Whether it's off the peg or made-to-measure, the trendy apparel at this colorful and eccentric men's clothing boutique suits a broad range of tastes. Classical designs hang next to the more casual; the contemporary alongside subtle retro. Aimed at the image-conscious individual, owner Ricardo Venâncio's boutique offers a personalized tailoring experience where quality and exclusive design are customer service hallmarks. And it doesn't matter if you're model material or of a less conventional stature, Venâncio's expert cut will mirror your best. For shopping on the run, there's a bewildering choice of flannel suits, wool blazers and racks of cotton shirts together with silk ties, footwear and headwear.
Recommended for Men's Clothing because: A recent addition to Lisbon's men's clothing scene, Venâncio Tailor's bright, eye-catching apparel has caught the imagination of a fashion-conscious public.
Paul's expert tip: Accessories also include colognes and other toiletries, sunglasses and stylish satchels.
A clothes shop that appeals to both men and women and dedicated to that most versatile of apparel, the T-shirt. But this is casualwear with a difference in that each T-shirt is embossed with a unique print created by members of a world-wide collective of young designers and printers. The Lisbon store owes its cool stock to a group of local graphic designers who have produced a quirky and colourful range of unisex T-shirts in various sizes. Standout designs include a bizarre but clever take on the Beatles' famous Abbey Road album cover, a smiley face depicting the Clockwork Orange logo and a cut out collection of Lisbon's famous landmarks and monuments. You can even submit your own designs to the team for consideration.
Recommended for Men's Clothing because: Founded by a group of young, savvy Portuguese designers and printers, the T-shirts at Typographia make great individual fashion statements.
Paul's expert tip: Ask about washing instructions when purchasing so as to keep your T-shirt in pristine condition.
Founded by four brothers and beginning life in 1989 as a humble fashion retail store, this Portuguese clothing brand is today synonymous with quality, design and elegance, attributes underpinned by first-class customer service and a world-wide network of stores and boutiques. One of several operating in Lisbon, the Rua Nova do Almada branch epitomizes the Saccor style–a classical cut with a contemporary feel. Summer collections are named to evoke a sophisticated lifestyle, but one that also appreciates the outdoors–, like Natural Pause, Old Havana and Grand Pier. The look is young and preppy, but the expression is still rooted in tradition. As the months progress, so does personality and the cut is warmer, darker but no less appealing. And that is what this brand is all about, dressing a man for all seasons.
Recommended for Men's Clothing because: A Portuguese menswear institution, Saccor Brothers is currently present in 13 countries–tes, a testament to its vision and commitment to the art of dressing men.
Paul's expert tip: Complimentary tailoring is offered on any designs to exactly fit the customer's needs.
Don't let this boutique's sparse and understated interior fool you. Look closely and you'll spy some highly respected branded apparel gracing the racks–, designer labels such as La Paz, Comme Des Garçons, Gosha Rubchinskiy and Luker By Neighborhood, to mention a few, plus flag-flyer clothing from Portuguese Flannel, a fashion house from the north of the country that manufactures shirts hand-stitched by master craftsmen to a centuries-old traditional technique. Besides shirts, items on sale include trousers, knitwear, tops and outerwear–. Check out their fireman jacket line and the jean jackets from Our Legacy! Smart Adidas and Common Projects tennis and boat shoes number among the footwear available.
Recommended for Men's Clothing because: SLOU remains under the retail menswear radar. But word is out, and this place has now garnered a serious following.
Paul's expert tip: Shopping for accessories? Browse their caps, wallets, scarves, belts and for a novel gift idea, the Brain Dead sticker pack.
Connoisseurs of the classic cut, the company formed in London by Jeremy Hackett and Ashley Lloyd-Jennings in 1979 and originally celebrated for its tweeds now has a presence on Lisbon's most fashionable thoroughfare, an apt location for one of the most respected menswear retailers in the world. Blazers, polo and rugby shirts, jeans and trousers exemplify the eclectic range of quality apparel the brand is famous for. Formalwear includes suits and suit separates, waistcoats, coats and jackets. Believing that growing up in style is the only true path for an adolescent to follow, Hackett's Boys range dresses the discerning youngster in an equally refined manner. Accessories number belts and braces, cufflinks and studs, and scarves, hats and gloves.
Recommended for Men's Clothing because: Classic tailoring from a traditional brand noted for its accent on luxury, Hackett London adds a dash of sophistication to the menswear shopping experience.
Paul's expert tip: The store offers a bespoke in-store tailoring service.
