By  on March 17, 2011

Astor & Black has gotten a cash infusion.

The custom clothier, founded in 2005 by David Schottenstein, has received an undisclosed investment by Massachusetts-based Castanea Partners, a $575 million private equity firm that last month purchased a majority interest in footwear manufacturer Donald J Pliner. The company also owns cosmetics firm Urban Decay. This is its first foray into men’s wear. “It’s like acquiring an entire wardrobe,” said Brian Knez, managing partner.

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