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Davis has a well-kept, well-dressed secret for men: The Affordable Wardrobe shop

Davis has a well-kept, well-dressed secret for men: The Affordable Wardrobe shop

Men who can’t find the affordable fine clothing they need among Davis Square’s conspicuous secondhand, vintage or thrift options might want to look up. Above The Burren, in fact, where An Affordable Wardrobe has opened for regular Saturday hours and by appointment.

Urban Outfitters rocks the Romney look, even in Harvard Square

Harvard Square’s Urban Outfitters has two Mitt Romney T-shirts for those who want them, a worker said Friday, including one of him looking like Gene Simmons from the band KISS. But what’s the market for these shirts?

GQ says ‘worst-dressed’ includes Cambridge

Yes, we know: GQ just had a feature about all the cool stuff in Cambridge, including three of its clothing stores. Here’s the other side.

Pouf! An importer transforms herself at Alewife

A glamorous popup store has replaced a high-end importer with more affordable goods and fashions from Asia, with a showroom manager becoming an import and fashion entrepreneur.

American Appaller

American Appaller

What’s wrong with American Apparel? Chances are these photos will prove to you it’s something totally different.

Classes for kids on vacation: Duct tape fashion, video blogging

Adults looking at the February Vacation Week schedule from Cambridge Youth Programs may think it’s enough to make them want to be in school again … so they could be on vacation … so they could take part.

Last Design Hive is alive with entrepreneurial hope

Design Hive, the local fashion crafts fair, held what is likely to be its last Cambridge event Sunday. It was well-attended by dozens of vendors, a steady stream of holiday shoppers, fundraising eighth-graders and their parents and some entrepreneurs with brilliant and amusing ideas.

Rent hike throwing Design Hive fashion market out of school

A sudden rise in rent is forcing the popular Design Hive fashion market to move from a Cambridge school and possibly end, unseating dozens of vendors and disappointing hundreds of shoppers.

Do well by doing good — make money while ending bad drivers license photos

Harvard Business School graduates Jennifer Hyman and Jennifer Carter Fleiss are wrapping up the test phase for renttherunway.com, a fashion-rental service. Here’s a low-tech fashion idea people can employ right here.

Cambridge Common

Ugh. New York party boy Jason Binn intends to start a magazine here called Commonwealth — emphasis on “wealth” — that, according to the Boston Herald, will “meld celebrity and A-list party scene gossip with entertainment, arts, real estate and fashion coverage … all wrapped in a lifestyle package targeted at affluent readers.” This is […]