Accommodate up with a luxurious deal with mask from Prolonged Island shop

Pamela G. Knowles

When surgical deal with masks turned an unexpected aspect of day to day everyday living, it was pretty much a offered that the Woodbury Mens Shop would speedily arrive up with a standout luxury different.

The store, positioned at 8025 Jericho Turnpike, sells generally Italian menswear manufacturers ranging from informal sportswear to customized fits — and trying to keep style entrance and center for all events is what the owners of the store are known for. The shop also characteristics considerable collections of components these kinds of as exotic belts, footwear, sneakers, socks and jewelry.

“Our client is the affluent leader, company operator or experienced aged 25 to 75,” states Jim Foley, an Islip resident who owns the shop with Rich O’Boyle, also of Islip, and Amir Moradi, of Dix Hills. Referring to his partners, Foley adds, “Style has normally been a enthusiasm for us. Jim is the taste and style-setter, Wealthy handles finance and advertising, and Amir’s manner and show skills build the temper and total experience for the keep.”

Foley and O’Boyle opened the shop immediately after functioning with each other at Thomas Miller Menswear in Woodbury. They decided to begin their possess shop when Miller retired in 2012. The duo introduced in Moradi to spherical out the team.

Phuong “Lina” Bui of Centereach is the grasp tailor and would make the preferred masks. The masks, built of the very best Italian silks and designs typically used for ties and pocket squares, are obtainable in ready-to-don or personalized kinds and sell for $32 each individual.

“In which men normally use a tie or pocket sq. to give a flash of type, the mask has turn out to be a new manner accessory,” Foley says. “Our talented tailor was able to make a pattern for masks and line them with cotton — it genuinely would make for an tasteful and distinctive mask.” He provides, “Shoppers like the actuality that they can pick fabrics to coordinate with their outfits.” Usual turnaround time for personalized variations is about a week but Foley says the masks can be manufactured in one particular hour when needed.

Selling prices at the retail outlet commence at $25 for some components and off-the-rack satisfies array from about $900 to about $3,000. Several hours are Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Monday as a result of Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Virtual procuring and non-public appointments are available (516-802-5280). Shop on the web at