Shop around: Five of the best independent Irish menswear stores right now

Wardrobe staples, sustainable practices, and a generational ethos define some of Ireland’s best independent menswear stores

Indigo & Cloth is a front runner in contemporary menswear, offering coveted wares like this antique white mohair cardigan, €245, from Our Legacy and alpaca yarn beanie, €70, from Norse Projects


An independent, family-run business, Genius first opened its doors in 1985 and has been a tastemaker in contemporary menswear and footwear since. Its impressive selection of polished, affordable jeans is its selling point, with denim labels such as Japan-born EDWIN, Replay Jeans, Brava, and sustainable Danish brand Knowledge Cotton Apparel all offered in store. And, being Ireland’s leading stockist of Red Wing Boots, you can find a curated selection of the hard-working footwear staples in its Powerscourt store in Dublin too.