Robert Talbott Shop Opening in Ft. Wayne



Monterey, CA, June 6, 2017 – Robert Talbott announced today that it will celebrate the launch of its shop-in-shop retail concept at Christopher James Menswear in Fort Wayne, Indiana, with a grand opening event on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. The concept was created to partner with leading menswear retailers across the country, and provide luxury consumers with an authentic Robert Talbott shopping experience. The shop is the sixth to open since Robert Talbott launched the concept in April 2014.

Christopher James’ new shop is designed to effectively merchandise the collection, and offer the breadth of programs from Robert Talbott; including Seasonal, In-Stock, and Made to Measure (MTM). The new space reflects the unique environment of the Monterey Peninsula, through rich imagery and materials from the California coastline, and impeccable product designed to support a layered lifestyle. The shop houses an extensive assortment from Spring/Summer 2017, including sportswear, tailored clothing, dress shirts and the brand’s world-renowned neckwear.

“We are very pleased to partner with Christopher James, who shares a long history of premium quality and personalized customer service. They have been an excellent representation of our brand in the Midwest, and we are very proud to announce our formal relationship,” said Bobby Corliss, SVP of Sales for Robert Talbott, Inc. “We look forward to sharing our comprehensive collection and a bit of the west coast lifestyle with the greater Fort Wayne community for years to come.”

To celebrate the launch, Robert Talbott and Christopher James will host a cocktail reception from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June 13th at the store on 6410 West Jefferson Blvd. The event will be fueled by a motorsports theme, featuring Robert Talbott’s Formula Atlantic race car, and driver / CEO Bob Corliss. Attendees will have the opportunity to view the latest collection, experience Robert Talbott Motorsports, and have a chance to win tickets to the Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational, taking place the weekend of June 16th – 18th at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  CLICK FOR DETAILS >>

“We are dedicated to learning the style and quality demands of our Fort Wayne customers. It is our belief the relaxed, contemporary and most importantly, authentic Monterey style of our new Robert Talbott Collection, will become a mainstay of well-dressed Fort Wayne gentlemen for years to come,” says Chris Lambert, Owner of Christopher James.

The shop-in-shop concept has successfully been launched in five other menswear retailers throughout the country, including Avant for Men in Highland Park, Illinois, Hubert White in Minneapolis, The Ascot Shop in La Jolla, California, The Hound Clothiers in San Francisco, and M. Dumas & Sons, Charleston, South Carolina.

About Robert Talbott, Inc. (
Founded in 1950, Robert Talbott, Inc. is an authentic American luxury lifestyle company based in Monterey, California. Since the beginning, Robert Talbott has been known to be more than designers of fine clothing. They are creators. They search the globe for the finest materials available, and put them together with exceptional patterns and exacting precision. As a true purveyor of refined apparel and accessories, the collection is available at menswear specialty stores throughout the U.S. and Canada.

About Christopher James (www.
Christopher James has been an integral part of the Fort Wayne, Indiana community. The store’s commitment to quality clothing, personal service and meticulous tailoring has been recognized by Fort Wayne newspapers with numerous Reader’s Choice awards, and the store’s venerable master tailor, Vincent Speciale being awarded a special day of recognition by Fort Wayne’s mayor.


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