Established in the mid-20th-century heyday of custom men's stores, the second-generation clothier behind Zemo Men's Store turns guys into gentlemen with carefully fitted formalwear for rental and purchase. Tailors draw on an endless vocabulary of styles and fabrics to order custom suits and shirts from Hickey Freeman with features such as hand-sewn seams and high-quality brass zippers, measured twice to ensure a perfect fit. Readymade sports coats, shoes, and suiting from American and British haberdashers including Burberry and Aquascutum give any wardrobe reason to rattle its hangers with pride or slump in sorrow when rental versions have to be returned.
With more than 25 years of experience, Patio.com oversees a wicker- and wood-framed stockpile of rugged and refined game-room and outdoor furnishings to outfit open-air play spaces with tables, chairs, cushions, hammocks, barbecue grills, and billiard tables. Shoppers can peruse a variety of styles from teak and aluminum to adirondack, sling, strap, and nougat-centered.
Staffed by experienced coaches and golf-savvy computers, Golftec relies on motion sensors and high-speed cameras to monitor swings and break down each individual’s form on a high-definition video display. Based on indisputable video evidence that can be used in a court of law, Golftec’s certified personal coaches will spot flaws and strengths and provide golfers with tips on how to improve their game from tee to green. The swing session focuses on ball striking, ensuring shots travel less in figure-eight patterns.
Voted Best Dry Cleaner by Fairfield County Weekly in 2010, Wolfe’s Cleaners employs award-winning methods to safely and effectively refresh dropped-off duds. Punctual, careful, and thorough, the clean team whips civvies into shape, revitalizing casual garments ranging from pants ($7.10) and sweaters ($7.15) to dresses ($13.75). Wolfe’s Cleaners also spiffs up businesswear with same-day service, removing insidious stains from sports jacket ($7.50) or pressing two-piece suit in time for upcoming reenactments of Lyndon Johnson's inauguration ($13.75). For an additional fee, Wolfe's can also cleanse exotic or delicate fabrics and materials.