The new owners of luxury clothier Hickey Freeman, historically a favorite brand of the POTUS crowd, are not planning to shutter their manufacturing facility in Rochester, NY. The high-end tailored clothing favored by Leaders Of The Free World and C-Level execs will still be handmade upstate as it has been since 1899. (In 1960, when Don Draper was buying his suits, 95% of our clothing was made in the U. S. Today it’s only 2%. Not surprising that 788,300 garment jobs have been lost since 1990. )
Ivy Style at FIT: September 12, 2012- January 5, 2013 We think of it as conservative, but Ivy Style was actually cutting edge in the beginning with F. Scott Fitzgerald-era Princeton Men leading the way.