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Trey Gonzales (center left) and Kip Helverson, owners of Smith’s Men’s Store, cut the ribbon at its grand re-opening Saturday, Nov. 23. Joanna Rolek (left), executive director of the Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce, and Jackie Smith (right), wife of former owner Brooks Smith, look on. Photos by Alex Newman/22nd Century Media
Customers look over the items for sale during the grand re-opening of Smith’s Men’s Store.
A customer studies clothes on display at Smith’s Men’s Store during the clothing store’s grand re-opening.
Peter Kaspari, Editor
3:00 am CST November 25, 2019
Just five months after the 82-year-old Smith’s Men’s Store closed in downtown Lake Forest, it has reopened after two men bought the property and remodeled it.