Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in Georgia: Hilton Decker. Located in downtown Savannah, Hilton Decker is an upscale men’s store specializing in European clothing. The shop is owned by Alton Brecker, who also owns the nearby Nickie Grace – a women’s store specializing in handbags. Both shops have been featured in Southern Living.
Savannah is Georgia’s oldest city. Savannah’s beautiful downtown includes 22 park-like squares – not a few of which feature the city’s most iconic tree, the Southern Oak. A popular tourist destination (consistently named one of “America’s Favorite Cities” by Travel + Leisure), Savannah’s rich history is complemented by a thriving arts and music community.
Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in Arkansas: Mr. Wicks. Located in Little Rock, Mr. Wicks has been one of central Arkansas’s premier menswear destinations since 1960. The store carries everything from denim to tuxedos.
Little Rock is the capital and largest city of Arkansas. Founded in 1821, the city gets its name from a small rock formation along the Arkansas River bank called la Petite Roche (French for Little Rock). Little Rock has been the home to numerous well-known individuals, including President Bill Clinton and General Douglas MacArthur.
Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in Oklahoma: EVERYMAN. J. Bryson and Raychel Baker – a husband and wife team – founded EVERYMAN in Stillwater in 2014. The shop offers a range of products – from clothing to books and other gifts – focusing on the male experience. The store also features a craft coffee bar and barbering services. EVERYMAN’s mission is “Haberdashery with Giveback.” EVERYMAN donates a portion of all its revenue to organizations that contribute to the development and mentorship of young men.
Stillwater is located in north central Oklahoma. Stillwater was part of the original Oklahoma Land Run in 1889. The city is home to Oklahoma State University, whose alumni includes country music legend Garth Brooks. Stillwater was recently named one of “The South’s Friendliest Cities” by Southern Living.
Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in New Jersey: Skuby & Co. Located in Spring Lake, Skuby & Co. has been in business for nearly twenty years. The store carries a wide range of menswear – from corporate-casual to weekend wear. MR Magazine named Skuby & Co. a “Top 25 Menswear Store” in the nation.
Spring Lake is a small community on the Jersey Shore. Its beach and boardwalk make it a popular vacation spot.
Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in Oklahoma: S. Powell & Co. S. Powell & Co. launched last Fall – holding a series of pop up shops – and will have its grand opening soon. The on-trend store carries clothing and accessories for men, women, and children – including quality basics and fun statement pieces.
Oklahoma City is the capital and largest city of Oklahoma. OKC was founded during the Land Run of 1889. The city features one of the largest livestock markets in the world. In addition to the OKC Museum of Art, the city is also home to the Oklahoma City National Memorial—a memorial for victims, survivors, and rescuers impacted by the Oklahoma City bombing tragedy. OKC has been home to many well-known figures, including Johnny Bench and Vince Gill.
Today’s Feature Friday spotlights our retail partner Onward Reserve. TJ Callaway founded Onward Reserve in 2012 following an inspirational hunting trip in Onward, Mississippi. Onward Reserve was born out of Callaway’s desire to create an authentically southern brand, one that, as Callaway puts it, “is laid back but unwavering in quality.” The company’s motto is “Live authentically”. Callaway keeps that motto in mind when curating collections and designing stores. Every decision is made with the intent of helping people enjoy an authentic lifestyle. Onward Reserve has eight locations across three states and Washington, D.C. Each store has its own unique vibe. For example, the shop in Nashville, Tennessee features a stage for local musicians and a big game taxidermy collection.
Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in Massachusetts: Steven Valenti’s Clothing for Men. Steven and Carolyn Valenti opened Valenti’s Clothing in 1983. Located in the heart of Pittsfield’s business district, Valenti’s has been a pillar in the community for more than 30 years. The store carries men’s dress and sportswear and offers rentals for special events.
Pittsfield is located in The Berkshires of western Pennsylvania. Writers Herman Melville, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. all called Pittsfield home. Pittsfield is also home to the earliest known game of baseball ever played in America.
Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in Massachusetts: Eastern Clothing Co. Eastern Clothing is a third-generation family business located in Watertown. Founded in 1937 as a clothing manufacturer, Eastern Clothing later transitioned into retail. The store specializes in custom suits and shirts and prides itself in being able to fit men of all sizes.
Watertown is located in the Greater Boston area. The town is the site of the first signed foreign treaty between the United States and another nation following the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Watertown is home to the Perkins School for the Blind, the oldest such school in the United States. Anne Sullivan and Hellen Keller, her most famous student, both attended Perkins.
Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in Louisiana: Weiss & Goldring. Weiss & Goldring opened in Many in 1899, making it the first store in town. The business relocated in Alexandria in 1907, where it has remained for more than 100 years. Weiss & Goldring’s rich history has witnessed the store earn many accolades – from being the first retail store in Alexandria with air conditioning to being named one of the “Top 100” men’s stores by Esquire. Weiss & Goldring has also had the honor of dressing the U.S. Men’s Golf Team in the 2013 and 2015 Presidents Cup tournaments.
Alexandria is located in central Louisiana. The city has a unique culture – hosting festivals throughout the year and housing several museums and performing arts venues – and boasts great outdoor living opportunities. National Geographic named Alexandria one of the top “wilderness towns” in America.
Today’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our retail partners in Mississippi: Steve’s on the Square. Located in downtown Philadelphia, Steve’s on the Square opened in 1983. The store carries men’s dress and casual wear, stocking today’s most popular brands. The shop also carries women’s apparel.
Philadelphia is a small city in central Mississippi. Philadelphia hosts the annual Neshoba County Fair, which has featured speakers including Ronald Reagan – whose controversial 1980 speech garnered national attention. Philadelphia is the birthplace of Otis Rush, Grammy award-winning Blues Hall of Fame musician.