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Vote READ WALL "Best Place to Get a Suit" in Washington, D.C

Link to vote and more information about our bid below:  __________ Vote using this link:  http://bit.ly/2l45ZlU Like what we've been doing? Show us some love.  Born & designed here in DC, our brand has committed to create beautiful, American-tailored clothing. Our full canvas suits are built with a laser focus on fit, cut, and style. Show us (and the American craftsmen) some love and vote for READ WALL in Washington City Paper's "Best of DC" as "Best Place to get a Suit" using this link: http://bit.ly/2l45ZlU Did we mention our in-store fitting experience includes Bourbon? 
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An American-Made to Measure Event: 20% Off Custom Tailored Clothing

It's that time of year. An American-Made to Measure event is back for the first (of two) custom trunk shows of 2017. The show kicks off this Friday, February 24th, and will run through Friday, March 10th. If you've been waiting for the right time to bolster your wardrobe, or add that essential piece you've been missing - this is the time to do it with high quality, American-made garments. We will have a representative from our suit manufacturer here in store FRIDAY (2.24.17) ONLY. He'll be discussing our production quality, fabric offerings, and aiding in the fitting of our American-made custom apparel. Schedule an appointment today to connect with what makes American tailoring great: the hard-working men and women behind the garment. Pro Tip: Select "Spring MTM Event" to lock...
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Essential Luxuries: Founders Footwear x READ WALL Trunk Show

Join us this weekend for a Trunk Show with our buddies from Founders Footwear. Founders, based in Brooklyn, NY, makes beautiful Italian handcrafted footwear, from the full rapid-stitch construction, to the leather, all the way down to the laces - a truly laser-like focus on the details. These essential luxuries, as Founders calls them, are the same details we focus on when making beautiful American tailored garments: the full floating canvas, hand picked edges on our lapels, an ultra soft shoulder, all the way down to the buttonholes. We'll be hosting a kickoff Thursday evening from 5-8PM with drinks and pours by the fine folks at Barr Hill Spirits. You can RSVP ahead of time for that little shindig here. Founders will be in the...
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SPEAK NOW: Fabric Ends in Store this Week Only

In Store, THIS WEEK ONLY: Our End Cut program is back for a victory lap.  Friends, A quick refresher: End cuts are the last few yards of fabric often kept on hand by our manufacturers and distributors when there is no longer enough yardage for more than one suit or coat. We've went ahead and hand picked our own ends from some of the world’s best mills, including Holland & Sherry and E.Thomas - and passed those savings on to you.The party will get started this Friday, January 27th and run through end of day Sunday, January 29th. So how does it work? 1. In DC? Drop by the shop. Inquiring from elsewhere? Give us a call. Pro Tip: Keep your eyes peeled on our Instagram story over the weekend for featured fabric ends. 2. Choose...
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WINTER SALE: Take 30% on Seasonal Ready to Wear

Friends,  Happy New Year. We're wishing everyone an exciting and prosperous 2017.  As such, we're kicking things off with our bi-annual SALE.  This season we're cranking up the heat (a nice break from the cold) with 30% off of our seasonal ready to wear offerings. We had some excellent offerings this past season from the Shaw No. 1 Coat to our Scottish cashmere crewnecks, so get while the getting's good.  The sale starts today in-store and the party doesn't stop until Thursday, January 19th. As is per usual with these sorts of things, sizes are limited and offerings will go quickly: as we like to say once they're gone - they're gone.  ________ We look forward to seeing you this weekend. Can't get to the...
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Quality Gifts for Quality Guys

The next two weekends: Buy a gift with us (at or over a $100 value) and we'll give you the tree to put it under.  Need ideas? Good thing we've got this Quality gift guide for quality guys (say that 5 times fast, dare ya.) Gift items listed are both online and in store. Shop American-made & shop small this holiday season with the team at READ WALL. 
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SHOP SMALL w/ READ WALL

This Saturday, November 26th is Small Business Saturday. Come on out to North End Shaw, take a break from the hectic activity of the holiday weekend, and #SHOPSMALL with your favorite men's store this year. We've partnered with the team at Joseph A. Magnus distillery over in Ivy City who are dropping by the shop from 12-4 PM to spread some holiday cheer. They'll have spirits on hand, including their award-winning straight bourbon whiskey. Established in 1892, and re-established in 2015 - Magnus is committed to a establishing a new tradition here in the District (like someone else we know). In addition to the tasting, we'll be offering a $100 Gift Card* with a purchase of $500 or more. This includes our Shaw No. 1 Coat or that...
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Introducing: The SHAW No. 1 Coat

Introducing: The SHAW No. 1 Coat: Made in the U.S.A, Made to be worn. The READ WALL Shaw No. 1 sport coat is our first ready-to-wear tailored style - a fine example of our commitment to the way a quality garment should fit. With our signature tailored (but never slim) fit, the Shaw No. 1 is reflective of our take on DC style: comfortable, hard-working, and versatile enough to take you from the Hill to happy hour without missing a beat. Built on the essentials of what has come to define American tailoring: a soft shoulder, a full floating horsehair canvas, and a high armhole for better range of motion, this is a coat made to be worn. We are...
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American-Made-to-Measure

TAKE 20% OFF.  Friends,  We're very excited to announce An American-Made-To-Measure Event beginning this Friday October 28th, and running through Friday November 11th. If you've been waiting for the right time to bolster your wardrobe, or add that essential piece you've been missing - this is the time to do it with high quality, American-made garments.   We will have a representative from our suit factory here in store FRIDAY (10.28) ONLY. He'll be discussing our production quality and aiding in the fitting of our American-made custom apparel. Schedule an appointment today to connect with what makes American tailoring great: the hard-working men and women behind the garment.   During the event we'll be offering 20% off the majority of our custom product including: Suits, Sport Coats, Trousers, & Top Coats. We'll have a fantastic range of fabrics...
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Fall Trouser Introduction 10/15-10/16

Friends,  Fall has arrived on the district. The slight bite in the air signals the time for a few wonderful things: 1. More good times with more good bourbon.  2. FBS on Saturdays, NFL on Sundays.  3. New fall arrivals in the shop, namely TROUSERS. In the world of beautiful clothes, fall is the time for some slightly different (read: better) fabric choices. Worsted wool, corduroy, even grandaddy wool flannel start to make an appearance in your wardrobe - you know, the kinds of clothes that look as good as they feel.  We've taken the liberty of being a one stop shop for trousers that'll take the work week beating and keep you warm along the way. Hand made in Brooklyn,...
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