Category Archives: Brand Profile

A Proper Preview

Ten years ago the first video was uploaded on YouTube, probably something that included little kids and cats. Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. The White Sox beat the Astros in the World Series (something that would have sounded even more … Continue reading

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Bird Dog Bay: Expanding Beyond the Triangle

“We do probably 85% of our business within a triangle from Houston to Richmond to Florida,” Ian Starnes tells me as we enjoy some meatball subs from a sandwich shop just down the street from Bird Dog Bay’s new Chicago … Continue reading

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Brand Profile: ThomasKelly

You may have noticed a new sponsor on the pages of Great Lakes Prep, and ladies this one’s geared towards you.  ThomasKelly is looking to put a prep spin on activewear.  Whether it’s the Ladera Leggings ($92) with their gingham cuffs … Continue reading

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Brand Profile: Lazyjack Press

You may have been noticing some slightly edgier printed ties popping up as of late.  Images not normally found on neckwear, like solo cups, shot glasses and fraternity paddles,  help redefine the term “business casual.”  The brand behind these ties … Continue reading

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Brand Profile: Wm. Lamb & Son

You may remember Wm. Lamb & Son from its epic run to the Elite Eight in the Brand Bracket.  The company’s fans came out in full support to slay several prep stalwarts along the way.  You may also recognize Wm. … Continue reading

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Brand Profile: Krass & Funnell

Pierson Krass and Sam Funnell are a couple college kids looking to make a splash in the prep apparel market.  They’ve come out of the gate with an innovative product no one else is carrying and they aren’t content with … Continue reading

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Brand Profile: Luxley & Bernard

The collection of prep brands based in the Midwest is slowly but surely growing.  I had the chance to interview Andrew Curtis, one of the founders of the relatively young Luxley & Bernard.  Read on to find out more about … Continue reading

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Brand Profile: Streaker Sports

A while back I posted about the extremely comfortable and uber-patriotic Miracle shorts by Streakers Sports.  I had the chance to interview Grant Hewit, the man behind Streaker Sports and am pleased to bring you the following Brand Profile.  Keep … Continue reading

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Brand Profile: Salmon Cove

A few weeks ago I featured the Monterey Button Down by Salmon Cove, a brand based out of Chicago.  Recently I interviewed Charlie from Salmon Cove about the brand. Read on to find out more about this Midwestern brand that is building a … Continue reading

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Brand Profile: Cash Robinson Clothing

A couple weeks ago I raved about one of my favorite new polos out on the market, the Cash Robinson Silks Reserve polo.  I recently had the chance to interview Travis, the founder of Cash Robinson, and Max, the Social … Continue reading

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