Yes, it’s been on the upswing for the past few years, but this past year saw a great deal of important men’s shop openings—from SoHo to Russia. And just in case you missed a few—or might find yourself in Honolulu in the near future, we thought we’d review the year’s most important.
But, as gentlemen of letters, we wouldn’t dare overlook the printed word. As it turns out, there were plenty of great menswear-centric books that hit the shelves this year—from dictionaries on denim to proclamations of dandyism. And we’ve rounded up the best of the bunch.