What’s Selling: High-End Men’s

Garys, Newport Beach, Calif.
1. John Varvatos, slip-on with side gore
2. Auri, Offspring in leather and canvas
3. Cole Haan, Air Donovan Chelsea
On Sale: Store at full price. “We’re selling at basically retail [price],” said Steve Loucks, marketing associate. “This time of year, we do start sending out some holiday gifts of 25 percent off to our better customers. We really don’t run a sale until after the first of the year.”

Rubenstein Brothers, New Orleans
1. Bruno Magli, Raging (below)
2. Donald J Pliner, Vinco
3. Cole Haan, Air Infinity
On Sale: “We have remnants of our summer sale from the end of the season in the back of the store,” said GM Kenny Rubenstein. “The majority of the sale is on dress shoes for more than $500. We have found that at the moment, the customer wants a shoe that’s dressy, but can also be worn with jeans. Slip-ons are popular.”

Stanley Korshak, Dallas
1. Bontoni, Marcello
2. Martin Dingman, Arlo driver in deerskin
3. Gravati, style 14915 penny loafer in deerskin
On Sale: Store at full price. “Our store is not currently on sale,” said Greg Ranallo, men’s buyer. “The men’s department does not typically break sale in fall until closer to Thanksgiving.”

Franco’s Fine Clothier, Richmond, Va.
1. Romano Martegani, Lucca
2. Romano Martegani, slip-on in alligator
3. Romano Martegani, laceup in alligator
On Sale: Store at full price. “We have no sale right now,” said Franco Ambrogi, store manager. “Our next sale will be the week before Thanksgiving.”

Keepers Clothing, Austin, Texas
1. John Varvatos, Renwick zip boot
2. Romano Martegani, Lucca 2
3. Martin Dingman, Lexington (at left)
On Sale: Store at full price. “None of the store is on sale right now,” said Chuck Haidet, managing partner. “Sales will happen twice a year, in January and July, to clear all merchandise.”

John Craig Clothier, Naples, Fla.
1. Cole Haan
2. Zelli Shoes (below)
3. Olukai
On Sale: “We have some leftover summer merchandise on sale,” said Blair Delongy, manager. “We are beating last year’s numbers, and our next sale will be after Christmas.”

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