Feature Friday – Peacock On Third

Peacock On ThirdToday’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in Kentucky: Peacock on Third. Peacock on Third is located in Bardstown. Catherine Clements opened the store in 2009. Peacock on Third began as a women’s clothing and accessories store but has since expanded to carry men’s items. Catherine operates the store with the following characteristics in mind: a warm, fun environment, a well edited collection of stylish, affordable clothing, and service that is genuine and not pushy.

Bardstown is Kentucky’s second oldest city. The city was first settled in 1780 by David Bard. Bardstown is known as the world capital of bourbon making. Four working distilleries (Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, Heaven Hill, and Barton) are located in or nearby the town. Bardstown hosts the annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival each September. My Old Kentucky Home State Park—site of the mansion that inspired Kentucky’s state song—is located in Bardstown.

Feature Friday – J. Lancaster Clothing

J. LancasterToday’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in Georgia: J. Lancaster Clothing. Jesse Lancaster, the store’s owner, opened the shop nearly 30 years ago in Marietta. J. Lancaster is a full service clothing store. The shop also carries a wide selection of denim and khakis. In addition to custom tailoring services, J. Lancaster offers home and office visits and closet and wardrobe evaluations.

Marietta is a suburb of Atlanta. Scenes for the 1995 Disney film Gordy were filmed in Marietta. The popular rock band The Black Crowes originated in the city. Marietta has been home to Grammy award-winning country music singer Travis Tritt and Academy award-winning actress Joanne Woodward. The city is also home to the popular “Big Chicken” KFC landmark.

Feature Friday – Kinkade’s Fine Clothing

Kinkade'sToday’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in Mississippi: Kinkade’s Fine Clothing. Keith and Missy Kinkade opened the store in 2008 in Ridgeland. They founded the shop on three principles: quality, integrity, and excellence. Keith and his staff work to create a family atmosphere at Kinkade’s. Although Kinkade’s is a men’s store, customers are encouraged to bring in their kids when shopping. Kinkade’s carries a wide selection of men’s clothing and accessories in classic, traditional styles.

Ridgeland is a small community in central Mississippi near the state’s capital city Jackson. Country music star Faith Hill and the members of the country group The Band Perry were born in Ridgeland. The city has been recognized for its environmentally friendly initiatives and was previously selected one of the top places to live in the United States by MONEY Magazine.

Feature Friday – M.H. Frank Ltd.

M.H. Frank Ltd.Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in South Carolina: M.H. Frank Ltd. Located in Clemson, M.H. Frank Ltd. opened in 1950. Steve Poteet, the store’s owner, places a premium on service. The shop offers free alterations and gift wrapping. M.H. Frank Ltd. carrries a wide selection of popular men’s brands, including Peter Millar, Smathers & Branson, and Southern Tide.

Clemson is a college town that is home to Clemson University. The city’s character is largely defined by the university, which opened in 1889. The community was originally named Calhoun—after former Vice President John C. Calhoun—but was later renamed. Clemson is nicknamed “Tigertown” after the university’s mascot.

Feature Friday – Weaver’s

Weaver'sToday’s Feature Friday spotlights our first retail partner in Kansas: Weaver’s. Weaver’s was founded in 1857. Located on Lawrence’s popular Massachusetts Street, Weaver’s is one of the longest running department stores in the United States. The store was owned and operated by the Weaver family for over 70 years before it was sold to an investment group managed by Larry Flannery. Weaver’s is now managed by Larry’s son. The multi-level store carries clothing and home goods. Weaver’s men’s store was added in 1971.

Lawrence was founded in 1854. The city is home to the University of Kansas. Lawrence has been named one of the top places to retire and one of the best college towns in the United States. Lawrence is the default center point of Google Earth. The city has been home to many famous athletes and coaches associated with the University of Kansas, including James Naismith—the inventor of basketball.