When it comes to men’s fashion, the big fashion brands like Ralph Lauren, Armani, Burberry and more are familiar and on everyone’s wish list. There is a plethora of fantastic menswear available today that are all producing incredibly high-quality clothes, usually with a strong focus on sustainability and ethicality while being current, trendy with timeless character and style.
Here is a list of brands that can be an addition to your wardrobe and lifestyle. Some may be names you have heard of before, others may be new brands, but what they all share is a common goal of making men look good for less.
Belstaff is a brand loved by David Beckham – and for very good reason. You can expect nothing less than the highest quality from this British label, which is strongly associated with motorbike culture, including leather and waxed jackets.
Did you know Belstaff, which was founded in 1924, was the first to use wax cotton to make waterproof motorcycle jackets? – a feat that has since been imitated by countless other clothing brands.
The American menswear designer of former Ralph Lauren fame, Todd Snyder, founded his eponymous label in 2011. Taking his already profound knowledge of US-style, Todd redeﬁning how modern American men can present themselves to the world in stylish, unexpected ways. Todd’s creations show that good style can be attainable and even playful, from bespoke tailoring to innovative capsule collections.
An impeccably tailored suit is necessary for every man’s wardrobe, and Suitsupply is your best friend. The brand is known for suits for all occasions, in a variety of fabrics, colours and styles. Their strength lies in their formula: straight, to the point and still personal. Fast and effective. Combining craftsmanship with flair. Off-the-rack or custom-made, Suitsupply has suits for all your needs!
Frank & Oak
Canadian clothing brand Frank & Oak is a brand that emphasises fighting for our planet and offering better sustainable products. Since its inception in 2012, the brand has brought designs that would never need to reach a landfill. You can find colours and arrangements made to a higher-than-average quality that also does plenty of good for the planet.
Western Rise was founded with an adventurous spirit and a lofty goal: one set of performance clothing that works for anything your day may bring. The brand’s collections consist of t-shirts, hoodies and shirts suitable for adventures, meetings and casual. Most of these pieces are water-resistant, offer a good amount of stretch, are made from premium materials and, in some cases, are moisture-wicking.
If you love beachwear, you would definitely love Frescobol Carioca. Named after a beach game played with wooden bats, this Brazilian brand is fun, energetic, eclectic and premium. The brand is renowned for its impeccable tailored shorts and beachwear that would make you chic and sporty at the same time. Apart from a vibrant range of swim shorts, the brand also makes the bats for the same game it was named after.
Fashion brand Buck Mason advocates a slower approach to fashion, and for a good reason. Buck Mason was founded in 2013 by Sasha Koehn and Erik Allen. All the designs from Buck Mason are centered around the classic American menswear pieces that remain timeless no matter the season. The brand weaves in sustainability; they work closely with a local family factory to create small batch production runs, crafting each piece using old school manufacturing techniques combined with modern technology. With a significant online presence and three physical stores in America, this is an up and coming brand to keep your eyes on.