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Immeasurable

The suit, they say, makes the man. But it took thousands of suits and so much more to make a man like Martin Greenfield. From boardrooms to the big screen, the boardwalk to the White House, he has proudly hand-stitched his name into history. 

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CNN [VIDEO]

Being well-dressed helped save his life

What do Dwight D. Eisenhower, Barack Obama and the cast of Boardwalk Empire have in common? They've all been dressed by Auschwitz survivor Martin Greenfield.

Source: CNN

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A Tailor Once Advised President Eisenhower On Foreign Policy By Slipping Notes Into His Suits

One of my first political clients was my liberator and hero, General Dwight D. Eisenhower. After the war, when he needed a civilian wardrobe, he turned to his friends the Goldmans. One day in 1949, Mr. Goldman pulled me aside. "I've got a special assignment for you," he said. "I need you to oversee the production of suits for President Eisenhower."

Melia Robinson | Nov. 10, 2014, 4:24 PM

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New York Post

The day a Holocaust survivor got revenge on his tormentor

He survived the savagery of the Holocaust, made it to America with barely a penny and became a world-famous tailor in Brooklyn, dressing celebrities and presidents. In his new memoir, “Measure of a Man,” Martin Greenfield tells the story of his extraordinary life. In this excerpt, he explains how the concentration camps nearly stripped him of his humanity at age 16 — and the day he got it back.

By Martin Greenfield

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BY GOTHAMIST IN ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The 8 Best Places To Buy A Suit In NYC

MARTIN GREENFIELD CLOTHIERS: At Martin Greenfield Clothiers, you’ll get the old-school, classic bespoke experience. Operating out of the same factory space in East Williamsburg since 1916, Greenfield takes a time-honored, no-frills approach to making suits.

OCT 23, 2014 2:15 PM

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The Factory

239 Varet Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206

 (718) 497-5480

Mon - Fri, 10am - 5pm
Saturday, 11am - 5pm

Via Subway:
Take the L to Morgan Avenue Stop. Please be sure to walk up the "Bogart St." stairs. Once you reach the sidewalk, go to the right along Bogart Street. Cross Moore Street and then turn right onto Varet Street. Proceed to #239 on the right.

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The President's Tailor Survived the Holocaust