Claymore Shop is an
American Menswear Institution.

Claymore Shop has been Metro Detroit’s arbiter of classical elegance in menswear since 1966. We will work with you to define and refine your personal style.

Offering made-to-measure and ready-to-wear, shirts and accessories, Claymore Shop will help you build a timeless wardrobe for whatever your life entails.

Why Claymore?


Since its inception in 1966, Claymore Shop has outfitted men of refined taste, including many of Detroit’s finest businessmen, athletes, entertainers, and professionals, who have remained loyal customers for decades.


Claymore Shop offers made-to-measure services from well known heritage brands for suiting, shirting, and accessories.

Exceptional service

From style advice to investing in a custom suit, Claymore customers are treated like the lifelong friends they have become.

A Passion for menswear

For the Claymore team, this isn’t just a business. It’s a lifestyle that we share with our customers.

meet your team

Kurtis Williams


Kurtis is the new face of The Claymore Shop. He started as a sales associate in 2014, and became the co-owner earlier this year when the shop re-opened. His passion for menswear is evident in the unique selection of products that he has curated from some of the finest brands in the business. Kurtis is always quick to offer a cup of coffee, and to discuss your style questions and needs.

David Mietty


David is The Claymore Shop’s man behind the scenes, and has been instrumental in its revival since the Spring of 2021. His design sensibilities are both classic and elegant, which is reflected in Claymore Shop’s thoughtfully curated product offerings and interior décor. David is committed to supporting the rest of the team in their pursuit of providing the best possible customer experience. His satisfaction lies in continuous improvement and exceptional quality. We think you’ll notice.

Al Skiba

Al has always epitomized class, compassion and dignity, which is what we believe the Claymore Shop itself stands for. He has been with the Claymore Shop since June of 1980, and continues to be as enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the classic menswear that we carry as the day that he started. Al’s true elegance lies in both in his impeccable style, and unique ability to put his customers and peers at ease, which is why he is so well-regarded within the Menswear Industry.

Kevin Cooper

Kevin’s career in fine menswear dates back to 1979, when he started as a sales associate at Jacobson’s. He spent the next 23 years there, building long-lasting relationships with the customers that he served. After his time at Jacobson’s Kevin spent 9 years working at Nordstrom in the Somerset Collection in Men’s Suiting. Prior to joining the Claymore team in 2021, Kevin began buying and selling antiques, which he continues to do as a hobby to this day. Always a gentlemen, Kevin is eager to share his vast knowledge of classic tailoring and sportswear to help you look your absolute best for any occasion. 

Bob Hogikyan Wright

Knowledgeable, personable, attentive, patient, detail-oriented, confident, and professional. Bob’s previous experience with luxury timepieces and his fine art education adds to his extensive knowledge of the merchandise we offer.  With his friendly and approachable style, Bob listens carefully to our customers’ needs and patiently communicates in a confident, detail-oriented way, the singular value of our clothing, whether custom or ready-to-wear.  Bob’s professional demeanor contributes to his skill of providing personalized recommendations, building trust with our customers, and creating a positive image of Claymore Shop.