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The Quality Products of Mansour’s Menswear: Leo Chevalier

Sports shirts   Dress Shirts   Golf Shirts   Three products that are a necessity at Mansour’s. At Mansour’s we have various brands that cover these category but today the blog is about Leo Chevalier.   Leo Chevalier started his career as a window dresser in Montreal. From window dresser to designer, Leo released his first collection in 1963 and opened a couture fashion house in 1967. He helped put Canadian fashion on the map. He received two awards in his career; the Order of Canada and the “Griffe D’or” Prix Hommage for his longevity and contributions to the Quebec...

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The Quality Products of Mansour’s Menswear: Stanfield’s

Mansour's Menswear Nova Scotia Stanfiled's

For over 60 of our 93 years we have been carrying Stanfield’s underwear. Stanfield’s was created by Charles E. Stanfield when he immigrated to Canada in 1856. During World War 1 Stanfield’s manufactured wool blankets, knitting yarn and cloth. The 1940’s is when the staple products we carry today came into play: products such as undershirts, briefs, two piece underwear, polo pyjamas, t-shirts and thermal underwear.  Today at Mansour’s we still carry those same classic products, knowing that they are quality, timeless pieces. Stop in today at 27 Church Street, Amherst Nova Scotia or visit us online at mansoursmenswear.ca to...

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The Quality Products of Mansour’s Menswear: Blundstones

Blundstone Mansour's Menswear Nova Scotia

The Blundstone boot is the oldest product carried at Mansour’s Menswear. Blundstones began in Tasmania Australia in 1853. In 1892 John Blundstone built the first factory where Blundstones were made and took his Son into the business. Blundstone has since recieved the first Australian footwear manufacturer to receive a design award from the Industrial Design Council of Australia and has also won an Australian Export award.  Blundstone continues to expand around the globe, currently selling to over 50 countires across five continents. Despite growing to become one of the world's most recognisable boot brands, the company retains its Tasmanian roots...

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The Quality Products of Mansour’s Menswear: McGregor Socks

Mansour's Menswear McGregor Nova Scotia Socks

One of the biggest trends in men’s dress wear the past couple of years has been the change from a classic black dress sock to a brightly colored funky dress sock. At Mansour’s we have classic black dress socks, pink polka dot dress socks, dress socks with lobsters on them and one of our fan favorites the Canada 150 Mountie dress socks. One of the brands we strongly rely on for our sock supply is McGregor socks. McGregor Socks have been making quality socks for over 85 years. The company was founded in 1928 by brothers Jack and Nathan Lipson...

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The Quality Products of Mansour’s Menswear: Jack Victor

Jack Victor Mansour's Menswear Nova Scotia

Quality suits have been a staple at Mansour’s for all of our 93 years. One of the most popular brands we carry is Jack Victor. Like the majority of Mansour’s products Jack Victor has its own rich history. Jack Wigdorovici, similar to our own Mike Mansour began his company by selling ladies’, men’s and children’s clothing door-to-door from a pack on his back. Soon enough he was able to save money to buy a horse and wagon and expand his selling territory. In 1909 the first Jack Victor store was opened in La Tuque Quebec. Throughout  the 40’s and 50’s...

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