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BEST Men's Clothing

2007 BEST Men's Clothing, South

Natale’s

Hanover

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, Dressy

Barneys New York

Boston

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»

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»

2005 BEST Men's Clothing, Sophisticated

Aquascutum

Boston

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

Market

Provincetown

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

Sundog

Edgartown

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»

2005 BEST Men's Clothing, Nantucket

Murray’s Toggery Shop

Nantucket

No prepster would be caught dead without a pair of Nantucket reds, and Murray’s happily sells pair after pair of the pinkish shorts and slacks to covetous customers. The other inventory (including equally preppy madras shorts) remains traditional and in… read more»

2005 BEST Men's Clothing, North

Giblees

Danvers

You gotta love a 50-year-old clothier—on Route 114 in Danvers, of all places—that carries cool Ben Sherman shirts. Giblees does, along with suits, sportswear, shoes, and accessories from designers such as Hugo Boss, Zegna, Brioni, Alden, Bruno Magli, and more…. read more»

2005 BEST Men's Clothing, South

Natale’s

Hanover

Master tailor Natale Agostino embraces Italian custom tailoring, the global gold standard in men’s clothing. He will sew you meticulous suits, vests, and sport coats with just-imported fabrics. Pair these with a solid assortment of casual ready-to-wear, and you’ll have… read more»

2005 BEST Men's Clothing, West

Mr. Sid

Newton Centre

When it comes to clothes, most men could use a little help. Thankfully, the enormous Mr. Sid carries all the hottest fashions—casual Zegna-Sport, formal Brioni, and classic Bruno Magli—and employs a small army of personal consultants to provide just the… read more»