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Mizzen+Main

KEEPING DRY AND LOOKING FLY WITH MIZZEN+MAIN

For entrepreneurs, the inspiration behind beginning a brand or startup typically varies between necessity, desire, or a unique cocktail of both. When Mizzen+Main co-founder and CEO Kevin Lavelle witnessed a congressional staffer soaked to the core in sweat one muggy afternoon...
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Should You Discount?

It’s been a little over two years since we launched Mizzen+Main with the goal of becoming the next great American brand. I get asked a lot of questions aboutstarting a company, about bringing performance fabrics to the world of traditional...
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Mizzen + Main Leather iPhone Wallet

Mizzen and Main is unique brand that is most known for creating moisture and wrinkle-free shirts. They also offer a wonderful selection of dress socks, ties, and accessories for the man about town. Inclusive in their impressive collection of leather...
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GAME CHANGERS 2014: KEVIN LAVELLE

The Mizzen + Main founder started out with literally zero experience in fashion or manufacturing. Three years—and five thousand fabric swatches—later, he’s revolutionizing the technology of classic menswear. Kevin Lavelle’s concept is so simple and brilliant, it’s almost frustrating that...
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Mizzen+Main Rakes in $1.2 Million

Dallas-based shirtmaker and menswear brand Mizzen+Main has secured $1.2 million in Series A funding. The round was led by David Schottenstein, formerly of Astor & Black and Vegas TechFund and Tony Tsieh. Mizzen+Main manufactures patented fabric that produced wrinkle-free, moisture...
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Mizzen+Main Receives $1,200,000 Series A Funding

Company Name: Mizzen+Main Mailing Address: 1111 N Windomere Avenue Dallas, TX 75208 USA Company Description: Mizzen+Main proudly manufactures our dress shirts in the USA. From the material to the stitching and finishing, every detail that goes into our shirts will continue to benefit...
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Mizzen+Main Raises $1.2M in Series A Funding

Mizzen+Main, a Dallas, TX-based menswear brand, raised $1.2m in Series A funding. Backers included VegasTechFund and former Astor & Black founder and serial entrepreneur David Schottenstein. Launched in 2012 by Kevin Lavelle, CEO, Mizzen+Main offers dress shirts designed to blend...
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Mizzen+Main Closes $1.2M in Series A

DALLAS, TX, Shirtmaker and haberdasher, today announced a significant milestone in the company’s two-year history with the closing of $1.2 million in Series A funding. Click here for more funding data on Mizzen+Main To export Mizzen+Main funding data to PDF...
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A Dress Shirt You Can Play Rough With

Using performance fabrics for casual apparel is nothing new. Moisture-wicking, quick-drying, perspiration-fighting materials have been hallmarks of tennis-friendly polo shirts and golf clothing for years now. However Mizzen+Main sees things a bit differently: the brand is switching things up by...
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No-Sweat Work Shirt? No Sweat

Kevin Lavelle, then 19, was working as an intern in Washington when he saw a congressional staff member rush into a meeting wearing a shirt that was soaked with sweat. “He looked terrible,” Mr. Lavelle, now 27, recently recalled. His...
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High Five

This time of year, there is so much good stuff flying across the Interwebs…except for all the sale emails that inundate our inboxes.  Well, it’s marketing, and there are some good deals to be had.  That said, there are five...
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Today in Gear: December 9, 2013

Mizzen+Main Cayuga Perfect Henley The Henley is comfy, warm, stylish, stands alone or layers — things could hardly get better. Hardly, that is, until you come across what is literally the Perfect Henley. “But what’s in a name?”, you ask....
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A Start-Up Committed to Helping Vets

Eight years ago, while attending an important meeting in Washington, D.C., Kevin Lavelle watched a staffer run in, drenched in sweat. As he looked at the staffer’s rumpled shirt, Lavelle was convinced there had to be a way to create...
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No Innovation For Old Men

Anyone who’s taken a college-level business course has witnessed it: a pattern of behavior that we’ve seen for ages. Recalls Web Smith, Mizzen+Main’s cofounder: The first time that I suited up for a high school football game with Under Armour...
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Postmodern Gent

Loosen your bow ties, boys, because menswear just got that much more casual. Dallasite Kevin Lavelle is keenly aware of the sensibility that makes a man, when suited up, so alluring. So when Lavelle came back to Dallas after a...
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