Our concept of men’s wear embodies a blend of the current, modern individual while still emphasizing the integrity of traditional men’s clothing. Our legacy can be almost wholly attributed to the fact that we have never compromised the product or service. Customers seek us out when they want a depth of understanding and an unprecedented knowledge of men’s wear.

We are devoted to preserving the tradition, knowledge and expertise we have acquired throughout the past 60 years, which has passed through the hands of many distinguished individuals. We are here to help guide you, serve you and provide to you the epitome of men’s fashion and style. Your clothes are an extension of your identity and we’re here to help make it a reality.

 

The Experience

Immediately entering our shop you’ll experience an adaptation of the quality expected, the simplicity you’ve always desired, and the service bestowed upon you from a friendly, familiar face, with an intrinsic understanding of your needs. The quality is clearly evident in each well-thought-out aspect of the store, palpable in every detail and offering, in a fun, relaxed and sociable environment designed to be of complete service to you.

We provide ready-to-wear men’s clothing, from the everyday casual to dress wear, alongside, your choice of more formal attire, tastefully complemented by a distinct collection of footwear and accessories.

We inspire to create a unique shopping experience with a spin on traditional and progressive values, high quality products, first class service and dedication to our patrons and our community.

Rittinger’s Men’s Wear is a one-stop destination shop; a place where people come for the service, selection, style, and the comfortable, authentic atmosphere that encourages conversation and connection.

Come in and live the experience that is Rittinger’s Men’s Wear

 

Our History

Explore our timeline from Rittinger's beginning in 1961 until today. Changing hands but never changing our values.

1961

Grand Opening

First established in December 1961 at 239 Central Ave N. right next to the Lyric Theatre. James Rittinger was President, with John Rittinger as Secretary –Treasurer and Al Rittinger as Manager. Business was conducted in the original location until July 1969 when it was relocated to 16 Cheadle St W in the newly renovated Professional Building.

1969

a new location

Business was conducted in the original location until July 1969 when it was relocated to 16 Cheadle St W in the newly renovated Professional Building. 

1971

Al & Mina Rittinger

In 1971 the business underwent an ownership change when Al and Mina Rittinger purchased the shares owned by James and John Rittinger. 

1981

A change of hands

Barry Cuthbert and Jim Appleyard officially became new owners, Feb 1, 1981, when they purchased the business from Al and Mina. They moved back onto Central Ave. N. until moving the business into the Swift Current Mall in 1997. 

2009

Downtown Revival

Barry Cuthbert became sole proprietor in 2006 and in 2009 relocated the business back into the heart of downtown Swift Current, in The Plaza Shopping Centre.

2014

A Partnership

After moving back downtown, Barry hired Brock Friesen and in 2014 they became business partners.

Next Generation

A Legacy of Service & Quality

Brock Friesen manages the shop, expanding product lines and continuing to bring in timeless styles for men along with the tailored service Rittinger's is known for.

2021

New Ownership

Partner and manager, Brock Friesen, officially takes over ownership of Rittinger's as Barrie Cuthbert retires. Continuing the tradition of quality menswear, and exceptional customer service.