Men who have advanced from Levi’s denim and Abercrombie tees to William Rast jeans and hoodies from Salvage head to Lisa Kline Men’s…
Long a destination for preppy sportswear, GANT and its namesake polo remain summer staples. The updated classic, the Diamond G, is favored for its flattering fit and three- button placket, while the piqué polos in stripes and hibiscus patterns capture a beachy vibe. Just please don’t pop the collar.
The minimalist garments, jewelry, Da-nish furniture, and housewares compiled by husband and wife Kevin and Bo Carney are the stuff of Scandinavian modern dreams—or fashionable sci-fi flicks.
Our dusty terrain can present footwear challenges that are well met in the stylish but durable suede desert boot
Neighborhood: Silver Lake
Yes, there’s enough Italian stitching here to hold together the Berlusconi administration, but L.A.’s only Charvet collection is also available, near a bar where you can toast your purchases with that Campari you won’t be enjoying on the Piazza della Signoria this year…
This menswear brand has you literally covered, offering suits in inseam lengths ranging from two to eight inches, along with more daring briefs.
Neighborhood: West Hollywood
With a stock of up to 100 styles, Pocket Square Clothing is king of the made-in-L.A. accessories scene
Davide Berruto advocates an outdoorsy, responsible lifestyle. His line of furniture is upholstered in recycled WWII army tents, and almost everything is American made.
Sales associates at this men’s emporium—think briefs to ties—might spend hours with a customer as he tries on AG jeans, Eton dress shirts, a cotton sateen navy blazer with bright yellow lining from Italy’s Tombolini, and perhaps a pair of SWIMS loafers.
Neighborhood: Studio City
For dudes who can’t be bothered with hand washing (or with paying more than 50 bucks for shorts), Topman trunks can be tossed into the machine and cost around $44.
Neighborhood: Beverly Grove
Suits start at $185 and come in whimsical prints, from Hawaiian to Where’s Waldo?
Neighborhood: Beverly Hills
A visionary and high-end alternative to the Free People chain across the street, this store excels at California insouciance.
Neighborhood: Manhattan Beach