When dressing for work, it’s important to dress in a professional manner. Are you looking to expand your wardrobe? Are you a new college graduate who is making the transition from dorm life to the workforce? Are you stepping up your professional wardrobe and you need some tips? Here is a list of five great Baltimore owned clothing stores for men and women to look their best. These places will allow you to dress uniquely while adhering to your company’s dress code.
K Staton Boutique
1007A W. 36th St.
Baltimore, Md. 21211
K Staton is owned by Jade Greer and the store is named after Jade’s mother, Kimberly Staton. The store provides contemporary and stylish clothing for plus sized women, because most women these days fall into the plus range. K Staton Boutique has image consultants who can help for special occasions and other personal shopping needs. The boutique has FIT 101 workshops which helps women with finding the clothes that are right for their body type. K Staton Boutique has friendly associates who will help patrons find the perfect clothing.
Samuel Parker Clothier
6080 Falls Road
Baltimore, Md. 21209
Samuel Parker Clothier is a Baltimore owned men’s clothing store. The owner, Ken Parker, is the grandson of Samuel Parker, for whom the store is named. Parker has a background in menswear that started in 1964 with his first job in college at a university shop. The store is home to premier brands in menswear. Some of the brands carried by Samuel Parker Clothier include Polo Ralph Lauren, Alden, Robert Talbott and Derek Rose. Samuel Parker Clothier carries suits, neckwear, shorts, robes, socks and so much more. Clothes can be made to fit for each customer. The store is open every day of the week except on Sunday.
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811 Aliceanna St.
Baltimore, Md. 21202
Urban Chic is a Baltimore based unisex clothing store. Urban Chic is owned by Chris and Lindsey Buscher. The store is located in the Harbor East neighborhood near many restaurants and Landmark Movie Theater. Urban Chic has a collection of brand name designers under one roof. Some of the designers carried by Urban Chic include 7 for all Mankind, Diane von Furstenberg, Madison Marcus and Vineyard Vines. Urban Chic outfits a lot of Baltimore’s workforce in professional and trendy clothing. Urban Chic is open everyday so you can make a trip during your lunch break or on the weekend.
J.S. Edwards LTD
Festival at Woodholme
1809 Reisterstown Road
Baltimore, Md. 21208
J.S. Edwards LTD is a Baltimore based menwear store owned by Edward and Diane Steinberg. J.S. Edwards LTD has been outfitting Baltimore’s male workforce for 25 years. J.S. Edwards LTD has been recognized by Baltimore Magazine and Esquire Magazine. J.S. Edwards LTD specializes in designer and custom clothing. The store is proud to carry some of the following designers: Canali, Haupt, Joseph Abboud and Keith Moor. The custom clothing department has a wide variety of color, fabric and styles to make sure that every man has clothing that is personally made for him and his unique wardrobe. The store also has shoes and accessories so everything can be purchased in one place.
Babe. (A Boutique)
1716 Aliceanna St.
Baltimore, Md. 21231
Babe. (A Boutique) is a Baltimore-based women’s clothing store. This store has been outfitting Baltimore women since 2007. Babe. (A Boutique) makes the women of Baltimore look stylish. The shop has been recognized by many publications such as The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore Magazine and Style Magazine. Do you want to see a sample of what the boutique carries? You can purchase clothing online from their website. This online store is a sample of the bigger store selection. The store has a large variety of well known and little known designers. The store is located conveniently in the Fells Point neighborhood.
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