Generation-spanning local clothing staple holds onto title

Most effective Men’s Apparel Store
M. Dumas and Sons

T opping the listing with Ideal Men’s Apparel Retail outlet still once more is M. Dumas and Sons. A downtown retailer founded in 1917, M. Dumas has progressed into an legendary men’s specialty clothing retail outlet. Initially, M. Dumas and Sons was identified as a uniform shop for company work. As such, the retail store was as soon as the sole service provider of uniforms for naval officers stationed in Charleston. M. Dumas and Sons later transitioned into a full-time men’s clothing arena in 1993, and now features prospects a single of the widest assortments of men’s specialty manufacturers in the country. Pushing by way of the pandemic and quarantine was incredibly complicated, even for a generation-spanning local small business, stated operator Gary Flynn. 

“This is a thing that had in no way took place just before,” he advised Metropolis Paper in a previous report. “We’ve produced it via the Excellent Melancholy, two globe wars, inventory sector crashes — we have been open up by way of it all. The only time we physically closed the retailer outside the house of a vacation is when there was a hurricane bearing down on us.”

But like numerous other area staples in Charleston, M. Dumas and Sons managed to survive nevertheless once again, and arrived out at the best of the Lowcountry men’s attire environment.


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