With an extensive stock of men's formalwear, J.P. Tuxedo dresses grooms, prom dates, and miscellaneous fancy fellows in slick style. Penguins-in-training can don a black Pronto Moda jacket and a white poly-cotton shirt featuring a lay-down or wing-tip collar. With complimentary alterations and jackets up to size 54L, gents of all sizes can pop, lock, and drop it without fear of busting any seams. Tux-seekers select from a palette of 36 vest hues, crafting mouthwatering getups from colors such as watermelon, honeydew, and sangria. To craft tuxedo pants, suit shepherds harvest wool from around the globe, shearing only the quickest sheep for Super 140s merino wool. Patent-leather shoes, silver studs, and a choice of neckwear—including cravats, paisleys, and whimsical bow ties—complete the luxury ensemble, transforming everyday Joes into everyday James Bond impersonators.
Since starting his business in 1988, Dr. Dennis Gaeta has honed the vision of more than 18,000 active patients. He makes each pair of eyeglasses himself to ensure the accuracy of the prescription, which can be presented in digitally processed lenses, no-line bifocals, and Transitions lenses that adjust to the amount of light both outdoors and inside the car. These lenses get fitted into fashionable frames from brands such as Bellagio, Mandalay, and Modern Optics.
The staff at Jean Therapy outfits women in denim from renowned brands such as Hudson, Miss Me, and Seven for All Mankind. The denim, which envelops bottom halves or fashion-forward arms size 0–12, is often stylized with touches such as patterns or embellished pockets. Denim gurus work to help patrons find the right type of fit for the right type of person. Shoppers can build complete ensembles with the boutique's selection of patterned tops and colorful jewelry.
Subtle colors and modern styles define the dress code at Bellē Up Maternity, whose white walls host overflowing racks of designer maternity apparel. Seraphine seamless leggings ($24) stretch to accommodate swelling bellies, and a Bellyssima Horizon pencil skirt ($57) rounds out the office wardrobes of mothers-to-be. A casual Cotton Glam long-sleeve V-neck tee ($40) swathes torsos in soft modal fabrics, and the rayon ripples of a Pouch Kicky Lite Versatile dress($85) render it appropriate for more formal occasions, such as giving birth inside an opera house.
The three generations of diamond doyens at Martin & Martin, Inc. have paired patrons with jewelry, timepieces, and other finery since 1950, dealing directly with foreign suppliers and diamond cutters in locales such as Israel, Hong Kong, Australia, and Belgium. Exchange vows with a selection of bridal jewelry, including the 16-diamond, 18-karat white-gold wedding ring ($500), or apologize to fingers for hours wasted wrestling pickle jars with a white gold ruby ring ($500). A rectangular white dial graces the face of Movado's ladies' Esperanza watch ($657), and an 18-inch strand of multicolor Chinese freshwater peals ($500) complements bare necks or upscale car antennas.