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Introducing: The American Luxury Collection

Friends,
 A couple of weeks back we teamed up with our good friend Jacob Long and American Woolen Company for a trunk show celebrating the American craftsmen. These fine folks are the only domestic mill capable of producing the highest qualities in worsted and woolen cloth. We have since endeavored to celebrate American Woolen’s Spring/Summer ’17 collection with a fully canvassed American coat, the likes of which would honor not just the makers, but the styles born in these great United States. The result? A collection of four sport coats tailored by American hands, cut from cloth woven by American mills, with yarn made from American fleece. This is the American luxury collection. Tailored in our house Shaw No. 1...
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Introducing: The RW Wedding Kits

Friends,
 The RW Wedding Kits have landed. Whether you're gearing up for your big day or celebrating your buddy's, we want to be in your corner - suiting you up (and pouring the drinks while we're at it).We've gone ahead and covered the basics: Black tie, the modern push towards the wedding suit, and the full kit: encompassing your needs for the whole weekend from rehearsal dinner to the night of. While we were at it, we tied in a little relief on the ol' wallet. It's a win-win.  Check out the lineup below:  ____________
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Don't Sweat it. The Shirt Show is Back.

Friends,
 Don't sweat it, we're having an event this weekend. And it's bound to be a total shirt show. 

 Our good friends at Individualized Shirts are dropping by the shop for the first (of two) shirt shows of the 2017 season, and they're bringing some pretty great discounts (and spring/summer fabric offerings) with them. Did we mention Saturday is Derby Day? Our good buddies over at Element Shrub have agreed to come by Saturday and mix up some Mint Juleps for those of you feeling decadent and depraved. May 5 - May 7, 2017, Shirt Show Package Discounts: 

Buy 2, Take 10% 
Buy 4, Take 15%
 Buy 6, Take 20% (read: Buy 5 Get 1 on us)

 __ That...
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American Luxury: A Trunk Show w/ American Woolen Co.

Join us for the weekend to celebrate a uniquely American garment, in coordination with our friend Jacob Long, CEO, American Woolen Co. Tailored by American hands, cut from cloth woven by American mills, with yarn made from American fleece: This is the new American luxury.–– Established in 1899 operating 58 mills throughout New England, American Woolen Co. currently operates out of Warren Mills in Stafford Springs, CT. These fine folks are the only domestic mill capable of producing the highest qualities in worsted and woolen cloth. This Friday from 5-8PM, CEO Jacob Long will be in READ WALL for a trunk show featuring this beautiful American-milled cloth. We'll have sample fabric from the S/S '17 collection, in addition to 100% American-made sport coat...
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NOW STOCKING: Alden Shoe for READ WALL

At READ WALL, we pride ourselves on being makers, finders, and purveyors of excellent American-made products. From natural shoulder, full-canvas jackets to the fully-curtained waistbands in our trousers, we not only celebrate but rely upon the old-school, done-right craftsmanship American workers instill in each and every piece they create. One particularly celebrated maker has been missing from our store, however.Until now.We are extremely proud to introduce our partnership with Alden of New England. Founded by Charles H. Alden in Middlesborough, Massachusetts way back in 1884, Alden is synonymous with those qualities we have strived to build our business on: Quality, Traditional Handcraft, and Attention To Detail. Proudly made in The USA.––Our curated Alden for READ WALL selection includes cap toe...
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It's Wedding Season. Let us be in your corner.

Wedding season has certainly arrived. As the invites start to roll in (or out - congratulations, by the way) the question of what to wear rears its stressful head. Fortunately, we love this time of year, almost as much as we love beautiful clothes. Let us take care of the easy stuff, so you can worry about everything else.    From the tux/suit for the big day, to the full kit for your groomsmen, to the sport coat/trouser combo for your buddy's wedding - we can do it all. Count on us for an experienced and enthusiastic voice in this conversation.    Worth noting: We offer special pricing for grooms parties. For your group, we'll close the shop, take the measurements,...
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The Starter Kit, A Wardrobe Refresh: 4 shirts - $500

Friends, Allow us to introduce the RW Starter Kit. We like to think of it as a wardrobe refresh, ridding your closet of the ill fitting shirts that every man, unfortunately, owns. Whether they're off the rack touting a parachute-like fit, or you've sacrificed buttoning the collar for proper sleeve length - we've got you covered with American-made custom. __ We're offering a wide range of foundational shirtings at a great value, 4 shirts for $500*. We did the math - that's $125 per shirt. The range included in the offer encompasses dress basics, oxford cloth, bengal stripes, easy checks, and ginghams, just to name a few. A large majority of this swatch group is pictured below. As always, customization...
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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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