Small Biz Monday–get an Art Franklin original at Tres’ Fine Clothing in Ensley

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Tres’ Fine Clothing x The Art Franklin Collection is now available. Photo via Tres’ Fine Clothing

It is shopping season and you’re just in time for CBS 42 news anchor, Art Franklin‘s new all-sizes clothing line at Tres’ Fine Clothing in Ensley. We spoke with the people behind the collection and the store. Keep reading to learn more about the inspiration and to see how you can support them.


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From neckties to a creative collection

Tres’ Fine Clothing is a custom clothing store located in the COTTONS building in Ensley that considers their customers as family. Tres’ has brand name men ‘s clothing and offers alterations with a 100% guarantee for the life of the garment.

It’s only right that Emmy Award-winning journalist Art Franklin launches his clothing line there. Franklin is known for his eye-catching neckties and passion for men’s fashion. He has even worked with Atlanta fashion designer, Edmond Newton.

The Art Franklin Collection

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Tres Washington and Art Franklin walked the purple carpet for the release. Photo via Tres Fine Clothing

The first stage of the Art Franklin Collection launched Saturday, November 20. According to the Birmingham Business Journal, the clothing line is a bold and colorful array of:

  • Dress shirts
  • Pocket squares
  • Bowties
  • Neckties (of, course!)

The second collection will feature athletic gear designed by Edmond Newton. It is set to launch Spring 2022—right in time for The World Games 2022. Want to know a bonus of this new line?

Franklin’s partnership with owner Tres Washington will create more foot traffic to the Ensley Business District. It shows people that they can get affordable, good-looking clothes in the same communities we grew up in.

The spot for fine men’s wear

Washington says it is a beautiful feeling to be the chosen home for The Art Franklin Collection. It fits perfectly with the all-exclusive, custom tailored experience that Tres’ Fine Clothing provides.

“I want Tres Fine Cothing to be a shop where guys can feel as thought the can come get a custom service. We want to provide our customers with a one-on-one experience where we are focused on them and give them a personal, custom experience.”

Treś Washington, Owner, Treś Fine Clothing

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