Putting on a beautifully designed suit elevates my spirit, extols my sense of self, and helps define as a man to whom details matter.” - Gal Talese
Here are 10 great ideas to kick-off the season in fine fashion at The Gentlemen’s Corner:
• Hot temperatures are still an issue in September, so our Performance polo shirts from the Peter Millar Collegiate Collection are perfect. You’ll stay cool and comfortable in these wicking shirts that have the finest details, the interlocking NC logo and spot-on Carolina blue color.
• As October nears, layering is more important. It’s chilly early in the day and at night but warm at kick-off, so a Peter Millar quarter-zip, V-neck sweater in merino wool in Carolina blue or navy will keep you warm half the day and look great draped around your neck in the midday sun.
• Wolverine Boots crafted with Horween Leather are what the sharp-dressed gentlemen will be wearing this fall, dressing them up with khakis for the Blue Zone or down with jeans for The Tar Pit. (read more…)
But he’s enjoying reconnecting with Franklin Street and “Blue Heaven” after opening The Gentlemen’s Corner on West Franklin Street in the spring of 2014.
“It’s been fun running into a lot of people you’ve known, gone to school with, maybe seen in one of our other stores,” says Dalrymple, who owns stores in Pinehurst, Wilmington and Palm Beach, Fla. “So many people come back to this area for sports or shopping or entertainment. It’s a neat mix of folks.”
Dalrymple is a native of Sanford and a 1977 UNC graduate. He couldn’t find a job immediately after college, so he teamed with Pinehurst area golf professional Buck Adams to open a men’s clothing store in the Village of Pinehurst in 1978.
“I thought it would be something to do for a couple of years until a ‘real job’ came along,” he says. “That job never came along and meanwhile the store was doing well. I’m still here.” (read more…)