If there are more men wearing European style suits in Houston, thank Rudy Festari, owner of Festari for Men. Festari, a native of Rome who proudly dons linen suits and sandals, opened his namesake menswear store in the early 1990s after working in a variety of shops in The Galleria. Boxy double-breasted suits were the norm; the bigger the better. “There weren’t many of us doing European clothing back then,” Festari said. “It was a challenge because I didn’t want to sell traditional men’s clothing. I had to break through that wall with the macho big Texas guy.” Read more at Houston Chronicle.