Hipolito Pollantis, also known as the “Master of Fit”, is an expert in the field of fashion for more than 30 years. Traditionally trained in pattern-making at the Dominican Republic’s renown Instituto Técnico Superior Mercy Jácquez. He would later become the professor of design at La Escuela de Diseño Altos de Chavón, for more than 15 years. In 2006, he relocated to the U.S.A to embark on a career as Production Director in NYC’s garment district.

In 2012, he opened Rrefurbish Fashion in Montclair, New Jersey. A business based on sustainability fashion. A move that the world would later catch on. The business grew into a Bespoke Tailor and shop fine garments. A business that offered off-site consulting and tailoring, in-house pattern making, freelance tailoring, and affordable made-to-measure suits for men.

Hipolito Pollantis’s reputation and relationships with clients gained him the Montclair’s coveted Small Business Excellence award (2018, 2017, New Jersey) and Best Of award (2016, 2015, New Jersey) in addition to a multitude of 5-star YELP reviews, nominations for Best Designer Abroad 2022 for Los Premios A La Moda Dominicana (Stalin Victoria Production, Dominican Republic), and Designer of the Year 2022 for Premios Entre Copas (Jose Ceballos Production, New York).

Hipolito Pollantis’s work has appeared on BET, OWN network, Black Girls Rock (televised special), Essence Magazine, Quisqueya Es Moda Desfile De Moda (2020, 2022, 2023), Desfile De Chacabanas for the Dominican Republic Embassy (Mady Colon Production, 2023) and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. A global citizen at heart, Hipólito currently resides in Newark, NJ and finds joy in life’s simple pleasures – a good cigar, a snifter of bourbon, being surrounded by friends, or solitude.

Hipolito Pollantis – the Man, the Brand, and the Business.