President Obama sadly could not do the same for established men’s wear company Hartmarx Corp. when choosing the brand for campaign events and the Inauguration. WWD reports that Hartmarx recently filed for Chapter 11. Though a politically thoughtful choice – According to WWD, the company is a “Chicago-based, moderately priced brand with a long history of manufacturing in union shops in the U.S.” – the story cites a variety of financial issues. Perhaps, like Michelle on Jason, Obama can have a more positive impact on one of these guys.
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