Best of Boston

BEST Men's Clothing

2004 BEST Men's Clothing, South

Bo Line


If casual men’s clothes can look smart just as easily as they can look dumpy, why not go for smart? That’s the question eloquently posed by Bo Line, the style-wise custom shop filled with perfectly tailored dress shirts, ties, and… read more »

2004 BEST Men's Clothing, West

Mr. Sid


Some men say they hate to shop. They’d change their minds at Mr. Sid, where an exceptional selection of fine menswear from around the globe put to shame the backwards-cap-wearing, saggy, baggy jeans culture. This shop has a full stable… read more »

2003 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual

Allston Beat


American men count on their counterparts in the Mother Country, Great Britain, to do two things: support the White House’s military policies and show the rest of us how to dress. Here in Boston, guys who seek to effect the… read more »

2003 BEST Men's Clothing, North

Giblee’s Fine Men’s Clothing


In an area where the men’s clothing selection has traditionally tended toward golf shirts and whale pants, Giblee’s is a welcome departure. Italian merino wool sweaters from Bobby Jones share rack space with Hugo Boss leather jackets and Joseph Abboud… read more »

2003 BEST Men's Clothing, Sophisticated

Ermenegildo Zegna


Expensive Italian clothing, like rare Italian wines and beautiful Italian women, can seem intimidating to men who don’t speak the language. But even men unfamiliar with the technical definition of superfine wool (it means the threads measure less than 19.5… read more »

2003 BEST Men's Clothing, South

Natale’s of Hanover


Natale Agostino reminds his customers that clothes off the rack are a curiously American phenomenon. And he should know. Natale spent 11 years as a tailor’s apprentice in Reggio Calabria, learning to meticulously cut the garment to the man. These… read more »

2003 BEST Men's Clothing, West

Mr. Sid


A mecca for fashionable men, Mr. Sid is all about relaxed-but-refined dressing (and buying). In the Fireside Room, for instance, clients can sit back with a glass of Champagne while they admire fine suits from the sought-after collections of Brioni,… read more »

2002 BEST Men's Clothing, Sophisticated

Ermenegildo Zegna


Don’t let those ill-dressed goombas on The Sopranos fool you: Nobody knows stylish sophistications like the Italians. The Napoli Couture collection at Ermenegildo Zegna is a strong case in point—suits and jackets made mostly by hand from superior fabrics exclusive… read more »

2002 BEST Men's Clothing, South



Ready-to-wear and custom-made clothes alike fly out of this intimate shop. Natale Agostino, a seasoned tailor from Reggio Calabria, Italy, stocks the place with a diligent and discriminating eye. Neatly hung slacks and cashmere sweaters line the walls, as do… read more »

2002 BEST Men's Clothing, Casual

Louis Boston


Here is where to head when you want to dress like the models in Esquire and GQ. Doing so ain’t cheap, mind you, but the expert and generally courteous staff will steer you toward top-notch renditions of whatever look you’re… read more »