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Mother of All Buttons

Mother of All Buttons

Ever taken a close look at the buttons that adorn your clothes? These days, most are made of plastic, but some high-end shirtmakers still use mother of pearl buttons, which give off beautiful iridescent shine and offer more depth of color than their plastic counterparts. In the late 19th century, a large percentage of mother […]

Easter and Passover Dress Codes

Easter and Passover Dress Codes

Wearing a new spring dress or colorful new shirt and tie at Easter is a tradition that many of us can trace to our childhoods. But why exactly did Mom insist on the shiny new shoes and fancy new clothes? The history of wearing new clothes on Easter Sunday can be traced to ancient times […]

What She Notices First

What She Notices First

Seven seconds. According to researchers, that’s the amount of time you have to make a good first impression. So what are women looking at when they are sizing you up in those seven seconds? How your clothes fit you. Ill-fitting clothing is a major turn off, say ladies. Make sure your suit is tailored and […]

Shore Thing: A Summer Bucket List, Part 2

Shore Thing: A Summer Bucket List, Part 2

We always keep our promises. Hence, here is the list of our favorite Jersey Shore things to do, part 2. Whether you’re looking for a great beach, good eats or just fun, there’s something for everyone. Are your favorites on the list? Pizza. Who’s got the Shore’s best? We could argue for years. But surely […]

The Perfect Summer Sip

The Perfect Summer Sip

The Negroni is having a moment. The classic Italian aperitif, made with equal parts Campari, sweet vermouth and gin, is served over ice with an orange peel for garnish. Two things have occurred in the past decade to fuel the growth of the Negroni and other classic cocktails, according to Dave Karraker, vice president of […]

Samuelsohn’s Secrets to Great Suits

Samuelsohn’s Secrets to Great Suits

When it comes to great suits, several components need to be combined to create it. From construction to fit to fabric, brands like Samuelsohn leave no detail overlooked on their quest to bring you a superior product. First, the company’s designers scour the globe to find the best fabrics—from the specialty tweeds of Scotland to […]

Shore Thing: A Summer Bucket List, Part 1

Shore Thing: A Summer Bucket List, Part 1

Sure March is unpredictable—weather wise, and we’ve already had two snowfalls, but summer is right around the corner, and we at GARMANY Red Bank thought we’d share our favorite Jersey Shore things to do. Whether you’re looking for a great beach, good eats or just fun, there’s something for everyone. Are you favorites on the […]

Making Perfect Scents

Making Perfect Scents

You’ve done it. You’ve seen others do it. You’ve even had strangers do it to you. Before your imagination runs wild, let’s clarify. We’re talking about fragrances and those pulse points you aim them at: the wrist, nape of the neck and behind your ears. Turns out applying fragrances to our so-called “hot spots” intensifies their […]

The Perfect Prom Dress

The Perfect Prom Dress

Prom is fast approaching, and Garmany’s Prom Salon is open and ready to help our young customers find their dream dresses. On Jan. 20 and 21, we celebrated the beginning of prom season with a special Jovani trunk show. The brand features a wide selection of styles, fabrics and colors in every size. In honor […]

These Bottles Are S’well

These Bottles Are S’well

Around the world, an estimated 200 billion plastic bottles are dumped in landfills each year. So in 2010, S’well was started with the mission of ridding the planet of plastic bottle waste. S’well bottles are composed of non-leaching and nontoxic stainless steel that is meant to be recycled, not discarded. They’re beautiful—and effective. While most […]