Best of Boston

BEST Men's Clothing

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, 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, 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, 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, Berkshires

Steven Valenti Clothing for Men


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



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



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»

2005 BEST Men's Clothing, Nantucket

Murray’s Toggery Shop


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»