Guide to Men’s Shopping in DC

Just in time for the holidays, I’ve decided to publish a guide to places that appeal to me as a sometime shopper in the D.C. area. As in my holiday guide, if you read this blog regularly and are into quality craftsmanship, clothes and gear that will last you a lifetime, American-made stuff, you’ll probably like the deadbait D.C. Men’s Guide.

It ain’t easy to find solid menswear shopping in D.C., but its here if you look hard enough…and now you have a shortcut! If your favorite spot didn’t make the list, its because I probably haven’t heard about it, don’t care for it, or never shopped or ate there. I’ve also left out the soul-sucking made-in-china-stan retailers, with a couple of exceptions. I’ve also included a few good spots to hang-out, gear-up, and places to get your outdoor stuff too.

deadbait DC Men's Guide

MENSWEAR
Hugh & Crye (online but DC-based)

Lost Boys

Vineyard Vines

Rugby

Universal Gear

Rag & Bone

Palace 5ive

J Press

Redeem

Barbour

Rue 14

Gant (Swiss-owned but American-heritage)

Jack Wills

Brooks Brothers

J Crew

Federal

Allen Edmonds

Alden

 

OUTDOORS

Orvis

Urban Angler

Hudson Trail Outfitters

 

GEAR

Sterling & Burke

Smash Records

The Grooming Lounge

Leica Store

Goodwood

The Foundry

 

FOOD & DRINK

Cork Market

Seasonal Pantry

Three Little Pigs

DC Brau Brewing Co

Port City Brewing Co

DC Reynolds

Union Market DC

Stachowski’s

Meridian Pint

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

The Brixton (English Pub from the Hilton boys)

American Ice Co.

H Street Country Club

Granville Moores

Chadwicks

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