To mark the start of London Fashion Week Men's, we count down the finest menswear boutiuques in the capital
London has been a trendsetting menswear capital since the 16th century, when Henry VIII famously granted a Royal Charter to the Clothworkers Company in 1528. London birthed the brogue, the bowler hat, the three-piece suit, riding coats and raincoats, dressing kings, aristocrats and rebels along the way. East London’s history is rooted in the English silk weaving industry, while Savile Row has been home of bespoke tailoring since 1731.
Today, London’s legacy as a leading destination for menswear continues to thrive, with an ever-changing retail landscape that consistently blurs the lines between architecture, design and fashion. Part tailor, part gentlemen’s club, London’s finest menswear stores offer far more than simply shopping. Scroll down to discover the best boutiques in the capital, from Mayfair’s menswear mecca to East London’s innovative concept stores.
Starring in our line-up: Dunhill’s prestigious Bourdon House; Paul Smith’s immersive, design-savvy stores; the wonderful Wolf & Badger; East London's Hostem and across the river, Open As Usual.
Gentlemen, you’ve have never had it so good.