"“People want things with integrity,” he explains, and in response to that, he is opening a custom-tailor shop adjacent to his offices. Calling it “an experiment in taste,” the designer hopes to find those willing to embrace the haberdashery spirit."
— The beginnings; 29 years ago. Excerpt from an interview with Alan in W Magazine, 1985: The Charm of a Well-Dressed Man
Looking back on when we showed up to work in the same thing; a moment of seriousness in spite of being twins all day.
The Flusser exclusive bead stripe by Carlo Barbera.
Alan’s custom boots of his own design - commissioned from Dixon Boot Co. of Wichita Falls.
Many times the subtle touches provide the biggest impact in an elegant garment. From just a few feet a way, the different micro-patterns of the shirt read solid, yet within chatting distance the complexity melds together as checks and stripes and florals work in concert to present an ensemble. We find great appreciation in the opportunity to express ourselves each day through attire!
Sometimes it’s the inside that counts. A dear customer selected one of our favorite linings in horsebit print and paired it with blue striped sleeves - all hand-sewn into our exclusive cashmere plaid by Barbera.