Menswear brands to trust when you don’t have time or money to waste.
It’s no secret that many men want to be dressing better. For decades, magazines like Esquire and GQ have been serving up men’s style with the biggest names from the golden screen to the gridiron rocking the latest duds from top designers all to show you just how easy it is to look like Idris Elba or Ryan Gosling… assuming you have a few thousand dollars to drop on a single shirt. What’s more of a secret is how men can affordably dress better. What are the best stores a regular guy can find affordable men's fashion?
A plethora of retailers both online and in person are always offering sweet deals, but rarely have the quality to back it up. On the other hand, it’s easy to reach for that designer suit that will make you feel good about how you look… until you reach for your wallet to pay for it.
Dressing on a budget can be done easily, once you know where to look. This guide is designed to help you determine where to spend your hard-earned dollars based on what you’re looking to buy, whether it’s a t-shirt or a three-piece suit.
These aren’t places where you can expect to find something that you’ll be able to pass down generations to your great-grandchildren, but these shopping solutions allow you to find something of reasonably good quality without having to spend too much of your time or money.
An aside: eBay can be a fantastic place to find affordable fashion picks like that one-of-a-kind vintage suit that fits perfectly, but – like all thrift shopping – it’s all about the luck of your timing as well as investing the time to muddle through the duds and find something that works for you.
The 5 Best Stores for Affordable Men's Fashion for the Guy on a Budget
WHAT IT’S GOOD FOR: Designer suits, outerwear, shoes, designer socks and underwear
Nordstrom Rack is the place to go if you need something a little more upscale or have an eye for designers, with everything from Lucky Brand t-shirts to Belstaff outerwear and everything in between all for unbelievable discounts. This is where you can find Ted Baker shirts for less than $50 and Hugo Boss suits starting at $350 not to mention an astounding shoe selection from Allen Edmonds, Bruno Magli, and Johnston & Murphy to Adidas, Converse, and Timberland.