While there are tons more brands for women than there are for men, there are many men who love to shop great brands and look the best they can. It is for those men that we have created this list of brands from the high street to try before you die.
This is one brand with a long history. It was founded originally as a saddle maker in 1878 before going on to become well-known as a supplier of superb quality leather to the motor industry. In 1995, the label’s renaissance began and now, it offers serious men’s pieces ranging from fine knits to tailoring.
If you need a couple of new vibrantly coloured shirts for your wardrobe, Emma Willis is where you ought to go. We must warn you though, you may get confused with all the choices you can make from the columns of luxurious fabric swatches and brilliant shirts you’ll be faced with when you step into their elegance double-fronted shop in London’s Jermyn Street.
Every style conscious man has to check out this brand. They are a dedicated menswear store offering reasonable prices for quality knitwear and outerwear as well as lush, soft tailoring. This one is a go-to for all lovers of the smart casual dress code.
You can’t shop on the London high street without making a stop at Topman. They offer an interesting range of high street fashion for men, including sweatshirts, trousers, underwear, socks, and T-shirts. They also have amazing accessories such as belts, bags, wallets, and sunglasses.
This brand presents an interesting take on classic British style not just with your clothes, but also with the design of their store. They achieve traditional British style with a bit of something extra that makes them unique.
Oliver Spencer’s pieces are adored by many. It is not every day that you find such easy-to-wear men’s clothing that will look as good on a grandpa as it will on his grandson.
With a luxurious international menswear portfolio, Harrods is a world famous store that every gentleman must buy from at least once in his lifetime. They offer watches and a wide variety of other leather items made to the highest standards.
Clark’s is a great choice for trendy leather shoes and definitely a go-to if you love the classic look or need to fill your wardrobe with clothes for the office.
There are a couple of other high street brands you can check out. They are not strictly men’s brands but they stock amazing options for the boys. Shops like Primark, Marks & Spencer’s, River island, Oasis, and Next offer something for everyone. Next or Reserved will work great for the smart casual look and Primark is a go-to for the very casual style.
The UK high-street has changed dramatically in recent decades, as certain brands have gone in and out of fashion. Some of the shops that were unmissable in the eighties are now long gone. Whether you want to try out some of the newer brands, or the long-standing favourites, find a look that works for you.