Best of Boston

BEST Men's Clothing

2008 BEST Men's Clothing, North
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Peter Mark

Newburyport

While the Metrosexual dithered over exfoliants and the GQ Dandy sweated his tie width, a new male animal was emerging from the sartorial ooze. Or so declared the Times of London this spring, coining the term ‘Nouveau Lad’ to describe… read more»

2008 BEST Men's Clothing, Sophisticated
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Louis Boston

Boston

Hey, you—in the cargo pants and Chucks. Casualwear is fine for casual moments, but your big client meeting, your anniversary dinner, and for-the-love-of-Christ your best friend’s wedding call for something far spiffier. At Louis Boston (go on, it’s not as… read more»

2007 BEST Men's Clothing, North

Peter Mark

Newburyport

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

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, 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»

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

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»

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»

2005 BEST Men's Clothing, Berkshires

Steven Valenti Clothing for Men

Pittsfield

So many men’s stores have forsaken good, old-fashioned service for the ubiquitous bottom line. But integrity still means something at this North Street shop, where customers can choose from among Coconut Grove silk sport coats, XMI dress shirts, Barry Bricken… read more»