Brooks Brothers

   A manufacturer that began producing handmade ready-to-wear men's suits sold in their own stores for mass consumption since 1818. Marks & Spencer department stores bought it in 1988. Known for its traditional look, Brooks Brothers is a destination for classics such as blazers, flannel trousers, and penny loafers. Brooks Brothers also sells womenswear and boyswear.
   See also Brand image; Childrenswear.

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