Peter Manning just wanted a pair of chinos that fit and a shirt that didn't fall to his knees.
"There was a moment when I'd just gone and spent hundreds and hundreds at the tailors, and I just had had it. I thought there's got to be a better way," he said.
This frustration led the 5-foot-8 Manning to found an eponymous fashion line catering to shorter men. The market for this type of clothing is enormous, with a fourth of the roughly 160 million guys in America measuring 5 feet 7.3 inches and below.