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San Francisco's New Wave of Haberdashers

Shop for dapper menswear at these San Francisco stores

The haberdasher, that classic outfitter of debonair men’s goods and apparel, is dressed for a comeback in San Francisco. These clothiers vary in age yet all deal in timeless style and character.

Alton Lane

Alton Lane, San Francisco
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In historic Jackson Square, Alton Lane hides a warm, masculine lounge adorned with reclaimed redwood and a handsome bar stocked with bourbon. The bespoke tailor employs a 3D body scanner and a library of quality cloths to construct pinpoint perfect suits and shirts for the same expense as off- the-rack brands. 499 Jackson St., San Francisco

Iron & Resin

Iron & Resin, San Francisco
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Steeped in classic motorcycle and surf culture, Iron & Resin supplies provisions for a surf safari along the California coast. Find flasks, pocketknives, rucksacks and a stylish line of simple yet rugged clothing made in the United Sates. 7 Columbus Ave., San Francisco

Cable Car Clothiers

Cable Car Clothiers, San Francisco
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Family-owned Cable Car Clothiers has been dressing dapper gents for 75 years. Housed in a historic bank building, the high-end shop brims with men’s furnishings from heritage brands like Southwick, Filson and Lock & Co. A meticulously recreated 1930s barber parlor tucked in a corner offers classic cuts and straight razor shaves. 110 Sutter St., Ste. 108, San Francisco

Goorin Bros.

Goorin Bros., San Francisco
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SF-based Goorin Bros. has been putting heads in hats since 1895. Its legacy is apparent in an extensive selection that spans periods and styles—from casual snapbacks to hand-made fedoras—displayed in richly evocative showrooms that swing with music from the Golden Age. 1612 Stockton St., San Francisco111 Geary St., San Francisco; 1446 Haight St., San Francisco