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September 23, 2017

Marc Allen Fine Clothiers Named Exclusive America’s Cup Retailer in RI, Portion of Proceeds to Support Sail Newport


Marc Allen Fine Clothiers, with locations in Providence and Newport, has been named the exclusive America’s Cup retailer in Rhode Island.

Sold exclusively at their location in Newport at 142 Bellevue Avenue, Marc Allen has announced that they will donate 15% of all America’s Cup merchandise sold through Labor Day to Sail Newport. Each year, Sail Newport provides sailing events, instruction, rental and sailing center services to thousands of children and adults.

Marc Allen was chosen as the exclusive retailer of America’s Cup merchandise because of the company’s reputation in the local community as a top-notch men’s clothier, according to a press release. “We are so pleased to exclusively sell this great gear to sailing enthusiasts and novices alike,” said Marc Streisand, owner, Marc Allen Fine Clothiers. “Our Bellevue Avenue shop is already nautically themed and this line is a nice complement to our fine, European brands. We look forward to supporting Sail Newport through this endeavor and through future opportunities as well. You cannot operate a business in Newport without a love of the water and sailing.”

“We are so pleased to exclusively sell this great gear to sailing enthusiasts and novices alike,” said Marc Streisand, owner, Marc Allen Fine Clothiers. “Our Bellevue Avenue shop is already nautically themed and this line is a nice complement to our fine, European brands. We look forward to supporting Sail Newport through this endeavor and through future opportunities as well. You cannot operate a business in Newport without a love of the water and sailing.”

Brad Read, Executive Director of Sail Newport said, “It’s an honor to have Marc Allen Fine Clothiers choose Sail Newport as the beneficiary of America’s Cup Collection sales,” Sail Newport Executive Director Brad Read said. “Newport is historically linked with the America’s Cup and the donation will help Sail Newport continue its work to keep access to sailing open to the public and sailing events thriving in our city-by-the-sea”.

America’s Cup merchandise ranges in price from $45 – $150 and includes an array of short and long-sleeve tee shirts, sweatshirts, sweaters and more.

For more information on Marc Allen Fine Clothiers, visit www.marcalleninc.com.

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