Shipley & Halmos
September 20, 2010 New York
That was more or less the extent of the parody, though. The affordable suiting that's a cornerstone of S&H's business came here in an expanded range of shades. The varsity jacket that debuted last season was back, now with perforated leather sleeves. And a classic belted trench reinforced what these guys do best: standards, lightly tweaked, eminently wearable, and reasonably priced. That may not be a grand Napoleonic strategy, but it does sound like a recipe for success. Who's laughing now?