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enny Rubenstein began to notice that it wasn’t the same old crowd coming into his store in search of seersucker. It was a new young crowd. Rubenstein’s is a classic clothing store that has been located at the corner of St. Charles Avenue and Canal Street in the heart of the New Orleans business district since 1924. It was the first retail store in America to sell Joseph Haspel’s seersucker suits. The seersucker suits arrive at Rubenstein’s each year in February and sell out within a few weeks. The traditional customers are New Orleans businessmen as well as tourists who, while visiting the French Quarter or the Garden

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