A 5K Day with Some Favorite Workout Brands


Fall means cooler weather and shorter days.  For the runners among us, it also means race season.  Whether the local 5K or New York City Marathon, the fun, excitement, and competition of a well-organized road race is something looked forward to as autumn’s crispness settles in. OTC’s Chris Hogan hit the pavement the first weekend … [Read more…]

OTC & Indochino Team Up in DC: Free Suit


Indochino, the web-based purveyor of custom suits and shirts, literally revolutionized the online marketplace for custom clothing.  When the company launched its first website in 2007, Indochino quite literally created a new menswear retail segment from whole cloth. Read on to learn how you can win your own custom Indochino suit! Indochino has since grown … [Read more…]

GQ’s Glenn O’Brien: Setting Your Own Style Agenda


Recently, OTC had the chance to spend an evening with Glenn O’Brien, best known as GQ’s legendary Style Guy.  He was in town to celebrate the launch of the fall/winter GQ Style issue at DC’s elegant new nightspot, The Huxley.  Earlier in the day, we sat down with O’Brien at his suite in the Ritz … [Read more…]

Tennis Turns To Fashion Week

The whole gang - The Smith, Midtown

OTC’s trip to New York City, with the plan of covering back stage access to the US Open Women’s Final hit its first bump before the plane even left. We sat on the runway for more than two and a half hours because of “weather issues” at LaGuardia.  Typically, these assertions can mean anything – … [Read more…]

OTC’s Chris Hogan is Brooks Brothers’ “Dandiest”

Brooks Brothers & OTC "Derby's Dandiest"

We here at OTC wish to offer up a big, sincere “Thank You,” to everyone who voted and supported our nomination!  OTC’s founder and editor-in-chief, Chris Hogan, made it to the winner’s circle and was crowned “Dandiest at the Derby” by Brooks Brothers’ fans! Thanks are also due to our photographer par excellence, Mr. Steven … [Read more…]

To Do: Confirmed Stock Pop-Up Menswear Event / 4.28.12

Mark your menswear calendar for this Saturday, April 28.  Confirmed Stock is hosting it’s debut pop-up retail event at the 2640 Space in Baltimore, Maryland’s Charles Village neighborhood. OTC is proud to support and promote this outstanding event, conceived, created, and brought to life by Charm City locals.  Chock full of creative and innovative menswear … [Read more…]

Sette Neckwear’s DC Trunk Show: April 21, 2012

Sette Yellow

Every now and then OTC is contacted about a brand that is so well executed it effectively redefines its product’s category.  Sette, maker of incomparable seven-fold neckties, is such a brand.  You are invited to visit with Sette’s founder and peruse their beautiful neckties tomorrow, Saturday, April 21.  Read on for the event’s particulars. Founded … [Read more…]