Mr Porter is a haven for high-end and designer menswear from the likes of Tom Ford, Celine Homme, Fear of God, and more. Unlike other luxury e-commerce sites, Mr Porter’s brand list includes a deep range of classic menswear tailoring in addition to of-the-moment streetwear.
Cheap and Cheerful
Best For: Fleece, basics, button-ups
Uniqlo is a go-to for upgraded basics, minimalist designs, and loungewear all at affordable prices. The global retailer is like a Japanese version of the Gap, with a wide range of sweatshirts, button-ups, and chinos. But they also collaborate with sought-after designers like Jil Sander and Christophe Lemaire to create collections that sell out instantly.
Best For: Hoodies, denim, khakis
The iconic American retailer focuses on affordable casual wear like khakis, jeans, and sweaters. Think of it as the middle point between Uniqlo and J.Crew.
Best For: Everyday staples and activewear
Everlane is a direct-to-consumer brand that sells everyday casual clothes with a minimalist bent. You’ll find button-down shirts, slim chinos, plain T-shirts, and more, often backed by the label’s signature 365-day guarantee.
The Best of the Big Brands
Best For: Sneakers, athletic gear
You may know Nike best for its running shoes and basketball gear, but the Portland giant has ballooned into a full-on fashion brand. The Swoosh now peddles a packed slate of streetwear, loungewear, and rough-and-tumble outdoor gear in addition to their top-notch activewear.
Best For: Jeans, denim jackets
For anything denim-related, Levi’s is the name to trust. But the blue jeans originator has a lot more up its sleeve with T-shirts, hoodies, and khakis. The brand’s various sub-labels span from its experimental Made & Crafted line to its Americana and workwear-influenced brand Levi’s Vintage Clothing.
The Great Outdoors, Online
Best For: Outdoor gear
Backcountry is a leader in outdoor gear tough enough for any terrain, stocking just about every adventure brand from Arc’Teryx to The North Face. You’ll find plenty of waterproof Gore-Tex outerwear and all the gorp you can handle, of course, but also a heathy selection of casual everyday clothes like sweaters and sneakers.
Best For: Boots, flannel, hiking gear, lifestyle goods
Huckberry stocks a range of outdoor goods, workwear, and lifestyle goods from both well-known labels like Patagonia and Salomon and smaller upstarts like Greys and Mission Workshop. You can just as easily nab a pair of hiking boots and a chambray shirt as you can a hunting knife and whiskey stones.
Capital-F Fashion Retailers
Best For: High-end designers, emerging labels
If you’re after extremely-right-now clothes from today’s most influential designers, SSENSE is a must-shop. The Montreal mega-retailer excels at introducing fresh, exciting brands to the market, while also stocking a cavalcade of well-established names from Rick Owens and Balenciaga to Vans and Ralph Lauren.
Best For: Fashion-forward designer labels
Departamento is one of the hippest stores in Los Angeles, specializing in surf and skate clothes from an array of cutting-edge, under-the-radar designers.
Best For: Avant-garde, luxury brands, sneakers
Under the direction of the legendary Japanese designer Rei Kawakubo, Dover Street Market houses a menagerie of high-end designers and innovative young labels, as well as the full roster of Kawakubo’s own Comme Des Garçons universe.
Best For: Hard-to-find designer goods
Farfetch works with luxury brands and stores from around the world to centralize their respective inventory onto a single platform, which means they’ll have more of that thing you’re looking for than just about anywhere else.
For All Things Hype
Best For: Streetwear, sneakers, modern luxury