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BEST Men's Clothing

2013 BEST Men's Clothing, Dressy
Photo by Jesse Burke



Louis’s long, storied history has given it a certain cache in the local and national fashion worlds, but this isn’t a place to rest on its laurels. To see how the store continues to evolve and set itself apart, just… read more»

2013 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual



A small but well-thought-out selection of hats, bags, bathing suits, shirts, and pants from brands both familiar (Levi’s) and niche (the U.K.-bred collection Brixton) means that even if you don’t know your way around a dressing room, you’ll walk out… read more»

2013 BEST Men's Clothing, Accessories
Photo by Jesse Burke

Bobby from Boston


Anatomy of a Winner: Imagine raiding the closet of a well-dressed uncle, whose discarded college wardrobe has only grown more stylish with age. That, in essence, is what it’s like to shop at Bobby from Boston, where owner Bobby Garnett… read more»

2013 BEST Men's Clothing, South



Natale’s is the place to go for high-end men’s clothing south of the city. Everything in the store is tailor-made with only the finest wools and fabrics; staffers pride themselves on their ability to help you create a custom wardrobe… read more»

2013 BEST Men's Clothing, North

John Farley Clothiers


Located just a block from Newburyport harbor, John Farley Clothiers has been a fixture on the North Shore for decades, and for good reason: It offers everything from tailored clothing and tuxedo rentals to smaller accessories and gift items. And… read more»

2013 BEST Men's Clothing, West

Mr. Sid

Newton Centre

Is there anything out there more wonderfully old-school than Mr. Sid? The parquet floors; the in-house bar, hair salon, and billiards table; the genteel service—it all feels reminiscent of another time. The clothing itself is as current as it gets,… read more»

2012 BEST Men's Clothing, Accessories

Bobby from Boston


Whether you’re shopping for a special occasion or just looking to jazz up your business attire, there’s no place better than this South End vintage shop, where owner Bobby Garnett has used his keen eye to amass a collection of… read more»

2012 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual



A memo to all men: Enough with the cargo shorts and polos, already. This South End shop offers a mix of well-known men’s brands (Ben Sherman) and smaller, fashionable lines (Life After Denim and RVCA). A stop here ensures you’re… read more»

2012 BEST Men's Clothing, Dressy



Discover your inner Don Draper with Italian wool jackets, made-to-measure shirts (including sharp styles from Engineered Garments), and elegant ties. read more»

2012 BEST Men's Clothing, Fitness

City Sports


Whatever your passion—volleyball, basketball, yoga, even bocce—City Sports has the gear you need, including high-performance pieces from its in-house CS line. Ask one of the sporty employees to help you browse the Gore-Tex jackets, or find cleats or sneakers that’ll… read more»