Best of Philly

Best Men's Store

2016 BEST Men's Closet Upgrade


It’s Holland’s best export, with everything you’d expect from a place that offers velvet dinner jackets but none of the intimidation factor. Prices are low ($399 for a two-piece suit), alterations are quick (no more than three days), and the non-suit stock (leather bags, crisp shirts) will help you finally understand what “business casual” actually means.

1601 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-383-1500 | Website

2014 BEST Men's Accessories

Henry A. Davidsen

1701 Spruce Street, #2, Philadelphia, PA

Ignore the tired reference to “image consulting” that’s tacked onto the list of services here and go straight for the tightly edited collection of accessories: pocket squares and rounds, cuff links, socks and ties. (While you’re at it, spring for a pair of their custom-made jeans.) Read more »

2014 BEST Place for Guy Gifts

Art in the Age

116 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA

Consider the “He’s so hard to shop for” dilemma a thing of the past. From heritage clothing (Penfield and Woolrich) to cologne (he can smell like evergreens!) to a fully stocked camping cocktail kit (complete with a flask and booze, of course), it’s hard to find something here he won’t like. Read more »

2010 BEST Men's Shop (Classic)

Neiman Marcus

The Plaza at King of Prussia, King of Prussia, PA

Neimie’s flawlessly appointed gentlemen’s department has the salon appeal of a boutique operation, but the access to serious Zegna, Gucci, Cucinelli, et al., of a much clout-ier outfit. Read more »

2010 BEST Men's Shop (Modish)

Barneys CO-OP

1811 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA

Paul Smith. Vince. Rag and Bone. Onitsuka. Loomstate. Opening Ceremony. If you’re a city dude, consider yourself edgy-natty-preppy-buttoned-up, and like to moan about commuting to KOP/NYC for your fashion fix, you’ll need to find something new to gripe about. Thanks to the Co-op’s well-stocked second floor, not having somewhere to shop is no longer a… Read more »