Best of Boston

BEST Men's Clothing

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
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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, 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»

2012 BEST Men's Clothing, North



Occupying the better part of a nondescript strip mall on Route 114, Giblees has attire for every manly occasion: golf, work, weekends, and formal affairs—plus a pool table and coffee bar for gents who need a break from the dressing… read more»

2012 BEST Men's Clothing, South



The store’s namesake, Natale Agostino, passed away in 2011, but his son Carlo has kept this Hanover landmark in top shape. The shop’s own brand of suits, slacks, and other garments—crafted with exquisite fabrics from Ermenegildo Zegna, Loro Piano, and… read more»