J. Press Tailor

Birth of a Salesman

They never taught me how to baste a suit at Dartmouth, but I had to learn in a hurry when Ray Jacobs got sick on the road.

“The Road” was the term used to describe retail travel exhibits that fulfilled the clothing needs of Ivy grads after they left college refusing to partake in the padded shoulders or faux-Ivy enticements found in Middle America.

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Great Story. I will be 60 in February. Raised a family of Professionals that all appreciate the quality of J.Press.

James Walsh