With the menswear market growing rapidly over the past few years, we’ve seen a plethora of retail spaces open up. From East-to-West, Europe and beyond, these small retailers are constantly evolving, and giving us plenty of reasons to buy into their personal approach, varied brand selection and unique environments. Each offering a little different from the next, we take a look at a handful of the current best:


Unionmade

San Francisco

In a relativity short space of time, Unionmade has become one of the most highly regarded, consistent menswear stores in North America. Their championing of homegrown talent, US-made garments and aesthetically pleasing design products are just a few reasons why you won’t want to miss this spot if you’re ever in the San Francisco area. Link



Askov Finlayson

Minneapolis

Located in Minneapolis, MN, Askov Finlayson was started in 2011 by two brothers who simply wanted to bring the brands they loved to the place they grew up in. Named after two nearby towns, the store has grown to become a destination for guys interested in adventure, culture and built-to-last menswear. They also know and thing or two about the restaurant and cocktail business. Link



Lone Flag

Del Mar, CA

A concept built around fit, form and function, Lone Flag’s store in Del Mar, CA, is an unexpected mix of modern minimalism and classic Americana. The store prides itself on its community focus and dedication to honest customer relations, and extensive product knowledge. With a lean towards modern brands producing classic American-made items; hardwearing denim, jersey, shirts, outerwear and accessories. Link



Kith

New York

If you’re the kind of person who’s interested in limited edition sneakers, exclusive colorways and high-end streetwear then you’ve probably already got Kith firmly bookmarked. All three of Ronnie Fieg’s Kith stores operate out of New York, and have been designed and created in partnership with experiential agency, Snarkitecture. Stocking a range of North American, European and Asian brands, including Asics, adidas, Converse, PF Flyers, Danner, and Norse Projects. Link



Sid Mashburn

Atlanta

The duo this behind Atlanta-based men’s lifestyle store believe we don’t need a lot of choices, we just need the right ones. The idea behind Sid Mashburn had been brewing since the pair met in New York, back in the 80s, and eagerly opened its doors on the city’s West Side in 2007. With over 50 years experience in fashion between them, the two have created a space catering for gents who enjoy making their own sartorial choices. You’ll find a mixture of own brand apparel, sitting alongside a selection of complimentary labels, and one-off antiques. Link



Manready Mercantile

Houston

If classic Americana is your game then the Manready Mercantile store in Houston, Texas, may well be your Mecca. The foundation of the brand comes from humble beginnings—starting out with a line of homemade candles, selling locally and online. The brand opened an Aladdin’s Cave of a retailer space just two years ago, with a large range of accessories, dry goods and homeware, as well as a considered range of US-made clothing. Link



Steadbrook

Denver

With influence taken from surf and skate culture, alongside a more prominent passion for bringing people something different from a classic American menswear outlet, this store bridges a gap in the market. The Steadbrook store provides a clean, open space, stocked with modern menswear and lifestyle brands such as 3Sixteen, Carhartt WIP, Apolis and their own in-house line. Link



Supply & Advise

Miami

With a heavy dose of traditional workwear, military-inspired gear and casualwear all under one roof, the Supply & Advise store can be found in the unlikely spot of Downtown Miami. The store boasts a great catalog of brands, from Filson, Gitman Vintage and The Hill-Side, to Engineered Garments, Private White V.C and Orlebar Brown. Stop by their barbershop while you’re visiting. Link



Oi Polloi

Manchester

London is generally seen as the menswear capital of the UK, but Oi Polloi has built up a reputation to rival any other. With thanks to a brilliant knack for picking up on unheard of brands, and a string of high-profile collaborations, Oi Polloi has become a leader in men’s retail. A great selection of classic British and American brand, small Scandinavian labels, and contemporary menswear. Link



END.

Newcastle

With roots stemming across the North of England, END. is a name that’s familiar with many people across the globe. Industry insiders, sneaker collectors, workwear lovers, streetwear-followers or those into classic menswear, will all find something suitable. Their online store caters for just about every clothing need. An on-going collaboration with Gitman Vintage see’s British and American cultures drawing closer together. Link