy.

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April 2017

Style Girlfriend ("Men's style from a female perspective") caught up with the Peter Manning team to get the essential tips for dressing for your height and see our everyday office style.

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April 2017

For men who have spent a lifetime wearing ill-fitting off-the-rack clothes, the store will seem an improbable wonderland. Jeans that don’t bunch at the ankles. Suits that fit without tailoring. Dress shirts that don’t feel like dresses. Polos in a range of colors, not just the last extra-small left, in fuchsia.

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March 2017

Mr. Hansen and co-founder Peter Manning launched the brand in 2012 with an online store and a shop in Brooklyn. Now, they have relocated to Manhattan’s Flatiron District, opening last week. I paid them a visit.

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March 2017

Jeff Hansen, co-founder and CEO of Peter Manning NYC, shares the story behind his clothing line for men below 5'9" tall.

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February 2017

We’re on the top floor of three townhouses that have been combined with wood floors, exposed-brick walls, and the remnants of old fireplaces. It’s meant to look like a private atelier, because not every guy needs us, and the shop is about education and problem-solving; that’s why people come in person.

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December 2016

The 13 Biggest Style Problems for Short Dudes Solved": Peter provides some insight on the most common questions he gets from our customers.

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October 2016

This Brooklyn-based company is looking to bring serious style to those shorter folk. The team at Peter Manning doesn’t just make pants that have shorter hemlines, oh no. All of Peter Manning’s clothing are not just designed for a shorter man’s height, but for a shorter body as well.

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Aaron Marino, featuring Peter Manning NYC, gives his 10 men's fall style essentials.

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September 2016

Brooklyn Style explores Peter Manning NYC, the Brooklyn based clothing store that's weaving a fashion line for 'not-so tall' men.

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July 2016

Peter and co-founder, Jeff Hansen, sat down with Andrew Nusca, Fortune's Senior Business, Technology & Finance Editor, to discuss Peter Manning NYC.

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June 2016

Peter Manning just wanted a pair of chinos that fit and a shirt that didn't fall to his knees.

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May 2016

Dapper Peter and Jeff are clearly passionate about their brand. 'The world doesn’t need another clothing company,' Peter told me. 'But it needs this one.'

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March 2016

Manning is no slouch in the fashion department — Vanity Fair named him to its 2015 International Best Dressed List, along with such notables as Benedict Cumberbatch and Thom Browne.

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March 2016

Peter Manning NYC was featured in an advertisement for our good friends at M&T Bank.

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February 2016

Atlanta and Company featured Peter Manning NYC along with fashion blogger Aaron Marino modeling our clothes.

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February 2016

Peter Manning displayed his menswear collection with a special size chart to help the "not-so-tall guys" get the right fit. NY1 Arts and Culture reporter, Stephanie Simon, has more from Men's Fashion Week.

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November 2015

Primer Magazine, an online men's interest blog, showcases Peter Manning NYC in its Live Action Getup feature on autumn layering.

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October 2015

Aaron Marino reviews Peter Manning NYC on his AlphaM Style YouTube program.

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February 2015

For Manning, the fact that this population is ignored is both ‘strange’ and ‘crazy’ and a host of other adjectives. In many ways, he sees his clothing line as a sort of mission: ‘We’re doing something special.’

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December 2014

Peter goes on-air with George Stephanopoulos to show how to dress better if you're short.

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March 2014

Now, two years later, Peter Manning the brand has doubled its business from the first year and is on track to double it again. In addition, its products ship to all 50 United States and 10 foreign countries. Meanwhile, Peter Manning the person is satisfied, knowing he helps the ‘short’ guys of the world wear better fitting – and better looking – clothes.

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February 2014

The clothes are going to fit properly, and when that happens, you look taller, trimmer and just overall better," Mr. Manning said.

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December 2013

There’s a fashion fix for pretty much every body type out there. Teeny grandma? Petites department. Brawny lumberjack? Big and Tall. Voluptuous woman?

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November 2013

Peter Manning’s dreams of a clothing line for shorter men dates back to a teenager hankering for bell-bottoms while growing up in Larchmont, New York.

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October 2013

PeterManningNYC.com sells everything from well-fitting pants and blazers for the office to shorts, chinos, and t-shirts for the weekend. But the truly revolutionary aspect of the brand is its size calculator. Guys can input their height and weight, and find out which of the four size categories they fall under.

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October 2013

Peter Manning Five Eight/New York Founder Peter Manning discusses how he came up with a business that caters to men that are 5’8” tall or shorter with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg Television’s “Taking Stock.”

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October 2013

Peter Manning is much more concerned with the twenty-five percent. As in the quarter of the male population that is

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August 2013

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January 2013

Peter Manning launched his eponymous clothing company to focus on men 5’8″ and under. Prior to starting the company in 2012, Peter was a Tony Award winning theatrical producer.

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November 2012

PETER MANNING WANTS to revolutionize menswear, one man-under-5-feet-8-inches at a time. "When I walk down the street, and I see these guys wearing pants hanging down around their ankles, it makes me so insane, and I think, I want to change their lives!"

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July 2012

The polos would nearly reach his knees. The pants had to be cuffed or hemmed. And the shirts, even the ones he liked at Steven Alan, were always too long to be worn untucked. At 5'8", Peter Manning isn't the sort of guy you'd see and think,

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March 2012

At 5-foot-8, Peter Manning isn’t remarkably short. Still, he said, he has struggled to find clothes that fit him well since he was 10. 'My pants always had to be shortened,' Mr. Manning said. Over the years, he guessed that he has paid hundreds, maybe thousands, of dollars in what he called a 'tailor tax.'

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