The style scene for modern men in the City of Angels is setting the bar as the coolest in the nation. Many of the brick & mortars are founded by passionate, courageous people that are keeping things classic with a West Coast heritage style. Finding the best men’s shops in Los Angeles isn’t the easiest thing, we’ve made it easy for you. Be sure to follow the link to read the main features and explore what else LA has to offer for Bars, Coffee and Stay — Stay sharp gents.
When it comes to timeless basics, Buck Mason from Los Angeles rules the ranks. Owners Sasha Koehn and Erik Allen are obsessed with quality as Buck Mason makes dressing like a man less complicated, offering items that define a classic and effortless Americana look. From the denim to the Moto jacket, Buck’s simple signature can be found in any of their brick & mortar locations. So head in and grab a few Slub Tee’s and then hop on a Triumph to cruise through the California landscape. Because it’s not just about wearing the threads offered from Buck Mason, it’s also about the adventure you have when in them.
Deus Ex Machina
Coffee collides with style in this emporium for anyone who enjoys riding through life via wheels or board. Deus Ex Machina in Venice is a flagship and community space highlighting all things that encapsulate their way of life. The shop offers seasonal releases of the sought after items ranging from, tees, outerwear and grooming essentials all organized around the stores main focus, motorcycles. The café offers the perfect work environment for creatives of all kinds. If in need of a work break just grab your board and catch a few waves in Venice to refresh the mind.
Located in the Arts District is 3sixteen’s Flagship, offering well-tailored items all centered around the shops masterpiece, the denim. When you enter the artistic space, shop owner Johan Lam asks that you take your time with your selections, and it’s easy to do so in the well-thought out atmosphere. The jeans you leave with will without a doubt be with you for life, along with your stories written in the fabric. Easily one of the best Denim brands available in the world right now — 3sixteen is a must add to your style reservoir.
There comes a time for a modern man to dress up, and when that day comes, head into APOLIS. This men’s shop that is in the heart of the Art’s District is designed for guys who have a classic style but like to jazz it up. While they are known worldwide for a tote bag that can be customized for any location, they also have a healthy collection of denim, jackets, chinos, button-ups and basics. It should be mentioned that their white tee shirt happens to headline out Top 5 White tee shirt’s article. Stay sharp, Gents.
Stag Provisions for Men
Walking into STAG Provisions is the same feeling you had when you were 8 years old and ran to the Christmas Tree to find the present that you had been dreaming about for your whole young life. Except it’s not a red Ryder bb gun, you’re a man now, it’s ROGUE TERRITORY denim, Faherty shirts and Red Wing Boots. This men’s shop on Abbot Kinney in Venice, is the ideal destination for men who enjoy a manly sense of style and like browsing the racks for new threads.
With two shop locations in LA, Wittmore has a fine selection of clothes, shades and home décor. Always keeping a unique take on men’s style, any choice here is a hand selected gem. With one of the best collections of sunglasses in LA, you can’t go wrong here when needing to block out the rays and look good while doing so. Wittmore also features different art instillations and exhibits. Check in with them when looking to broaden your horizons on style, lifestyle and art.
Schaeffers’s Garment Hotel
When it comes to denim, look no further. This classic men’s shop has you covered for Japanese denim, jean repair, and custom hats. Calling home to Sunset Boulevard, Schaeffer’s Garment Hotel is like an all-inclusive destination for men who rock out on sturdy selvage and get down with vintage essentials. When it’s time to stand out in the crowd, come see Gunner Fox, a 3rd generation hat maker who specializes in custom hats. From their 1950’s style white tees that shield your chest and roll up on your arms, to the 15oz Japanese denim that is made to pair with leather boots, this spot is a haven for the inner badass in ourselves that just wants to live free and ride fast.
While keeping you sharp and stylish, General Quarters offers items that nod to a simple, yet ageless California heritage style. This store is the ultimate men’s destination for clothes, items and accessories that serve with functionality and purpose. The vintage inspired tee’s are designed by shop owner Blair, and every brand sold is well thought out and hand selected to embody the easy living ethos that General Quarters captures. If the brand lives here, it’s worth committing to, and the items you take with you are domestically made to last a lifetime.
Hemmingway and Sons
Hemmingway and Sons is a top destination for menswear, accessories and home wares located in the bustle of Silver Lake. This men’s store sets the bar for a neighborhood hang and offers pieces that are timeless and long lasting. Classic clothes for men should be comfortable and affordable, and Hemmingway focuses on just that. Give a nod to shop owner Toby B. Hemmingway, and let him assist in crafting your seasonal look. A proud shop with a precise and stylish mission, stop by and you’ll be sure to become a regular.
Best Made Co.
Best Made Company in Los Angeles is a spot for the trend setters who don’t mind breaking out of the hustle of city life and hitting the wilderness for an adventure or a rouge escape. Sometimes packing up the Landover and leaving the LA city lights in your rearview mirror is the best thing a modern-day gent can do. Before your excursion to the desert, hit up Best Made Co. for the gear and threads you’ll need to make that trip a success. When in store, grab a Stetson, a Japanese knife and a travel bag. But whatever you do, don’t forget to grab an axe and “TEST YOUR MIGHT” in the axe throwing room.