Fashion and shopping, despite the stereotypes people want to make you believe, are not solely the pastimes of women. Who says men can’t be stylish, too? Fortunately, there are plenty of stores that cater toward ensuring any man can have the perfect outfit. The 2023 readers’ choice Best of the County winner is Gene Hiller Menswear (pictured above). For the rest of the Marin Magazine‘s Best of Marin County Men’s Clothing picks see below.
Our 2023 Shopping category sponsor is California Girl Jewelry.
We’ve broken it down by region: Southern and Central Marin.
Providing men and women in the Bay Area with fine-quality clothing has been Famous4’s mission since it first opened in 1986. Inside the brightly lit store, you can find designers from across the world as well as those right here in the community. The store provides garments for the stage or a night out, while tossing in an enjoyable shopping experience at the same time. Don’t worry, Larry “The Hat” will make sure your time is memorable, fun, and leaves you walking out the door with just what you need. Hours are 12 – 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
31 Sunnyside Ave. #4, Mill Valley, 415.388.2550
While Fez of course specializes in top notch men’s fashion, they also pride themselves on their wide selection of gender neutral apparel. They partner with a large number of individual designers, frequently collaborating with those from often underrepresented backgrounds and designers that avoid the unfortunately all-too-common unethical manufacturers that crop up in mainstream fashion. Some of the brands carried include; Faherty, Hartford, XELKOM, GLOR, Velvet, Leret Leret, Injiri, Dr. Collectors, Lone and Hawk Hats. Hours are Monday through Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
118 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley, 415.326.5015
Since 1953, Gene Hiller has been providing the Bay Area with fine Italian menswear, personal service, and custom tailoring. Owners Tom and Wayne have a combined total of 75 years of experience in the fashion industry, and have trotted around the globe in search of the finest materials and the latest styles. Be sure to book an appointment, however, as employees will often have less time to attend to walk-in clients than those who have scheduled in advance. Hours are 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday.
729 Bridgeway, Sausalito, 415.332.3636
Founded in 2016, this luxury lifestyle store provides unique and inspiring items year-round. With a constantly rotating stock and even a selection of its own items, the shop has everything from Italian cashmere to sports coats to classic polos. The owners order in small quantities to ensure quality, so if you see something perfect, make sure to snatch it up right away, and don’t forget to keep an eye on the catalog for new items. Hours are 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m. – 5.p.m. Sunday.
30 Main St., Tiburon, 415.797.6054
Louis Tomas has been a family-run menswear store for 74 years and is still going strong, with Tom’s daughter Brianna propelling the business into the 21st century. The shop offers stylish garments for every occasion, whether that be formal, professional, or casual. Additionally, they offer tailoring services and rentals if you need something quick for a one-off event, and everyone on staff provides knowledgeable and helpful service. Hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 12 – 5 p.m. Sunday.
212 Corte Madera Town Center, Corte Madera, 415.924.1715