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D.C. summers are the pits, but Ministry of Supply is hoping to help the cause of over-heated professionals city-wide. The Cambridge, M.A.-based menswear company champions "performance-professional clothing," meaning they make work-ready shirts and pants that beat odor and wrinkles—and are especially breathable.
They're coming to D.C. this weekend, May 11th and 12th, with an event called "Q Comes to DC". MoS will show up at customers' homes or offices with clothing in-tow for a very personal, very convenient shopping experience.
Ministry of Supply's most DC-appropriate piece? Co-Founder Kit Hickey says it's the Apollo shirt:
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Utilizing NASA-developed technology, it's designed to regulate your body temperature—getting cooler when it's hot out, warming up when it's cooler. In the muggiest of D.C. summer weather, can this thing really hold up? It would appear so. Hickey claims there's no sweat threshold: "You can sweat as much as you'd like and the shirts will be working for you," he says.
Interested in a MoS home try-on? Best hurry. Hickey predicts there will be space for about 15 appointments across the two days. Email email@example.com to secure your spot.