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Classic Mens Shops - A List

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by JermynStreet, Aug 10, 2013.

  1. JermynStreet

    JermynStreet Senior member

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    Hello All:

    I have a soft spot in my heart for small, independent mens shops from around America (and the world!). Whether it is Laszlo Vass' shoe manufactory in Budapest, to Haberdashery in Chicago, to Mister Guy in St. Louis, to Wilkes Bashford in San Francisco, I would like to make it a mission of mine to visit each one of these unique places whenever possible.

    That being said, we need some criteria. I'm not sure exactly what that criteria is just yet, but I would like to initially limit the stores to small, independent stores with fewer than five locations. Online Stores are ok, too.

    And we're off....

    St. Louis (My home town)

    Mister Guy
    Woody's
    Kim Kuehner
    Morris Fashions

    Washington, D.C. (my current town)

    William Fox & Co.
    Riccardi's (this place sucks and is a complete rip off)

    Pittsburgh, P.A.

    Larrimore's

    Chicago

    Haberdashery

    San Francisco (there are like a million, but I expect the rest of you to fill the rest in...)

    Wilkes Bashford
    Unionmade
     
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    Pittsburgh

    Nettleton's
     
  5. JLibourel

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    Newport Beach, CA: Gary's

    Beverly Hills: Carroll & Co.
     
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  6. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    Armoury is supposed to open a NYC shop soon
     
  7. JermynStreet

    JermynStreet Senior member

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    I forgot about Gary's! I used to go to the one in Del Mar in SD. Great store.

    Thanks for your contribution!
     
  8. JermynStreet

    JermynStreet Senior member

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    Stockholm, Sweden: Skoakiebiolget

    I think they are an affiliate on SF.
     
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    Barcelona
    Bel y Cia

    Duesseldorf
    Schlichtmann

    Frankfurt / Main
    Diehl & Diehl

    Naples
    Magnifique

    Rome
    Battistoni
     
  10. JermynStreet

    JermynStreet Senior member

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    Awe

    Awesome. Thanks for your contribution.
     
  11. MZhammer

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    St. Louis
    Mister Guy
    Woody's
    Kim Kuehner
    Morris Fashions

    Washington, D.C.
    William Fox & Co.
    Riccardi's

    Pittsburgh
    Larrimore's

    Chicago
    Haberdashery

    San Francisco
    Wilkes Bashford
    Unionmade

    Boston
    LouisBoston

    Richmond
    Peter Blair

    Charleston
    Ben Silver

    Newport Beach
    Gary's

    Beverly Hills
    Carroll & Co.

    New York City
    The Armoury

    Greenwich
    Richard's

    Westport
    Mitchell's

    Minneapolis / St. Paul
    Hubert White
    Heimie's Haberdashery
    Judd Frost Clothiers

    Portland
    Mario's

    Seattle
    Mario's

    International

    Stockholm, Sweden
    Skoakiebiolget

    Barcelona
    Bel y Cia

    Duesseldorf
    Schlichtmann

    Frankfurt / Main
    Diehl & Diehl

    Naples
    Magnifique

    Rome
    Battistoni
     
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  12. JLibourel

    JLibourel Senior member

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    What about Cable Car Clothiers in SF?
     
  13. comrade

    comrade Senior member

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    Cable Car is now under management of the founder's grandson and is making some changes.
    Still it's something of a museum

    The Hound -

    An excellent store with trad roots. They carry Samuelsohn

    Carmel CA-

    Khaki's . See SF threads.
     
  14. JermynStreet

    JermynStreet Senior member

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    Where is the Hound?
     
  15. JermynStreet

    JermynStreet Senior member

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    Also,


    Boston: Andover Shop

    I think what we can do is this. Every week on Sunday I will comb the thread and add any new additions to the master list. That way, we aren't taking up too much virtual real estate and it will still keep the thread readable. I am excited to see where this goes. Perhaps, one day, many of us can visit these stores and take pictures/compile a small history.
     
  16. JermynStreet

    JermynStreet Senior member

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    Also New York:

    epaulet

    Leffot Shoes
     
  17. Kai

    Kai Senior member

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    Salt Lake City: Utah Woolen Mills

    Denver (Cherry Creek) Lawrence Covell

    Denver (downtown) Homer Reed

    New York City Bergdorf Goodman Men's store
     
  18. MZhammer

    MZhammer Senior member

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    Syd Jerome
    George Greene
     
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  19. JermynStreet

    JermynStreet Senior member

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    This is awesome work guys, thank you. I think we could really turn this into a cool blog or book. Great work.
     
  20. GucciKid

    GucciKid Senior member

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    Buffalo: O'connells
     
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