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Henry A. Davidsen, Master Tailors & Image Consultants, Philadelphia’s premier purveyor of custom men’s clothing, is challenging Philadelphians and tri-staters to clean their closets and donate gently-used suit items and all-gender business casual attire from April 8th through May 10th in support of The Henry A. Davidsen Suit Drive Challenge benefiting The Wardrobe. 

The Wardrobe LogoFor the sixth time, President and Founder of Henry A. Davidsen, Brian Lipstein, is excited to connect and support the community by organizing a Suit Drive Challenge collecting gently-used suits, ties, jackets, shirts, pants, polo shirts, slacks, khakis, belts, and shoes to provide a professional wardrobe to unemployed and low-income individuals – from laid-off workers to recovering substance abusers, veterans, and returning citizens.

“In 2020, our efforts were disrupted by the pandemic, but we still collected more than 5,000 items to aid those experiencing clothing insecurity,” said Lipstein. “We’re thrilled to team up with The Wardrobe as well as our returning and new-this-year drop-off locations and partners to once again support this great cause benefiting Philadelphians in need.”

All professional and business casual attire collected during the four-week initiative will directly benefit The Wardrobe, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization providing clothing to anyone experiencing clothing insecurity to overcome this barrier of advancement, including unemployed, low-income men and women. New this year, the Henry A. Davidsen team will accept any clothing item, including children’s clothing. A focus remains on gently worn professional and business casual clothing for men.

Suit Drive

Clothing will be collected at the Henry A. Davidsen showroom at 1701 Spruce Street in Rittenhouse as well as the following participating businesses:

  • American Executive Centers | Six Locations
    • Radnor | 150 N. Radnor Chester Road | Suite F-200 | Radnor, PA
    • Philadelphia | 1515 Market Street | Suite 1200 | Philadelphia, PA
    • Plymouth Meeting | 600 West Germantown Pike | Suite 400 |Plymouth Meeting, PA
    • Marlton | 10,000 Lincoln Drive E. | One Greentree Centre | Suite 201 | Marlton, NJ
    • Great Valley | 101 Lindenwood Drive | Suite 225 | Malvern, PA
    • Bala Cynwyd | Two Bala Plaza | Suite 300 |Bala Cynwyd, PA
  • Ron Jaworski Golf | Six Locations
    • Blue Heron Pines Golf Club | 550 Country Club Drive | Galloway, NJ
    • Downingtown Country Club | 93 Country Club Drive | Downingtown, PA
    • Ramblewood Country Club | 200 Country Club Parkway | Mount Laurel, NJ
    • RiverWinds Golf & Tennis Club | 270 Eagle Point Road | West Deptford, NJ
    • Running Deer Golf Club | 1111 Parvin Mill Road | Pittsgrove, NJ
    • Valleybrook Country Club | 200 Golfview Drive | Blackwood, NJ
  • Firstrust Bank | Six Locations
    • Conshohocken | 15 E Ridge Pike | Conshohocken, PA
    • Horsham | 1 Walnut Grove Dr. | Horsham, PA
    • Jenkintown | 261 Old York Rd. | Jenkintown, PA
    • Cherry Hill | 108 Marlton Pike East | Cherry Hill, NJ
    • Doylestown | 228 S. Main St. | Doylestown, PA
    • Newtown | 11 Durham Rd. | Newtown, PA
  • Spikes Trophies | Three Locations
    • NE Philly | 2701 Grant Ave | Philadelphia, PA
    • Center City | 1617 JFK Blvd. | Suite 108 | Philadelphia, PA
    • Main Line | 835 Conestoga Rd. | Bryn Mawr, PA
  • Joseph Anthony Retreat Spa & Salon | Three Locations
    • Glenn Mills | 243 Baltimore Pike | Glenn Mills, PA
    • Springfield | 400 W. Sproul Rd. |  Springfield, PA
    • Center City | 1200 Market St | 5th Floor | Philadelphia, PA
  • CYTO|PHL – Cira Centre | 2929 Arch Street | Philadelphia, PA
  • LPL Financial – Michael Brady | 100 Witmer Rd. | Suit 140 | Horsham, PA
  • Christo IT | 345 June Drive, Suite 100 | Harleysville, PA
  • Delaware Valley Packaging Group | 1425 Wells Drive | Bensalem, PA
  • NEMR Total HR | 4-A Eves Dr. | #108 | Marlton, NJ
  • Sales Evolution | 300 Brookside Avenue | Building 4, Suite 125 | Ambler, PA
  • 12th Street Catering | 3312-20 Spring Garden St. | Philadelphia, PA
  • The O’Connor Group | 3700 Horizon Drive | #100 | King of Prussia, PA
  • Haefele Flanagan | 1000 S Lenola Rd | Building 2 | Maple Shade, NJ

To collect further proceeds supporting The Wardrobe, Henry A. Davidsen and Bluebird Distilling will host the fourth installment of Suits & Sazeracs, a charitable cocktail competition among Philadelphia’s top bar talent, on Monday, April 8th at the Hotel Palomar. The fundraiser will officially kick off the Suit Drive Challenge, aimed at securing 10,000 donations of new and gently used men’s, women’s, and children’s attire to be donated to The Wardrobe. The evening will feature a silent auction with amazing opportunities as well!

Henry A. Davidsen encourages people to use the #HDSuitDrive hashtag on their social media channels when they donate to help spread the word about the Suit Drive Challenge.


Henry A. Davidsen, Master Tailors & Image Consultants offers perfectly tailored professional and special occasion menswear by appointment only. Exclusively located on the second floor at 1701 Spruce St. Philadelphia, PA, Henry A. Davidsen offers one-on-one consultations for the finest custom-tailored clothing, casual wear, accessories, and corporate image consulting for professionals. Awarded several prestigious “Best of Philly” awards from Philadelphia Magazine Henry A. Davidsen was founded in 2006 and is owned and operated by CEO Brian Lipstein. For more information about Henry A. Davidsen, please visit www.henrydavidsen.com.


The Wardrobe is a nonprofit social enterprise that uses clothing and professional development to empower unemployed individuals to work. The Boutique is the cornerstone of the program and provides professional clothing to individuals in transition. Job seekers can shop at no cost with a referral or for a small fee if they are not receiving government assistance. In Philadelphia and Lansdowne, the Boutique is also open to the public where savvy shoppers can find great deals on men’s and women’s designer and contemporary clothing with all sales supporting our services. For more information, please visit www.wardrobepa.org

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