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The #AskAlialFital Show - Episode 1

Welcome to the 1st ever #AskAlialFital Show. This week I answer questions involving must have design tools, our production process, and how many of the designs I dream up actually become American made polo shirts. Thanks to Jeff Sutton, Drew Sipos, and Patrick Hogdgon for this weeks questions. You send in questions via commenting below, Twitter, Instagram, or Email with the hashtag #AskAlialFital & CEO/Creative Director Gibran Hamdan answers them.-Alial Fital is a luxury menswear brand that produces American Made polo shirts, pants and golf apparel and each design is handmade in limited edition quantities of 100.Gibran Hamdan started Alial Fital...


Alial Fital Ambassador Profile - Gage Lyons

Tell us a bit about yourself? My full name is Nathaniel Gage Lyons, but my parents always called me by my middle name. I grew up in a small (7,500) central Illinois town and started dating my wife, Rachel, in high school. We both went to undergraduate schools close by and got married. Then, after moving away for our graduate school educations, we moved back to our hometown to be among our family and friends, and we love it. I work as a Physical Therapist for an orthopedic surgeon and my wife works as a Pharmacist for a local hospital. We...


Alial Fital Ambassador Profile - Gil Ortega

Tell us a bit about yourself? Happy father of 3 kids and husband, Orthopaedic Trauma surgeon, entrepreneur, author How did you first find out/hear about Alial Fital? Heard about from Larry Fitzgerald Why did you originally purchase from AF? I like originality and creativity.   AF fit my style.  The CEO designed a bad ass website, and he cares enough to send a personalized care each time. What has kept you coming back? The shirts.  The styles.  The fit.  The notes. What do we offer that others lack? Individuality.  Customer service.  Always innovating. What’s your favorite way to wear your AF gear? All...


A note to my son about Creativity in light of recent events

Gibran Hamdan

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My wife Jenny and I put our son to sleep on Sunday night and turned on the Grammys. Seeing as we live on the west coast we got the tape delayed version. This meant that prior to the telecast I learned of Beck winning best album via twitter. I was excited, seeing as I loved Morning Phase, and at once played it in the background on my Sonos.  I enjoyed a few of the performances on the show - I mean Annie Lennox! About halfway through the show I was learning, again via twitter, about Kanye West's antics. I won't harp on the particulars...


The simple truth about who our american made polo shirts and apparel is designed for

Approximately 95% of our mens polo shirts are sold direct to you from this website A few years back I did in fact launch a wholesale sales channel. I hired a salesman and devised a green grass strategy. In one year it grew rapidly, as we opened north of 50 accounts. The demand for our American made designs and quality was evident, just not in the way you might think. I ended up deciding to shelve this profitable revenue stream due to the effect it was having on my lifestyle & the ethos of our brand. I've kept some of our favorite vendors...