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THE INTERNET—Freemans Sporting Club just launched a website with e-commerce, meaning you no longer have to go to the Lower East Side or the West Village to shop their ready-to-wear line (any of it—the full collection is online.) You'll still have to leave your apartment to buy their suiting, but that's probably as it should be. And can we all take a moment to admire the art on the site? Dads with lawnmowers! It's like a hazy idealized portrait of the cast of King of the Hill, in the best possible way. [RackedWire]
NEW YORK CITY—This week has been jam-packed with sample sales, and the salebloggers are all working overtime. Sample Sally's got reviews of VPL, Melissa, and Colette Malouf; Mizhattan has tackled both Derek Lam and Phillip Lim. [Sample Sally; Mizhattan]