Central West Village
1. Saturdays Surf
17 Perry St., nr. Waverly Pl.; 347-246-5830
The urban surf line’s West Village outpost offers up a warm, woodsy interior where you can pick up a Saturdays tee ($40) as well as a cup of coffee.
2. A.P.C. West Village
267 W. 4th St., nr. Perry St.; 212-755-2523
Much less of a zoo than the Mercer Street location—especially on weekends—this branch features the French brand’s seasonal offerings and iconic raw denim ($185 to $275).
3. A.P.C. Surplus
92 Perry St., nr. Bleecker St.; 646-371-9292
Deals aplenty here—about 60 percent off original prices.
4. Brunello Cucinelli
379 Bleecker St., nr. Perry St.; 212-627-9202
Beloved among menswear aficionados for its luxe knitwear—like button-up cashmere cable cardigans ($4,165) and nylon-lined cashmere toggle coats ($3,450).
5. Gant Rugger
353 Bleecker St., nr. Charles St.; 212-620-5949
An industrial-preppy boutique that carries basics with cheeky names—the Kick-Ass Oxford ($125), wool Smarty Pants ($295)—as well as more formal, tailored suiting.
6. Black Fleece by Brooks Brothers
351 Bleecker St., nr. W. 10th St.; 212-929-2763
Not your father’s Brooks Brothers: Black Fleece designer Thom Browne’s experimental take on the classics translates into charcoal suits ($2,500) with cropped pants and color-blocked merino cardigans ($725).
7. J. Press York Street
304 Bleecker St., nr. Barrow St.; 212-255-6151
And this isn’t your father’s J. Press either.
8. Marc by Marc Jacobs Men’s
382 Bleecker St., nr. Charles St.; 212-929-0304
The stark white West Village outpost carries colorful Marc by Marc items like red-star-printed hats ($98) and bright-blue wool coats ($728).
9. Coach Men’s
370 Bleecker St., nr. Perry St.; 212-243-3612
This dudes-only mahogany-accented store offers accessories for jet-setting types, like a vintage-inspired canvas tote ($398) with leather panels and handles.
10. Freeman’s Sporting Club
343 Bleecker St., nr. W. 10th St.; 212-255-5509
For its second shop, the storied Lower East Side clothier took over an old bodega. Pick up a classic Freeman suit for $1,250.
11. Goorin Bros.
337 Bleecker St., nr. Christopher St.; 212-256-1895
This 118-year-old hat-maker channels an old-world haberdashery, with fedoras made from straw (from $50) or British linen (from $100) for Bruno Marses in training.
Mid-Upper Madison Ave.
12. Ralph Lauren
867 Madison Ave., at 72nd St.;212-606-2100
The Rhinelander Mansion is pretty much the Frick of menswear, with four floors devoted to R.L.’s men’s lines and a recently opened men’s shoe salon.
1047 Madison Ave., nr. 79th St.; 212-570-2600
For the man who wants to look like he just got back from a fox hunt—or brunch on the Upper East Side.
14. J.Crew Men’s Shop
1040 Madison Ave., nr. 79th St.; 212-453-2677
This 3,400-square-foot former bank offers J.Crew’s classic rumpled casualwear alongside its higher-end line, Wallace & Barnes.
15. 45 RPM
17 E. 71st St., nr. Madison Ave.; 212-737-5545
This Japanese line’s pricey jeans (which can cost up to $1,400) are meticulously crafted using indigo dyeing methods.
16. Tom Ford
845 Madison Ave., nr. 70th St.; 212-359-0300
Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, and James Bond’s menswear store of choice.
814 Madison Ave., nr. 68th St.; 212-897-1880
A dark, moody space for the British brand’s badass biking jackets (from $850), a favorite of Steve McQueen.
18. Pilgrim Surf & Supply
68 N. 3rd St., nr. Kent Ave., Ste. 101; 718-218-7456
Obscure surf and streetwear brands are sold alongside surfboards ($450 to $1,600) and wetsuits.
19. Brooklyn Denim Company
85 N. 3rd St., nr. Wythe Ave., Ste. 101; 718-782-2600
Jeans fiends flock here for classic brands and an in-house line of selvage denim ($198). Glasses company Classic Specs has its own shop-in-a-shop.
20. Hollander & Lexer
103 Metropolitan Ave., nr. Wythe Ave.; 718-797-9117
A rustic vibe (glass jars, dried starfish) belies the fashion-forward clothes from lines like Engineered Garments and Kai D. Utility.
21. KCDC Skate Shop
85 N. 3rd St., nr. Wythe Ave., Ste. 118; 718-387-9006
The venerable Brooklyn skate shop, known for carrying sneakerhead-friendly stock like Nike SBs ($80 to $150), moved a few doors down from its old location early last year.
22. Tommy Guns Barber
85 N. 3rd St., nr. Wythe Ave.; 718-388-8288
Get a retro cut ($75) at this retro barbershop and then stock up on products to maintain your new ’do.
242 Wythe Ave., nr. N. 3rd St., Ste. 7; 718-384-4984
Past collections of avant-garde designers like Alexandre Plokhov and Rick Owens are 30 to 50 percent off the original price. (Only open Friday and Saturday or by appointment.)
This article has been corrected to show that the cross street for the Ralph Lauren store is 72nd, not 80th.