Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.
Today at 4PM at The Grove in Los Angeles, the newest Topshop and Topman will open to love hungry shoppers. Though, how many men will shop on opening day--or opening week? In an interview with WWD yesterday about how Topman will perform at the new LA shop, Topman design director, Gordon Richardson let the cat outa the bag that of the four stores in the US, Chicago is the weakling--the most underperforming. Does this mean that there's a shortage of adventurous (or stylish) Midwestern men? [WWD]