Binghams is Your One-Stop Shop for Robert Graham

We are proud to say that Binghams carries the best selection of Robert Graham in Columbia, Mo. We don’t just have a lot of product—we have our very own Robert Graham shop right here within our store. We carrying everything from the American designer’s famous contrast cuff shirt to his fashion-forward socks.

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The brand’s colorful story began in 2001, when founder Robert Stock decided it was time menswear appealed to guys who wanted more expressive, interesting pieces. His first step to meeting this demand was revamping the contrast-collar dress shirt. Instead of having the contrasting colors only be different neutrals, Stock used bold patterns and bright colors. He embroidered cuffs, used ribbon stitching on collars and infused pops of colors on every shirt.

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Robert Graham short sleeve knit shirts. Fun fact: Country music superstar Sam Hunt paid us a visit a few weeks back and bought one of these shirts. He looked pretty good too, in our opinion.

“Robert Graham is great for the guy who doesn’t just do the standard white, black and navy,” says Dave Danuser, owner of Binghams. “It is also great for summer. Bright, loud colors–especially blue–are a really popular trend this season, so Robert Graham is a great, sophisticated way to wear them.”

We love our Robert Graham shop and know you will too. Come in today and see it.

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Southern Tide Independence Day tee and apparel

Show Your Patriotism in Style with Southern Tide

You wouldn’t think that as a specialty menswear store we’d be all that crazy about t-shirts. But, in fact, we love them. Especially now that it’s summer in Columbia, Mo. and Fourth of July is around the corner, t-shirts are a must-have item.

However, not all tees are created equal. Southern Tide, a South Carolina-based brand of preppy but relaxed beachwear, is our t-shirt of choice. Southern Tide’s tees are better quality than most, so while their tees are made for summer, they’ll last well beyond one season.

With Fourth of July fast approaching, we are proudly carrying Southern Tide’s Skipjack Independence Day T-Shirt. We have them in three fitting colors: red, white and blue.

Southern Tide's 3rd Edition Skipjack Independence T-Shirt in red

Southern Tide’s 3rd edition Skipjack Independence T-Shirt. Be patriotic and comfortable in this supremely soft tee.

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Here’s the t-shirt in a refreshing white. All of the shirts are 100% pre-washed cotton.

Southern Tide skipjack t-shirt in blue

The flag design is on the back. The front is solid with a Southern Tide limited edition logo on the pocket.

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Front pocket logo.

But that’s not all

We’ve also got shorts, hats, flip flops, sunglass straps and beer koozies. Because Binghams is nothing if not thorough.

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Binghams is your one-stop shop for Fourth of July.

Southern Tide is a hot commodity here at Binghams, so these items won’t last long. Come into the store today. We are located here. We look forward to seeing you.

Binghams is Your Source for Bills Khakis in Columbia, Mo.

If you’re looking for khaki pants, Bills Khakis is the brand you should buy. They are high quality, comfortable and affordable. They are also something of an American tradition, with a story as American as apple pie.

Back in 1984, in an Army surplus store in Ohio, a college student named Bill Thomas came across a pair of original WWII khakis. Thomas was instantly enamored with his newfound treasure. “They were made from better cloth, the pockets were deep, the pocketing was made of drill cloth, everything about it was better,” recalls Thomas in this video. “That pair of khakis turned out to be the best pair of khakis that I’d ever found,” he says.

U.S. troops golfing. Photo courtesy of Bills Khakis.

U.S. troops golfing. Photo courtesy of Bills Khakis.

Thomas was so inspired by those pants that he started his own line of khakis, and in 1990, in Reading, Penn., Bills Khakis was born.

All of Bills’ khakis—and the apparel they added in 2007—are made in in the U.S. This makes sense, given the brand’s mission to pay homage to the American ideal of hard work and the country’s industrial history.

Learn more about Bills Khakis in this video (the same video linked to above):

Bills Khakis from n9 on Vimeo.

And a man doesn’t just feel patriotic when buying a pair of Bills. He also feels sensible, given the brand’s top-notch quality. You can feel the durability in a pair of Bills in its stitching, the slight heft of the fabric, and the way it feels on the skin.

Navy blue khakis

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Colorful array of Bills Khaki's shorts

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Classic Bills Khakis khakis on man lounging in a boat

Photo courtesy of Bills Khakis.

Bills Khakis are definitely a comfort fit, and a little looser than most pants you find these days. This doesn’t mean, however, that Bills has ignored the widespread skinny trend. They just incorporated it in a way that did not alter their core product.

In 2014, they launched Tea Label, a collection of slimmer fitting apparel geared toward the younger, trend-conscious customer.

“Men who buy Bills Khakis do so because of the fit. They know what they want, which is comfort and quality,” explains Dave Danuser, owner of Binghams. “I think having the separate collection shows Bills commitment to not changing a good a thing, and to their core customers.”

And, as much as we love trends here at Binghams, we equally admire a clothing brand that sticks to what it does best, regardless of fads.

See for yourself what has made Bills Khakis a lasting American brand by coming into Binghams today and trying on a pair of their excellent khakis. We are located here and look forward to seeing you.