Hamilton is Hiring… Like Crazy!

Saturday, February 28, 2015


Yep! In addition to a Retail Selling Specialist, we are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Product Specialist to join us in our Houston workshop. Take a look at the specifics below and always feel free to get in touch with any inquiries!

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Job description:
The Product Specialist will provide daily support to the Retail and Wholesale Managers in an effort to deliver quality products on time with excellent customer service. This is an ideal opportunity for anyone with an interest in fashion merchandising, wholesale operations, manufacturing, product development and/or entrepreneurship. The position provides the highest level of customer service with a strong emphasis on product knowledge and administrative detail. In addition to being a new face of our company, you will assist the office staff in day-to-day activities and provide opportunities to learn about all aspects of the business, including purchasing, manufacturing, marketing and customer sales (retail and wholesale).  

At Hamilton our mission is to provide product quality above all else; to make the world’s finest shirt at every price point we offer. We uphold honesty and fairness in our actions, excellence in our reputation and are proud to be part of something special. At Hamilton we strive to continually improve and to never be satisfied in that pursuit.

On that note, the responsibilities include:

  • Perform daily customer service, order processing and administrative activities
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of all merchandise
  • Establish and maintain relationships with wholesale accounts
  • Set a superior standard of customer service
  • Properly execute all relevant QuickBooks functions
  • Adhere to work schedule, inclusive of time and attendance
  • Maintain an interest in the fashion industry and market trends
  • Positive and upbeat attitude at all times

Qualifications required:
Bachelor’s degree, coupled with a positive attitude, a strong work ethic, attention to detail and the ability to manage projects and deadlines. This position is challenging, but also rewarding. Our office staff is small with a team mentality and we rely heavily on everyone to contribute their expertise and ideas.

• Strong emphasis on product knowledge, customer service, and administrative detail
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Sincere desire to work with customers
• Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Outlook and Excel
• Flexibility, adaptability and able to work Saturdays

If you–or anyone you know–may be interested, send your résumé and cover letter to jball@hamiltonshirts.com.


Hamilton is Hiring!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015


We are looking for a Retail Selling Specialist to join our team at our Houston workshop! Take a look at the position details below and feel free to get in touch with any inquiries!

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Job description:
The Retail Selling Specialist will perform daily activities of operating a specialty retail store, from achieving sales goals and developing lasting relationships with clients. The position provides the highest level of customer service with a strong emphasis on product and visual presentation. This is an ideal opportunity for anyone with an interest in fashion merchandising, retail management and/or entrepreneurship. In addition to being a new face of our company, you will assist the office staff in day-to-day activities and provide opportunities to learn about all aspects of the business, including purchasing, manufacturing, marketing and customer sales (retail and wholesale).

At Hamilton our mission is to provide product quality above all else; to make the world’s finest shirt at every price point we offer. We uphold honesty and fairness in our actions, excellence in our reputation and are proud to be part of something special. At Hamilton we strive to continually improve and to never be satisfied in that pursuit.

On that note, the responsibilities include:
• Perform daily activities of operating a specialty retail store
• Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of all merchandise
• Obtain and maintain repeat clientele
• Meet personal and store sales goals
• Set the standard of a superior level of customer service
• Properly execute all relevant QuickBooks functions
• Adhere to work schedule, inclusive of time and attendance
• Participate in in-store inventories
• Maintain visual merchandising standards
• Maintain an interest in the fashion industry and market trends
• Positive and upbeat attitude at all times

Qualifications required:
Bachelor’s degree, coupled with a positive attitude, a strong work ethic, attention to detail and the ability to manage projects and deadlines. This position is challenging, but also rewarding. Our office staff is small with a team mentality and we rely heavily on everyone to contribute their expertise and ideas.
• Sincere desire to work with customers, selling high end men’s clothing
• Strong emphasis on customer service, merchandise and visual presentation
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong visual and merchandising skills
• Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Outlook and Excel
• Flexibility, adaptability and able to work Saturdays

If you–or anyone you know–may be interested, send your résumé and cover letter to jball@hamiltonshirts.com.


And the Oscar Goes to…

Monday, February 23, 2015


Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris and his husband David Burtka stole the show last night in their custom Hamilton tuxedo shirts! We are so honored to participate in the Oscars and want to thank both Neil and David for the opportunity to outfit them for such an incredible evening.

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Hamilton Featured in “Cotton Makers” Campaign

Monday, February 23, 2015


As you may have seen, we were recently featured in Cotton Makers—a national campaign highlighting a handful of small American business that craft their products using cotton. We are not only thrilled to be selected by Esquire and Cotton Inc. to be profiled alongside similar brands and artisans that we admire, but are very excited to share a rare glimpse into our workshop and heritage here at Hamilton.

Check out the video below and be sure to watch others like it at the Cotton Makers page!

