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The Romper for Men? ‘Suitsy’ Combines Pants, Shirt and Jacket All in One Garment

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Good news for all of you men out there who strive to wear as few individual pieces of clothing as possible: a one-piece suit might soon be a reality.

The fascinating and, surprisingly, fashionable concept is called the Suitsy — a “business suit onesie hybrid” that combines pants, a dress shirt and a suit jacket all into one nifty garment, Business Insider reports. The proposal for the Suitsy is posted on Betabrand, a site that lets users create, crowdfund and manufacture ~cutting edge~ clothing ideas. Read More

ECommerce Rules Everything Around Me

JackThreads Just Had Its Highest Sales Month Ever: ‘We Don’t Give the Store Away’

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If there were a word cloud for recent ecommerce reports, it would be shaped like a mushroom cloud with “over-hyped” “implosion,” “froth,” “down rounds,” and “suck it, America, Europe does it better,” all in extra large font.

So we weren’t expecting to hear that JackThreads, the men’s ecommerce site acquired by Thrillist in 2010, had its best revenue month ever in February, even bigger than typically high-selling holiday months. Growth in new members was up 366 percent year-over-year and double the growth in number of new users joining in November and December of 2012. Read More