Ge founded ESQ in 2012 as a practicing attorney. Having tried several custom clothiers in Chicago and beyond, Ge was simply unimpressed by the quality of garments in the marketplace. After seeing clients in his apartment for the first three years, Ge opened ESQ's first flagship location in the West Loop in 2015. Ge holds a JD from DePaul University and a BA from the University of Notre Dame and is recently published in Take the Leap: Change Your Career, Change Your Life.
JORDAN VALLESKEY, General Manager
Jordan combines extensive background in human anatomy, with a BS in Exercise Physiology and working in the fitness industry. He’s an expert in incorporating each client’s body mechanics, posture, physique and even profession into delivering a perfect garment. As ESQ's General Manager, Jordan has extensive knowledge of both fabric and fitting, and will make sure your garment reflects his expertise. Outside of ESQ, you can find Jordan at the gym, exploring city limits and enjoying Chicago’s staple restaurants.
CHLOE BURDETTE, Director of Sales
Chloe has been an influencer in the fashion industry for over eight years, specializing in menswear for the past five. She strives to bring each client’s creative vision of a custom garment to life. She has extensive knowledge in both luxury apparel and textiles, and works hard to ensure the client’s expectations are exceeded. Chloe is committed to understanding your lifestyle and requests down to the last detail.
LAUREN MANN, Professional Clothier
As a lifestyle influencer, Lauren keeps a pulse on the latest styles and trends to provide the best menswear advice for her clientele. She brings over a decade of professional experience in dressing the most discerning gentleman. Lauren has an extensive background in art, which allows for her deep knowledge and discussion of texture, color, line, balance and over all aesthetic. Lauren's expertise in studying sculpture and freehand drawing enhances her familiarity with each and every body build, ensuring that you will get the perfect garment.