 

 


Press: Men’s Health Mar ’15

Friday, February 13, 2015


The best part about building a wardrobe is finding pieces that define your signature style. In their March issue, Men’s Health curated a list of 30 shirts, slacks, shoes, and sport coats that look great everywhere—and we’re thrilled to have made the cut!

Be sure to pick up a copy to see the full feature. In the meantime, take a closer look at our new Blue Check Jacquard dress shirt and browse the newly launched 1883 collections for spring & summer!

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Lyle Lovett x Music With Friends Giveaway!

Saturday, January 31, 2015


To celebrate the new collection of Lyle Lovett shirts for spring & summer, we’ve partnered up with Music With Friends—Houston’s newest private music club—to offer a shirt giveaway with two ways to receive one for free!

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One
Just join Music With Friends to see an exclusive live performance by Lyle Lovett on Feb. 9th, and you’ll automatically receive a Lyle Lovett Western with your membership.

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Two
Share your love for Lyle on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #LyleLovettWestern and you’ll be entered to win a Lyle Lovett Western Shirt and two free tickets to the show with no membership required. The winner will be announced on February 5th, so get to it!

In the meantime, browse the new collection here.


Instagram: Our Top 5 Posts of 2014

Monday, January 5, 2015


It’s incredibly rewarding when we spot someone wearing a Hamilton shirt—especially when we least expect it. It’s always a rush, even after all these years. And along that vein, we’ve thoroughly enjoyed seeing our shirts pop up on Instagram. So we picked five of our favorite shots uploaded by our friends and customers from last year.

Take a look below and be sure to share your own Hamilton photos! And if you haven’t yet, be sure to follow us on Instagram.

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@Mikultcarter is an incredible photographer based in Austin, TX who took this shot during our SS14 1883 photo shoot.

 

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Our stockist @RonHermanStore captured this beautiful shot of our SS14 multicolor dot poplin shirt.roden-gray-hamilton-shirts
Canadian menswear boutique @RodenGray uploaded a great image of our short sleeve floral print.

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A great shot of our FW14 1883 beige brushed cotton workshirt uploaded by @ManOfTheWorld (Photo by: @benwellerstudio / Styled by: @julieragolia)

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And finally, known for their discerning eye, our friends at @StagProvisions took a detailed look at our engraved mother-of-pearl buttons.


Press: GQ Finds the ‘Sweet Spot’ (Jan ’15)

Thursday, January 1, 2015


We can’t imagine a better way to bring in the New Year!

The January issue of GQ aims to find the Sweet Spot between the bespoke look with a suit that won’t break the bank—and we’re thrilled to find Jack O’Connell sporting a custom Hamilton dress shirt to complete the ensemble.

Be sure to pick up your copy of GQ to see the full feature.

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Brand Profile: Wrong Side

Friday, December 19, 2014


As a custom shirting company, we’re always on the lookout to curate the right accessories to pair with our shirts. This is why we stock a small selection of watches, ties and other pieces in our Houston workshop to bring that perfect complement to each cuff or collar. But when it comes to pocket squares, we are especially partial to those crafted here in Texas by Wrong Side.

Founded by brothers Sam & Josh Newman, Wrong Side has a broad reach throughout the state despite both the brand’s small size and exclusive product catalogue. And much of this story begins in our workshop.

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One of the things that sets Wrong Side apart from other brands is their unwavering emphasis on unique materials. As such, their pocket squares are crafted entirely from recovered fabrics—most of which are gathered here at our Hamilton workshop. Making use of the pieces left over from the shirt-making process, Wrong Side cuts these found fabrics to size in San Antonio, stitches them in Austin, and ships them out of Dallas.

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If you know Sam & Josh, it’s hardly surprising that Wrong Side makes a point of involving a variety of artisans across Texas. One of the founding tenets of the brand is a heavy interest in partnership, collaboration and collective savoir-faire. In that sense, the brand operates in part not just to make and sell high quality pocket squares, but to support the creative, artisanal and entrepreneurial community as a whole.

We at Hamilton are very proud to be part of Wrong Side in our little way. Be sure to visit their website to learn more about the brand and peruse their range of custom pocket squares. And be sure to keep an eye out for some new products and collaborations on the horizon for Wrong Side in the New Year!


Press: Billboard Nov ’14

Monday, December 15, 2014


One of the things we’ve enjoyed most in the last several years has been finding ourselves in such good company, from seeing our shirts pop up in our favorite TV shows to spotting them on-stage in performance halls across the country. And most recently, we’re thrilled to see that our Lyle Lovett diamond print western shirt made the cut in Billboard Magazine’s holiday gift-guide, “For Country Lovers.”

As you can imagine, we’re very excited to be included in the running! Be sure to grab a copy to see the full spread. In the meantime, shop the look before it sells out!

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