The Traditional Shop is an apparel store that caters to discriminating men and women who know the value of classically styled clothing.
Conveniently located at 136 N. Main St. in the city’s charming Downtown, The Traditional Shop specializes in high quality clothing – apparel designed to become part of a wardrobe that will be stylish for years to come, season after season.
The Traditional Shop has been serving the Tri-State for years. Owned by Helen and Bud Crafton and managed by Bob Oswald, the store makes a real effort to make a visit to the shop worth their customers’ time.
Oswald has 12 years of experience in the retail clothing business; he has the expertise to make sure The Traditional Shop fulfills its commitment to area men and women: To make available name brand lines that will hold up well in the traditional style.
The Traditional Shop handles quality brands, including Corbin, Cricketeer, Jay-mar, Thomson, Sero, Norman’s and Zero King. Clothing in luxury fabrics of flannel, wool blends, 100% wool and all cotton will last for years.
A good selection of cotton/polyester shirts, as well as the all-cotton variety, is available. For women, tailored blouses; skirts and jackets are the basics that an entire wardrobe can be built around.
In addition to the fine apparel in stock, The Traditional Shop can special order for customers. The store’s staff strives to satisfy their clientele, and listens to customers’ wants and needs in the traditional clothing line. Manager Oswald is in constant communication with customers to learn their preferences.
The Traditional Shop prides itself on personal service, providing the kind of attention that shoppers just can’t receive in a larger store. Special features, such as the availability of alterations, are designed with the customer in mind.
Visit The Traditional Shop, right off 2nd St. on Main in downtown Henderson, Ky.

The Traditional Shop was sold and closed in July 1985.


Evansville Press January 22, 1985