Adesso Fashion for Men, 19071 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River, (440) 333-4778. Listed among Esquire’s “top 100 U.S. men’s stores,” it boasts cutting-edge, classic styles and a wine and espresso bar. They carry custom-made shirts by Brioni, styles by Just Cavalli and Donald Pliner and the creations of many Italian designers such as Paul and Shark.
Ford’s Clothier, 19821 Detroit Road, Rocky River, (440) 333-2355. Specializing in gentlemen’s clothing since 1913, this store carries designs from Burberry, Joseph Abboud, Robert Talbott, Tommy Bahama, Allen Edmonds, Samuelsohn, Lacoste and Bill’s Khakis.
Giovanni Carrelli Clothier, The Promenade, 30187 Detroit Road, Westlake, (440) 899-5454. Lovers of Italian style and craftsmanship will find fine designs by Brioni, Canali, Paul and Shark, Ravazzolo and Dalmine, and shoes by Ferragamo.
James Clothiers, 30679 Pinetree Road, Pepper Pike, (216) 831-6470. The contemporary and classic-styled store offers popular labels such as Burberry, Joseph Abboud, Robert Talbott and Brioni. Must-have items include flat-front trousers, custom shirts and sweaters.
Jos. A. Bank, 20156 Van Aken Blvd. Shaker Heights, (216) 921-6600; Legacy Village, 25291 Cedar Road, Lyndhurst, (216) 382-9055; Beachcliff Market Square, 19358 Detroit Road, Rocky River, (440) 333-1033; First and Main, 87 First St., Hudson, (330) 528-0026. This men’s store offers high-quality fabric, rich colors and classic styles in suits, pants, shirts, belts, shoes and ties.
RR Freestyle for Men, Crocker Park, 220 Crocker Park Blvd., Westlake, (440) 250-5600. Custom-made suits, sport coats and stylish men’s fashions that look and feel great from Zanella, Gran Sasso, Signum, Robert Graham, Jhane Barnes, Tommy Bahama and more. Leather jackets and blazers by Remy Leathers are available for men and women.
Short Sizes Inc., 6051 Mayfield Road, Mayfield Heights, (440) 605-1000. Distinctive dress and casual clothing and sportswear for gentlemen under 5-foot-8. Custom shirts are also available.
U.S. Wings Pilot Shop, Stow Hudson Towne Center, 1624 Norton Road, Stow, (330) 653-3746. Known to have the best bomber jackets in the country, this store’s clientele includes Bill Gates, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and President Bush. It supplies jackets for the U.S. armed forces and is the official supplier of caps, hats and shirts for the White House gift shop. US Wings products also recently appeared on a runway in New York during Fashion Week.