Guys flock to this sophisticated retail man-cave because it takes all the hard work out of looking good. Make an appointment for a custom fitting, stop by the showroom for a beer, a card game and to have a chat with one of the consultants, who then scans your body measurements with special technology and helps you select fabrics from an extensive collection. It specializes in jackets, pants, shirts and suits. Open Tu-Sa 10 am-8 pm. www. altonlane.com. Atherton Mill, 2000 South Blvd., 888.800.8616.
For classic, fine-crafted men’s clothing from business to casual, and suits to shoes, stop by Bruce Julian. Custom tailoring is available to make your clothes fit perfectly. And if you’re too busy to stop by, Julian’s door-to-door salesmen will bring a selection to you based on your needs. A bonus for the men who hate to shop: Julian’s features three TVs showing nothing but sports, as well as vintage pinball and slot machines, and an in-store bar service with Martinis and Bloody Marys. Open M-Sa 10 am-7 pm, Su 1-5 pm. www.brucejulian.com. 2913 Selwyn Ave., 704.364.8686.
PAUL SIMON CO.—
This locally owned clothing store prides itself on producing stylish, custom-made garments that are a “perfect fit” to the individual shopper. If you are looking for a tailored shopping experience, they offer professional and personalized services that include personal consultation as well as after hour appointments. M-F 9 am-6 pm, Sa 9 am-5 pm. www. paulsimonco.com. 4300 Sharon Rd., 704.366.4523.
REVOLUTION CLOTHIERS & CO.—
Located in Dilworth, Revolution carries trendy lines like Ted Baker along with Vintage Havana and classic looks from Paige Premium Denim and John Varvatos. Open M-Sa 11 am-7 pm, Su noon-5 pm. www.shoprevolution.com. 227 East Blvd., 704.971.1990. M-Th, 10 am-6 pm; F, Sa, 10 and Sat. 10 am-7 pm; Su, 1-5 pm.
This is not your father’s clothing store. Featuring regular monthly events from beer tastings to golf clinics, this men’s boutique feels as much like a hangout as it does a shop. Co-owner Fidel Montoya aims to make
shopping feel like less of a chore for men and to provide them a one-stop shop for denim, T-shirts, outerwear, workout clothes, grooming and accessories. The store has an assortment of brands such as Vince, Chadburry and Ben Sherman, a collection of skincare and grooming products from RCooper, and sneakers by Civic Duty. Open M-Th 10 am-8 pm, F-Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su 1-6 pm. www.silverflybrands.com. 1111 Metropolitan Ave., 980.819.7216. Map 1 C6
TABOR is a modern men’s store located in the heart of Myers Park. TABOR focuses on Americaninspired sportswear from designers such as Ralph Lauren, Thom Browne, Save Khaki, APC, Officine Generale, and many more. Expect great designs and interesting events—TABOR holds three annual events per year bringing the best in music, fashion, and food to Charlotte. Open Tu-Sa 10 am-6 pm, Su noon-5 pm. www.capitolcharlotte. com/tabor. 421 Providence Road, 980.207.4860.