Best of Boston

BEST Men's Clothing

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

2004 BEST Men's Clothing, Sophisticated

Sean

Boston

The inventory at this new outpost of the tiny, much-hyped Sean chain consists exclusively of items created by up-and-coming Parisian designer Emile Lafaurie, whose fans have drawn comparisons to Paul Smith and a young Ralph Lauren. His line has also… read more »

2004 BEST Men's Clothing, Cape Cod

Market

Provincetown

This easy-to-shop, designer-packed store is proof of how far metrosexuality has taken men’s dressing. There are Dolce & Gabbana bathing trunks and jeans, funky DSquared2 tanks, intricate but masculine embroidered shirts by Rare, clean-lined Ferré pants, and Versace accessories. It’s… read more »

2004 BEST Men's Clothing, North

Giblees

Danvers

Giblees may not look like much from vantage of Route 114, but behind its inconspicuous storefront is an international array of the finest men’s suits and casualwear this side of I-95. Lucky, Paper Denim & Cloth, Hugo Boss, and Coogi… read more »