February 20, 2012
Fashion Notes

Get off my lawn, you damned kids, and take your bracelets with you. From the New York Times:

The male shopper, who pretty much was missing at the onset of the recession, is buying again. And to the delight of retailers, he is not just stocking up on suits and dress shirts, but also doing something women have been doing for years: binging on accessories.

Bracelets. Bags. Hats. Umbrellas. Men are buying so many accessories that some forecasters predict sales growth for men’s clothing and accessories during the first three months of this year will set a 20-year high…

“Bracelets are on fire right now,” said Tim Bess, who analyzes men’s fashions for the Doneger Group, a trend forecaster. “I’d say it’s the No. 1 look for the young man.”


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Posted by Jerome Doolittle at February 20, 2012 01:40 PM
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HMMMMM. I wonder how those WWJD cheap cloth bracelets are selling about now. Weren't they the rage ten years or so ago? Anyone have a guess?

Posted by: Buck on February 20, 2012 5:01 PM

I seem to remember a twenty-year male bracelet phase at Bad Attitudes.

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