John Craig Sets Naples Expansion

by MR Magazine Staff

NEW YORK – John Craig, the two-unit better men’s specialty store, will expand beyond its central Florida base with two stores in Naples, Fla., both expected to open by the end of the year.

The company, based in Winter Park, Fla., has signed leases for a 2,800-square-foot store in Old Naples’ bustling Third Street South shopping district and a 1,300-square-foot store in The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Naples.

 A glimpse of the Winter Park store

John Craig currently operates a 1,900-square-foot flagship in Winter Park, a 650-square-foot boutique in Orlando’s Grande Lakes Orlando resort and a Web site at The new stores will more than double the company’s square footage to begin 2007.

Both locations will offer a wide range of high-end men’s clothing, accessories, and footwear by resources including Corneliani, Ermenegildo Zegna, Zanella, Robert Talbott and Etro Milano. Custom clothing will also be available at both locations.

 H. Craig DeLongy, president

“We look forward to providing our designer menswear and unparalleled service to more locations throughout Florida,” H. Craig DeLongy, president of John Craig, said. “John Craig is committed to being the leading men’s clothier for gentlemen of discriminating taste, style and quality.”