Alpha Suit Outfitting Columbus’ Young Professionals
BUSINESS PROFILES — BY SUSAN POST ON JANUARY 30, 2015 AT 11:35 AM
A well-fitting suit is iconic and timeless, but “Off the rack clothing is made for everybody so it doesn’t fit anybody,” so says the owner of Alpha Suit, a new custom men’s clothier. Sean McKee brings over 20 years of experience serving high-end clients to the venture that aims to make custom suits more affordable for a younger audience.
Thus far much of McKee’s career has been spent outfitting a higher-end clientele with expensive, custom suits. It’s a busy executive type that’s done well and can afford to have someone come to them. However, the market began to change. Clients were retiring and McKee noticed an influx of young professionals in Central Ohio.
As a way to replenish his customer base, and make custom closing more accessible to a younger crowd, McKee formed Alpha Suit. He’s using a concept that’s gaining popularity and made the business a primarily pop-up experience.
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