Schmoozing: 9th Annual Uptown/Downtown Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award winner Martin Greenfield and his wife Arlene

MR Magazine celebrated the 9th annual Uptown Downtown Awards at the Four Seasons Restaurant in Manhattan on Monday, honoring the 10 Most Influential Stores in Menswear, two Readers’ Choice retailers and legendary tailor Martin Greenfield.

Martin Greenfield: The Suit Doctor

Martin Greenfield in the factory

Martin Greenfield came to America with nothing, started as a floor boy in a Brooklyn suit factory and worked his way up to be one of the most celebrated tailors in the world.

Harry Rosen: The Canadian Edge

Larry Rosen

Uptown/Downtown Awards — 10 Most Influential Retailers: Harry Rosen is one of the best retailers in the world, and it just happens to be in Canada.

Mitchells Stores: A Family Affair

Mitchells interior

Uptown/Downtown Awards — 10 Most Influential Retailers: The Mitchells Family of Stores is growing as fast as the family.

Lanksy Bros.: Love Me Tender

Hal Lanksy and Julie Lansky

Uptown/Downtown Awards — Readers’ Choice: With a third generation firmly entrenched in the business, Lansky Bros. is shaking things up in Memphis. By Karen Alberg Grossman

Rothman’s: It Takes Two

Jim Giddon and Ken Giddon

Uptown/Downtown Awards — Readers’ Choice: Rothman’s owners, brothers Jim and Ken Giddon, dream and do. By Elise Diamantini

Bergdorf Goodman: Still the Pinnacle

Joshua Schulman-sq

Uptown/Downtown Awards — 10 Most Influential Menswear Retailers | How Bergdorf Goodman is changing with the new luxury customer. By Karen Alberg Grossman

Mr Porter: Let’s Get Digital

Ian Tansley-sq

Uptown/Downtown Awards — 10 Most Influential Menswear Retailers | Mr Porter: The game-changing online destination that has revolutionized retail. By William Buckley