Feature Friday – Despos Tailoring

Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in Indiana: Despos Tailoring. Despos Tailoring has been locally owned and operated out of Fort Wayne for over 65 years. Despos specializes in unique menswear and custom clothing.

Fort Wayne is located in northeast Indiana. The city is a former home to a variety of public figures, including Dave Thomas (founder of Wendy’s), Stephen King (best-selling author), and Rod Woodson (Super Bowl Champion and Pro Football Hall of Famer).

Feature Friday – Halberstadt’s Men’s Clothiers

Today’s Feature Friday spotlights our first retail partner in South Dakota: Halberstadt’s Men’s Clothiers. Halberstadt’s got its start in South Dakota in 1975.  The company now has six locations across three states (South Dakota, Iowa, and Minnesota). Halberstadt’s flagship store is in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Sioux Falls “Galleria” location carries fine menswear from top designers. The company’s mall locations offer high quality menswear at a value price.

Sioux Falls is the largest city in South Dakota. Sioux Falls was named after the waterfalls of the Big Sioux River (a river named after the Lakota people) located in the city. Sioux Falls is known for its numerous parks and green spaces. Downtown Sioux Falls is home to SculptureWalk, a sculpture exhibit that is updated yearly.

Feature Friday – VashTie Lifestyle Clothing

Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in North Carolina: VashTie Lifestyle Clothing. VashTie is a family business located in historic downtown New Bern. Tom and Lynne Janyssek opened the shop in 2011. The store is named after Lynne’s grandmother, Vashti Stewart. VashTie carries men’s and women’s classic southern clothing.

New Bern is a small city in eastern North Carolina. The city is known as the birthplace of Pepsi. New Bern was also the setting for Nicholas Sparks’s popular novel The Notebook.