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The 25 Best New Stores in the World

The 25 Best New Stores in the World

The Most Exclusive Store Ever By The Editors of GQ Photographs by Jeremy Liebman March 27, 2017 The only way to stand out in image-obsessed L.A. is to wear clothes so rare that nobody else can find ’em—which is why Magasin stocks only those clothes. Here, proprietor and professional cool-hunter Josh Peskowitz testifies to three of his store’s most coveted labels. Eral 55: “Angelenos don’t pay enough attention to tailoring,” Peskowitz says. “Ermanno Lazzarin is a second-generation clothier and a vintage junkie. And since his jackets are made from deadstock fabric from his 100-year archive, each one is nearly one...

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What Josh Peskowitz, the Owner of Menswear Mecca Magasin, Wears to Work

What Josh Peskowitz, the Owner of Menswear Mecca Magasin, Wears to Work

GQ.com By Meghan Gustashaw Photos by Jace Lumley Blame it on Silicon Valley, non-iron shirts, or casual Fridays taking over Mondays through Thursdays, but getting dressed for work isn't what it used to be. In many industries, you're more likely to find your cubicle-mate wearing jersey and fleece (often with hood) than Italian wool and cashmere. That said, a little business-casual confusion isn't necessarily a bad thing. With the sartorial door wide open, you can make your own rules for what constitutes professional attire based on where you work and what you like. To demonstrate just how wildly—and handsomely—the 9-to-5...

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The Magic of Magasin

The Magic of Magasin

The former Bloomingdale’s men’s fashion director strikes out on his own.   RackedNovember 29, 2016 By Chris Black Josh Peskowitz, the former men’s fashion director at Bloomingdale’s and a true menswear legend, surprised everyone by decamping to the West Coast last year. He left to open his first store, Magasin, in Culver City, California. It’s a place for men who might want to learn more about their clothing and how it is made — but ultimately, it’s a place for men who want to buy something cool. “Look, I never thought that if I was going to leave New York...

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Whisky and Menswear Have Finally Moved in Together

Whisky and Menswear Have Finally Moved in Together

The Glenfiddich and Magasin co-founder Josh Peskowitz join forces with a few top-notch brands for the "Wardrobe XXI" project.   Esquire.com October 28, 2016 By Scott Christian   Right now we're at an interesting point in menswear where classic ideas of tailoring are beginning to share space with a more progressive and adventurous approach to men's style. Traditional suits and brogues are giving way to unstructured jackets and modernized riffs on the Chelsea boot. And nowhere is this more apparent than with Wardrobe XXI, a new menswear collaboration between Magasin's Josh Peskowitz and the legendary Scotch maker Glenfiddich."As a Scotch...

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Get an Exclusive Look Inside LA’s New Concept Store Magasin

Get an Exclusive Look Inside LA’s New Concept Store Magasin

  By Jake Boyer August 26, 2016 Josh Peskowitz has been on the retail side of the clothing business for over two decades now. So when you get the chance to look inside his brand new retail concept store in sunny Culver City, California, you take up that opportunity. That is precisely what we did when we stopped by his new space, called Magasin, for a shoot. And now you too get a chance to get an inside look as well right here in the latest installment of our Highsnobiety TV series. Magasin was born after Peskowitz made the decision...

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