J. Press is returning to its roots.
The preppy retailer, which was established in New Haven, Conn., in the shadows of Yale College in 1902, is reopening a shop in that city this spring.
J. Push operated a retail store at 262 York Road in New Haven for above a century until 2013 when it was seriously damaged by a storm. It has been functioning in short-term spaces given that then, but the firm, which is owned by Onward Kashiyama in Japan, has secured a new everlasting location adjacent to the aged one at 262 Elm Street. The 1,780-square-foot spot is scheduled to open up in May.
The two-level retailer is developed with a basic however present day aesthetic meant to bridge the hole in between a conventional haberdashery and a contemporary clothier. In excess of the several years, J. Press has defined Ivy League type with its Shaggy Puppy Shetland sweaters, oxford button-down shirts and blue blazers. The new shop will household the Heritage and Pennant collections alongside with sportswear on the initially ground while tailored apparel, the built-to-evaluate section, customized shirts and a tailor shop will be upstairs. The setting up will also household the J. Push e-commerce distribution middle and administrative workplaces.
“J. Push has a extended record in New Haven and we are thrilled to discover a everlasting household for our keep in the metropolis of our founding,” explained Jun Murakami, president of J. Push United states of america. “We appear ahead to continuing the prosperous tradition of common American type for many years to come.”
J. Press was established by Jacobi Push, a Latvian immigrant, who opened a shop on the campus of Yale College, and has been owned by Onward Kashiyama considering that 1986. It currently operates units on 44th Avenue in Manhattan as very well as on L Road NW in Washington, D.C. There is also a freestanding shop in Tokyo and 83 store-in-shops in Japan.