Feature Friday – Butler’s Fine Clothing

Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in South Carolina: Butler’s Fine Clothing. Butler’s opened in Florence in 1993. The shop carries a wide range of menswear – from suits to sports shirts. Butler’s offers closet consultations and in-house tailoring, among other services.

Florence is located in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina. Nicknamed the “Magic City”, Florence is known as a retail and healthcare hub.

Feature Friday – Alexander’s Custom Clothiers

Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in Michigan: Alexander’s Custom Clothiers. Alexander Hamka, a third-generation custom tailor, opened his shop in Northville in 2004. Alexander’s specializes in custom clothing but also offers made-to-measure and off-the-rack menswear. Alexander has fitted men from all over the country, including celebrities such as Dean Cain.

Northville is a suburb of Detroit. Northville is known for its rolling hills and picturesque countryside. The city’s downtown, which hosts special events and festivals throughout the year, is a popular community destination.

Feature Friday – Pope’s Clothiers

Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in Louisiana: Pope’s Clothiers. Wade H. Pope opened his business in Shreveport in 1961. Originally a laundry and dry-cleaning destination, Pope gradually added menswear and transformed the business in to a full-service men’s shop. Pope’s Clothiers, now a second-generation family business, carries a wide range of menswear, including everyone’s favorite brands.

Shreveport is located in northwest Louisiana. The city, the third-largest in Louisiana, is the commercial capital of the Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas region. Shreveport has been a popular place for filming movies, such as The Guardian and The Great Debaters. The city has also been the birthplace of many notable figures, including Terry Bradshaw (4-time Super Bowl winner), Robert Parish (4-time NBA Champion), and Grammy award-winning country musicians Kix Brooks and Hank Williams, Jr.

Feature Friday – Ashworth’s Clothing

Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in North Carolina: Ashworth’s Clothing. Ashworth’s Clothing is located in historic downtown Fuquay-Varina. Rufus and Cornelia Ashworth opened the store in 1937. The shop, now in its third generation of family ownership, carries a wide selection of menswear – from t-shirts to tuxedos – and accessories.

Fuquay-Varina, a small town located in central North Carolina, came about through the merging of two separate towns in 1963: Fuquay Springs and Varina. Fuquay-Varina is the former home of Rhett and Link, award-winning “internetainers”.

Feature Friday – J. Toor

Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in Illinois: J. Toor. J. Toor is a specialty menswear shop in Chicago. The store specializes in custom suits, shirts, jackets, overcoats, trousers, and more. Following a detailed measuring process involving approximately 40 measurements, each piece is tailored in the United Kingdom. J. Toor’s signature designs have been featured on the runways of New York Fashion Week, in national style publications, and have been worn by national media personalities. J. Toor recently designed a custom suit for a contestant on The Bachelorette. In addition to custom clothing, J. Toor’s offers ready-to-wear menswear and women’s accessories.

Chicago is the most populous city in Illinois and the third largest city in the United States. Chicago’s rich culture – from arts and music to professional sports – makes it a popular tourist destination. Chicago is well-known for its unique cuisine, including its nationally renowned deep-dish pizza. Lou Malnati’s pizza is a Dapper Classics Team favorite.

Feature Friday – Signature Stag

Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in Texas: Signature Stag. Signature Stag opened in Midland in 2013. The shop, West Texas’s premier destination for menswear, carries a wide selection of men’s clothing and accessories. Signature Stag offers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. The store has the feel of a hunting lodge and features comfortable seating, large televisions, and beer on tap.

Midland is located midway between Fort Worth and El Paso. Midland is nicknamed “The Tall City” for its downtown skyline. Midland is also known for its connection to the Bush Family. George H.W. Bush and family lived in Midland during the future president’s time working in the oil industry. Midland is also the hometown of former First Lady Laura Bush.

Feature Friday – Mr. Carl’s Custom Tailoring

Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in New Hampshire: Mr. Carl’s Custom Tailoring. Carl Holton, a WWII veteran who studied clothing and design and worked in menswear following his service, opened his shop in Portsmouth in 1979. Carl’s son, Rheinhold, took over the business in 1990 and has since been joined by his brother, Jay. Today the second-generation family business carries on its founder’s commitment to quality and service. The shop, which offers tailoring services for men and women, specializes in custom clothing.

Portsmouth is located in southeast New Hampshire. The city is a historic seaport and popular tourist destination. Portsmouth was once home to John Paul Jones, the “Father of the U.S. Navy.”