The idea of the XIOS brand, founded by Young H. Park, came from humble beginnings. A young immigrant to America he had envisioned a clear plan as to how he would leave his mark in the clothing industry. He would learn from the best retail business models, travel the world of sourcing, network with every aspect of the chain and create something new, a company that provides high quality without the need to empty your wallet, something many promise, but few deliver.
Young H. Park cultivated 15 years of experience at KOMAN (a wholesale company) quickly rising up the ranks and becoming the VP overseeing supplying major clothing companies such as Macy’s, JCPenny’s, Walmart and many more.
Then in 1991 Mr. Park began his own company “Clothing Emporium INC”, breaking out into one of the most competitive markets, and opened his first store, “La Moda”. 30 years later and 20 more locations throughout the tri-state area, XIOS has become a respected and trusted brand keeping the promise of quality and fairness, and continues to grow.
The first year saw many challenges, having dealt solely in wholesale, retail was an entirely different animal, more exposure to the customer base, and seeing face to face which trends dominated the market.
Despite these challenges the first store’s opening proved to be an immense success and was quickly followed by the opening of several more stores by the next year.
Initially Clothing Emporium INC provided a wide range of brands (Levis, PEPE, Calvin Klein, and many more) alongside our young and experimental XIOS wear brand,we discovered that customers had a preference for product made by us.
In 2001 a strategic decision was made to exclusively focus the company on retailing the XIOS Wear Brand. This enabled them to dedicate their efforts towards enhancing its style, quality, and variety while remaining at the forefront of fashion.
From the beginning it was decided that all aspects of the operation would be handled in-house, from design, manufacture, to retail. By controlling the entire process it would allow the company to maintain a high level of quality control ensuring that the customers would receive the best possible products.
Mr. Park has always been firm in the belief that fine attention to detail would show in the products and the best trusted hands were those in the company that felt the same
way, a tight-knit team of passionate individuals that upheld the same values.
This team has continued its growth process these past 30 years maintaining an old fashioned value system with a modern take on what the customers want and what the future of fashion entails.
With over 30 years of experience our clothing company had grown exponentially, boasting more than 20 stores across the North East of the United States.
This Company’s mission has always been to prioritize mutually beneficial relationships. By focusing on fair pricing for the customers, open communication and cooperation with the factories and sourcing partners, down to intense even handed negotiations in regards to our locations, there has always been a consistent win-win status that this company has been able to maintain.
Trust, mutual respect, and morality are and have always been the core principles of this company and it shows in the attitude of its team and the products provided. We invite you to join us or put us to the test.
In 2022 Mr. Park’s son Daniel Park joined the team with one particular goal in mind, to expand beyond the tristate area and bring the quality of XIOS to a wider audience making more people aware of what we have to offer and providing another option for the customers’ needs. Now through our multiple social media outlets and our website people can see the premium quality that can be provided from a team of people that share their desire for fair and honest.
"As the Vice President of the XIOS Company, I am proud of our 30 years of success, driven by our unwavering commitment and principles of integrity, quality, and customer satisfaction. As we expand, our dedication to exceptional products at unbeatable prices remains strong. We are excited to share our love for fashion with a wider audience, continuing our mission to make a meaningful impact in the industry."
- Daniel Park / Executive Vice President of XIOS