Tag Archives: Pierrepont Hicks

The Best of 2015: Midwest Monday

The goal of Great Lakes Prep from day one was to provide a Midwestern voice in an area often dominated by the South and the East Coast. That meant that I couldn’t just feature brands from those regions, that I … Continue reading

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Pierrepont Hicks Pancakes and Ties

Any day that starts with a big, hearty breakfast is a great one. Bacon, eggs, pancakes, sweet potato hash, biscuits and gravy, waffles, french toast. Is your mouth watering yet? I can only assume that those that don’t eat breakfast … Continue reading

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Pierrepont Hicks Sand Loafer Camp Moc

Sockless season is nearly upon us! Just last week it was frigid with negative temperatures. This weekend? It got above freezing! The snow is melting, you can feel your fingers if you’re outside for more than two seconds and socks … Continue reading

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Brand Bracket Conference Tournaments: Eastern Semifinals

Voting will close at 11:59 PM EST on Friday, March 6.  Vote for your favorite brand in each poll (only once per poll please). Winners advance to the championship round of their respective conferences. Saugatuck Cotton Snaps vs. Concord Button … Continue reading

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Brand Bracket 2014: Milwaukee Region, First Round

Polls are closed. Please head here to vote in the Second Round. Voting for the first round will close at 11:59 PM EST on Sunday, March 23.  Vote for your favorite brand in each poll (only once per poll please). … Continue reading

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Pierrepont Hicks Hendricks Bow Tie

Now I’m not sure a bow tie is going to do much good in keeping you warm during this second polar vortex, but tying a nice thick wool one around your neck certainly can’t hurt. There’s always a chance it … Continue reading

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Pierrepont Hicks Smew Bow Tie

Oft overshadowed by other summer fabrics like seersucker and madras, linen should be making just as many appearances once the weather turns warm.  You don’t have to go full-on old man chilling at the beach linen shirt but you can … Continue reading

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East Region: First Round

Voting for the first round will close at 11:59 PM EST on Sunday, March 24.  Vote for your favorite brand in each poll (only once per poll please). #1 Kiel James Patrick vs. #16 Pierrepont Hicks Last year’s champion begins … Continue reading

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Pierrepont Hicks Dog Stinkhorn Tie

It’s been a fairly mild winter so far but the word is the temperatures are supposed to get pretty cold the next few days at least.  Tweed is always an excellent choice during the winter, and while it’s most commonly … Continue reading

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Accessorizers Region, First Round

First round voting will end at 11:59 PM EST on Thursday, March 15. #1 Kiel James Patrick vs. #16 Hudson Sutler American-made, nautical themed bracelets pitted up against American-made bags perfect for a getaway. #8 Starboard Clothing vs. #9 Blue … Continue reading

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