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2008 BEST Men's Clothing, West

Mr. Sid

Newton Centre

In the 21st century, Boston’s been getting used to the idea of dynasties, what with the Red Sox winning two World Series championships and the Patriots a trio of Super Bowls. Mr. Sid has similarly dominated its field: Since 2000… read more»

2008 BEST Men's Clothing, Accessories



Many men’s boutiques seem to have forgotten the importance of details: Like, where’s a guy supposed to get a decent pair of dress socks in this town? (SmartWools don’t count.) Owner Gary Drinkwater omits nothing, accenting his smart collection of… read more»

2007 BEST Men's Clothing, North

Peter Mark


This is a shop that understands there’s more to the male wardrobe than suits and ties. Here you’ll find shelves piled high with weathered tees by Jake Agave and long-sleeve shirts by mod outfitters Robert Graham and Ted Baker, plus… read more»

2007 BEST Men's Clothing, South



Your ill-fitting warehouse suits and casual-Friday carpenter jeans are getting you nowhere fast, mister. Time to pay a visit to Italian-born custom tailor Natale Agostino, who’s schooled in the ways of the well-crafted suit. Whether it’s a piece in Armani… read more»

2007 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual



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»

2007 BEST Men's Clothing, West

Mr. Sid

Newton Centre

It must be that a parallel universe exists in Newton Centre, where for 40 years Mr. Sid has managed to make men’s shopping a social activity. Could it have something to do with the daily 5 p.m. cocktail hour, when… read more»

2007 BEST Men's Clothing, Dressy

Barneys New York


You wonder how some guys look so damn sharp all the time? We’re betting it’s the Barneys men’s department. All the key pieces are in place here: suits, shirts, ties, and accents from heavy hitters like Etro, Zegna, and Isaia,… read more»

2005 BEST Men's Clothing, Sophisticated



There are certain advantages to Boston’s lingering Anglophilia. Aquascutum is one of them. The sole American outpost of the venerable British chain carries trim tailored suits, broad-collared dress shirts, and vibrantly hued ties, as well as the clothier’s signature line… read more»

2005 BEST Men's Clothing, Cape Cod



Provincetown is awash in style-savvy men. We’re guessing that best dressed of them frequent Market, a small but flashy clothing destination on Commercial Street. Pick up a new pair of swim shorts by a notably chic designer such as D&G,… read more»

2005 BEST Men's Clothing, Martha's Vineyard



Weekend visitors still dressed in their power suits and spiffy slacks should hasten to Sundog, where comfort always reigns supreme. The store’s dark interior houses Turrau shirts, Izod pants, and affordable Tommy Bahama swim shorts. After a short and successful… read more»