The rebirth of Brooks Brothers

The iconic men's retailer turned to hipster designer Thom Browne to refresh its brand with his modern takes on classic designs.

Old school
Old school
Six years ago when Claudio Del Vechio bought the oldest surviving men's store in the U.S. One of his first orders of business was to jump-start his suit business by any means necessary.

Old school

Runway reunion

Shorting the market

Attacking the sack

The new deal

Get shorty

Morning glory

The verdict: Pro

The verdict: Con
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