Brooks Brothers: American Icon (Part 3)

This is the third part of an extended profile of Brooks Brothers, the iconic and influential American clothing company.  Click here to read Part 2. Brooks, as it is affectionately known,created what we today view as a distinctively American sense of style – classically designed but comfortable in execution; English in heritage yet breezy and … [Read more…]

Brooks Brothers: American Icon (Part 2)

Continued from Part I… After the death of Henry Sands Brooks in 1833, control of the still small but now established company was passed to his eldest son, Henry, Jr.  In 1850, Henry’s three sons inherited the family business and renamed it “Brooks Brothers.” As the company grew, so did the buildings which housed it.  … [Read more…]