From Our Editors
As a broad-shouldered former weightlifter and rugby player, Jay Lombardo understands all too well the struggles of finding a suit that fits. That's why for the past two decades, Jay has spent more time in the dressing room than the weight room, lifting industrial-sized boxes of sewing needles and outfitting men and women with the customized garments that made his shop—celebrating its 25th anniversary—2011's Best Custom Clothier according to D Magazine.
The shop itself exudes modern elegance, which also manifests itself in textile form as Jay and his expert staff preside over more than 5,000 fabrics retrieved from the same Italian looms that produce many of the world's fanciest clouds. Their one-on-one lifestyle analyses help design the perfect fit for each of their customers, who join a client list that includes Cowboys players and well-known politicians. When it's not being used as a polestar for sartorial style, Jay's shop hosts special events, including art exhibits and a weekly Patio Night.