• Imparali Team

    Imparli Team

Our team includes experienced tailors, entrepreneurs, tech and marketing professionals and an on-site alterations staff. We enjoy introducing our clients to the confidence and feeling of custom and building enduring relationships with our clientele.

    • Matt Harpalani
      • Matt Harpalani
      • Matt opened the Imparali flagship store in New York City in 2007. In spite of his perfect timing, Matt grew the business through the recession with his service and character. Matt provides a comfortable, barber-shop atmosphere where his customers can relax, have a drink and catch Sportscenter. A passionate fantasy football fan, Matt views his back-to-back league championships as one of his greatest accomplishments. Matt stands behind and guarantees all his work.
    • Bob Harpalani
      • Bob Harpalani
      • Bob has served as an advisor and operator of the Houston store. Bob has been traveling the world providing exceptional custom tailored suits for over 40 years. Bob previously lived in Hong Kong before settling in Houston and becoming an avid Houston Texans fan. Bob has ensured the Imparali tradition of exceptional customer service and focus on the art of custom tailoring remained the core tenet of the E-Tailor Experience.
    • Gage Mersereau
      • Gage Mersereau
      • Gage became an Imparali customer in 2009. Despite being an Indianapolis Colts fan in a Houston Texans tailor shop, Gage became close friends with Matt and attended his wedding in India a year later. Gage saw the appeal of Matt with his customers and the two set about growing Imparali beyond its Midtown location. Gage became a full-time entrepreneur in 2012 after previously working in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Deutsche Bank and then Principal Investing at Tri-Artisan Capital Partners. Gage played club lacrosse at Indiana University.
    • Jamie Marin
      • Jamie Marin
      • Jamie brought the new Imparali design to life. Jamie has over 13 years experience developing web applications, including nine years at Condé Nast Digital. Projects include the launch of Men.Style.com, which was later folded into GQ.com. Jamie is a life long New York Giants fan and though he may not look it, he cleans up very well.
    • Jose Aranda
      • Jose Aranda
      • Jose started his career as a young chef in the famous Gotham Bar and Grill, learning from mentors Chef Adam Longworth and Celebrity Chef Alfred Portale. He has advised on the opening of new restaurants and the precision, passion and attention to detail learned in the restaurant industry provided a natural segway to custom clothing and Imparali.
    • John Aranda
      • John Aranda
      • John has always had an interest in menswear fashion and joined the team in 2013. His greatest passion however is futbòl, or soccer to us Americans, supporting teams in different leagues around the world and playing himself. He is quick to note he hasn't missed a single World Cup game since he was 8.