Best of Boston

BEST Men's Clothing, Casual

2014 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual

Caramelo Clothing Company

Jamaica Plain

Know a guy in need of a makeover? Steer him to this fledgling family-run menswear spot, where the eclectic threads have personality, like the flower-printed Original Penguin button-downs; slim-fit Levi’s jeans; and cheeky Spenglish tees (skinny ties, swimsuits, shaving brushes,… 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»

2004 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual

Allston Beat

Boston

Allston Beat’s salesmen are as serious about denim as jewelers are about diamonds, eagerly schooling customers in the subtleties of cut, color, and defects (in this case intentional, and likely to cost extra) in its extensive inventory of cult-brand jeans…. 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»