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Best Men's Boutique

  • C’H’C’M’

    2 Bond St., nr. Lafayette St.; 212-673-8601

    It sits on the same hipster-­colonized strip as Oak and the Smile but doesn’t have a hint of cooler-than-thou attitude. C’H’C’M’ (short for Clinton Hill Classic Menswear) caters to guys who care about fashion and don’t want to look like they just stage-dived off a Milan runway. The setup is bare-bones (“minimalist,” as the neighborhood parlance goes), and the inventory is pared-down to about 25 labels, including slim-cut Individualized button-downs, Mismo canvas bags, and Sunspel tees that any significant other will attempt to steal.

From the 2012 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine

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