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[11 Feb 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,104 views]
Brooks Brothers: Dressing the Presidents

American clothier Brooks Brothers recently spotlighted it’s relationship with American presidents on its website.  Brooks Brothers was started in 1818 as H. & D.H. Brooks & Co. in New York City before being renamed Brooks Brothers in 1850 when it was taken inherited by its owner’s three sons.
Many people would probably guess that Presidents Nixon, Ford, and Carter might have dressed from Brooks Brothers, but they might not know Brooks Brothers has been associated with the presidential office and the US military back to 1860s.  In 1861, future president and …