Thank you to everyone who stopped in for our first fall trunk show! It was great to see familiar faces again (or as much as we could with masks on). 😊

Judging by the response to our fall offerings we have the looks that you want for the new season!

Thank you to our vendors who made the trip, Casa’s for the great food and drink, Executive Barbershop for the straight razor shaves , and Alicia Pyle for her wonderful music. A special shout out to Ultra Motorsports for bringing some beautiful cars and for those of you who brought your own special rides to share with everyone.

Mark Friday October 23 and Saturday October 24 on your calendars as our next fall event will be happening then.

Thanks again,

Your Friends at Christopher James


Giddy Up Tyler Eifert!

Tyler Eifert Rocking a Christopher James Custom Coat at the Derby!

They say that clothes make the man but we think Tyler Eifert is making our custom sport coat rock at this year’s Kentucky Derby! Gladson silk and wool fabric and customized Derby print lining was a great choice and Tyler wore it well.

Can’t promise you’ll be an All Pro NFL tight end but we can make you look your best with a custom suit, sport coat or pant designed by Christopher James Menswear.

Thanks Tyler and good luck this coming season!

Love That Custom Lining

NFL players visit Fort Wayne Store

Thank you to Cincinnati Bengals All Pro tight end Tyler Eifert and his soon to be brother in law, Dallas Cowboys center Zach Martin for visiting Christopher James last week. Tyler is sporting his new Circle of Gentleman shirt while Zach is wearing a Robert Talbott sport shirt. These guys were in town as we are outfitting them for Zach’s upcoming wedding. Congratulations to you and Morgan on your big day and thanks for being such good sports and letting us include you in our blog

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Oh What A Night…

On behalf of all of us at Christopher James we want to thank you for attending our annual Fall Trunk Show last Thursday night. It was a wonderful party and in addition to the new fall fashions we were treated to some great food and music and saw some of the best cars in Fort Wayne! And, most importantly, we were able to raise some money for Camp Whatcha Wanna Do!

It was so busy that we feared that some friends didn’t get the attention they deserved and we also realize that not everyone  was able to make it in so we are EXTENDING the special trunk show pricing on Coppley, Scabal, Allen Edmonds, and Robert Talbott through this Saturday.

Thanks again for your great support and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Here’s an old favorite to listen to…


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Happy Birthday Vince

Happy Birthday, Vince!

All of us at Christopher James want to wish our friend and co worker, Vince Speciale a Happy Birthday! Vince, whose tailoring skills are better than his math is celebrating his “66th” birthday.

Please stop by, say hello and grab a piece of cake anytime from 10 – 5 Wednesday, June 3.

Your friends at Christopher James

PS Comments Welcome

Vince Speciale celebrates 48 years of working in the United States!


On April 7, 2015 Vince celebrated his 48th year of working in the United States. Vince came to us from Palermo, Sicily, Italy in 1967 to work for Redwood & Ross. Though the names have changed over the years Vince has been a fixture in the Fort Wayne clothing community. We’re proud to call him our tailor and even more proud to call him our friend!

Feel free to wish Vice a Congrats by commenting on this blog post in the comment box below.

CNBC cable show “The Car Chasers”

CNBC cable show “The Car Chasers” filmed in Fort Wayne at Christopher James Menswear

Check out these behind the scene photos from our in store shoot for the CNBC cable show “The Car Chasers”. The folks from this show are on their way to Auburn to film an episode for their fall series and decided one of their cast mates needed to spruce up his look. We’re honored they chose Christopher James as their store of choice. The entire cast and crew were great to work with and we showed them some Hoosier hospitality. We’ll let you know when our 15 minutes (ok, probably two minutes) of fame makes it to your tv…

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A Good Time: Jonah’s Belly “Royall Lyme Reader” event at Christopher James

Thanks for attending – here’s a follow up from Tony


As promised, here are a few of the photos from Thursday’s event.  If you’d like more, I only have approx. 127 additional shots to choose from (unfortunately, I look the same in almost all of them).

Again, Chris, I cannot thank you enough for the gracious and generous favor that you did for me.  It was a terrific event, and it was made possible because of you and your support.  The store was beautiful, the displays were attractive, the signing area was perfect, and you, Sherill, and Max couldn’t have been kinder  (and also, let’s not forget, the selection of delectable cheese cubes was delicious!).

Thank you, so very much.

Take care.


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