Best of Boston

BEST Men's Clothing, casual

2013 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual

Uniform

Boston

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»

2012 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual

Uniform

Boston

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»

2011 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual

Uniform

Boston

Owner Gary Ritacco and the rest of the gang at Uniform have both a superb eye for quality brands (think Trovata and Life After Denim) and a rebel’s sense of style. So whether you leave the store with a new… read more»

2010 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual

Uncle Pete’s

Boston

A welcome addition to gifty, girly Beacon Hill, this new boutique is as hip as it is friendly. On any given day, you’ll find Uncle Pete’s proprietor Peter Tam chatting about everything from dark denim to indie music. His fashionable… read more»

2009 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual
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Uniform

Boston

Not feeling up to excessive sartorial risk-taking? That doesn’t make it okay to fall back into the Gap (you’ve come too far!). More moderately priced than Barneys, less alternative than Stel’s, Uniform straddles practicality and panache with its tailored casualwear…. read more»

2008 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual
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Stel’s

Boston

Stel’s deserves this honor if for no other reason than it introduced Boston to New York’s Seize sur Vingt. The designer’s crisp, colorful dress shirts work as well with jeans as with a suit, and have inspired a rabid following… read more»

2007 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual

Uniform

Boston

Saturday afternoon. T minus two hours. Sure, there was chemistry in your e-mail exchanges, but now your blind date is about to size you up in person. The team at Uniform, helmed by the highly stylish Gary Ritacco, will help… read more»

2005 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual

Uniform

Boston

If Seth Cohen were to leave The O.C. and open a clothing store, it would look like Uniform. The store has Standard American shirts, Original Penguin blazers, Ben Sherman polos, and Lee premium jeans (yes, they’re cool again). And prices… read more»

2003 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual

Allston Beat

Boston

American men count on their counterparts in the Mother Country, Great Britain, to do two things: support the White House’s military policies and show the rest of us how to dress. Here in Boston, guys who seek to effect the… read more»

2002 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual

Louis Boston

Boston

Here is where to head when you want to dress like the models in Esquire and GQ. Doing so ain’t cheap, mind you, but the expert and generally courteous staff will steer you toward top-notch renditions of whatever look you’re… read more»