Garys’ iconoclast: A straight shooter who’s as quirky as he is creative, Steve Ramenofsky’s vision is all about change.
An ever-expanding foothold By Arnold J. Karr When John Haller was beginning his career at Robert Talbott in 1973, he was building his wardrobe and wanted a pair of black penny loafers. Dick Braeger, who then had the footwear concession at the original Garys store in Marina del Rey, Calif., worked with the young salesman [...]
Reputed to be one of few stores to mix traditional and contemporary in a way that makes sense, Gary’s is known throughout the industry as a truly fabulous store. Says Giles Preston from Zegna, “Their secret is that they sell the world’s finest luxury products in a friendly approachable environment. Dick and Johnny are wonderful [...]