Dressing for the Occasion: Cinco de Derby at Dumas

We love a good party, especially when it means getting styled for the occasion, and this year “Cinco de Derby” gives us the perfect excuse. Whether you’re headed to a Kentucky Derby party to watch the annual “Run for the Roses” or taking things up a notch with a fun Cinco de Mayo event, M. Dumas & Sons has your wardrobe covered. Check out our favorite items in store for dressing accordingly this weekend:

If Derby festivities are more your style:

Derby Day style
Derby Day style

Hickey Freeman Red Sport Coat ($1,495)

ETON Button Down Sport Shirt ($285)

Robert Talbott Pocket Square ($75)

If you’ll be toasting with tequila this weekend:

Cinco de Mayo attire
Cinco de Mayo attire

Southern Tide Cinco de Mayo T-Shirt ($38)

Southern Tide Swim Trunks ($85)

Looking for something a little different? Our friendly and knowledgable sales team can help you find the perfect look for your weekend festivities, no matter what you’re celebrating. Stop into the store today to shop these looks and more!

Graduation Headquarters at M. Dumas & Sons

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‘Tis the season for graduations! Whether you’re a student participating in a Charleston-area high school commencement or a parent with a child about to graduate, M. Dumas & Sons has the right attire to guarantee grads look dapper on their big day. 

For Charleston area high school students in need of a sharp look to complement their graduation gowns, Dumas has blue seersucker suits available at accessible price points — the perfect, Lowcountry attire for a special occasion. Seersucker and cotton suits that were $295 are now just $195! We encourage students and families to visit us in-store, where our knowledgeable team of personal shoppers can help you to find the perfect outfit for your graduation ceremony, festivities and more. Additionally, for those who’d prefer to rent instead of purchase, Dumas offers a tuxedo rental program with suits available for $89.95 and shoes at $18.

M. Dumas & Sons wishes all graduating students the best of luck as they embark on new journeys!  

Step into Spring Fashions

Spring has arrived in Charleston — now is the time to clear out your closets and add some fresh new styles for the season ahead! Whether you’re headed out on spring break somewhere warm and tropical, or planning an Easter brunch with family, M. Dumas & Sons has a wide selection of pieces and brands to suit any budget or occasion. Come in today and work with our personal shopping team to find exactly what you need to update your wardrobe. Or, shop directly from our online House Account store and we’ll ship to you!


For students headed out on spring break or professionals simply taking a much needed break from the office, swing by M. Dumas & Sons to fill your suitcase with vacation essentials. Shop colorful swimsuits from Southern Tide, Castaway and Barbour, plus tee shirts from No Place Like Charleston and new-to-store Bone On. Browse new spring collections from our favorite casual menswear brands like Bonobos, Faherty, Johnnie-O and Rodd & Gunn. And don’t forget to pick up a new pair of flip flops from Southern Tide or OluKai in our men’s shoe shop.


With Easter just around the corner, make sure you’re ready with your Sunday best from M. Dumas & Sons. Stop in to check out the season’s gorgeous new hues, with classic sports coats in a range of colors perfect for Easter church services, brunch and more. Let our team help you chose the perfect piece to complement your style.

If you’re taking in the shows during Charleston Fashion Week next week, don’t miss out on the M. Dumas & Sons runway show on Wednesday evening. We’ll be highlighting some of our favorite pieces and fresh, new brands we’ve just introduced to the store! You won’t want to miss this one.