Over 400 different styles of boardshorts featuring vibrant, summer season patterns colour the shelves at this funky wood-decked boutique. Designed to resemble a beach bar, the oceanfront feel is enhanced by a real sand trim and an aquarium teeming with happy tropical fish that doubles up as a service counter. A Portuguese brand of swimwear for men, DCK is a family-run business specializing in making lads look great on the beach. As much a fashion statement as a handy bit of kit, the shorts with their eye-catching designs are called "Aloha", "Amazon", "Blue Hive", "Goa", "Mechanic Orange", "Metro Yellow", "Venice Light" and "Sand Dune", among other imaginative signatures. Indeed, the names conjure up exotic, paradise destinations and free-spirited individualism. Manufactured from fast drying fabrics to the highest quality, the apparel works wonders for your image, and may even improve your surfing technique. Furthermore, DCK is now selling a range of shorts made from recycled plastic.
Recommended for Men's Clothing because: A local, 100% Portuguese business concern, DCK Boardshorts is riding Portugal on a wave. Its flagship Chiado store is one of two in the city.
Paul's expert tip: The store is pet friendly, the vibe cool and informal, and the guys running the place welcome all with a cold drink, compliments of the house.
Portuguese fashion designer Nuno Gama's stylish and innovative apparel has graced Portuguese personalities from the worlds of music and screen entertainment. Drawing heavily on his country's culture and tradition for inspiration, this maverick designer melds creativity with sensitivity to explore Portugal's history through its architecture and religious symbolism. Even the weather incites inventiveness, particularly the luminous quality of the light that bathes Lisbon and Porto, and reflects off the Atlantic Ocean. Leather and wool are the raw materials used often to create his garments, and Gama will happily collide with the conventional in order to establish what he calls the "new urban hero" look. And in addition to garments, the stylist creates footwear, travel luggage and a jewellery range.
Recommended for Men's Clothing because: Despite his international renown, Maison Nuno Gama clothing remains accessible to the style-conscious man in the street.
Paul's expert tip: Check out the Quinas–Nuno Gama Sport range, casual attire for the seriously modish.
'Be different, be unique, be yourself". That's the underlying theme enthusiastically promoted at this friendly retail outlet, one of the best-known men's designer clothing boutiques in the city. Smart-casual is the byword here, with plenty of color thrown in for good measure. A multibrand store, the product range is eclectic and international. Browse ready-to-wear upscale garments from the likes of ES Collection, Scotch & Soda, Ganesh, Merc, Addicted, Le Temps das Cerises, Solid and Antony Morato, among other quality labels. Ever-popular Fred Perry polo shirts also grace the shelves and look out too for the Napapijri apparel. Once you've sorted out your look, don't let yourself down by ignoring your feet. Instead, check out their super cool Armistice footwear options.
Recommended for Men's Clothing because: With its welcoming and easy-going vibe, shopping at Up!town Lisboa is retail therapy at its coolest.
Paul's expert tip: Fashionable and secure Secrid wallets, which incorporate an ultra-thin aluminium card protector, are among the accessories available.
Highly respected in Portugal tailoring circles, Rosa & Teixeira has enjoyed a presence on Lisbon's fashionable Avenida da Liberdade for decades, and is regarded as a men's clothing landmark. This is bespoke service at its traditional finest, where a Master Tailor and his team carry out customer fittings with meticulous precision and with careful attention to detail. As a suit or coat is created, client and tailor forge a special working relationship: service is personalized and exemplary. Each item of apparel is hand cut and stitched to exacting requirements in a wonderfully old fashioned and time-honored manner. Besides custom-made tailoring, you can also find ready-to-wear garments of international design signatures.
Recommended for Men's Clothing because: A highly respected Portuguese brand, Rosa & Teixeira remains one of Lisbon's best-known tailors.
Paul's expert tip: For a genuine and individual look, order a tailor-made suit from Rosa & Teixeira, the ultimate expression of good taste.
Found way out west tucked away in Lisbon's trend-setting LX Factory complex, this is home to innovative Portuguese brand Stone 54, which basically translates as motorbikes and biking gear. Hedon-brand helmets, visors, Ride&Sons jackets and gloves and other two-wheel fashion make for great window displays, but looks even better on the biker who makes a habit of leaving the rest behind. The accessory range is equally top gear with timepieces, Coolnvintage T-Shirts and retro Gogles Halcyon eyewear all making their mark. And yes, this specialist menswear shop also sells machines: the BMW RnineT Scrambler and Honda CB 360 "Rua'6" simply dazzle. So, too, is the Buster + Punch range of bikes.
Recommended for Men's Clothing because: You're as likely to walk out with a new motorbike as you are a pair of leather gloves after visiting Stone Life Style.
Paul's expert tip: A slight digression perhaps, but you can also find a select range of women's apparel here–. Merlin Ashley eat your heart out.