So What Happened to Smolkins?

So What Happened to Smolkins?




SMOLKIN’S HISTORY ( Smolkins website)

There have been many changes in 97 years, but one thing remains the same; Smolkin’s Men’s Wear.

From it’s humble beginnings in 1921 in Almonte, Ontario Smolkin’s expanded to Arnprior in 1931 and Smith’s Falls in 1941.  Twenty years ago, in 1997, Smolkin’s opened a new location in Kemptville, Ontario.  This location brings with it the rich tradition and reputation of the Smolkin’s name built on 4 generations of quality and service.

Expertly tailored suits, sports coats and dress pants from global brand names such as Jack Victor, S. Cohen and many others.  Hand selected silk ties match perfectly with a wide selection of crisp dress shirts.

The finest in sports wear from recognizable names such as Bugatti, Viyella, Nautica, Cutter & Buck, Dockers, Tommy Banhama, Leo Chevalier and Polifroni.

Smolkin’s are experts at fitting men of all shapes and all sizes.  The reason…

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About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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  1. Smolkin’s in both locations, Kemptville and Smiths Falls, has been my “Haberdashery” for many years. I have dealt with three generations of the family: initially Bennie, then Howie and finally Ryan…


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