The man himself, Mr. Billy Reid — stay tuned for the best menswear of the season from this iconic brand.
My friends, here we are again with another rundown of the best men’s spring style essentials to start a new week. We’ve covered all manner of brands in recent weeks, from the best gear at Aether Apparel to more rugged offerings like Filson spring menswear. It’s now time to step up to the plate and truly get acquainted with one of the best menswear brands out there as far as the refined side of things is concerned. That’s right: It’s time to shop Billy Reid menswear, and your closet is going to thank you. The Alabama-based designer has been making classic style picks for more than two decades out of Florence, Alabama, with a focus on gear that’s at once rugged and yet refined, and seriously covetable (witness the Billy Reid Bond Peacoat, for starters). While these pieces are investment-level, they’re going to pay off in spades. Start your shopping here.
The Best New Menswear for Spring from Billy Reid
Billy Reid Barracuda Jacket — $350
A classic men’s jacket for spring, made the way only Billy Reid can make it.
If there’s one thing Billy Reid knows how to do well — and there are actually several — it’s making some of the best men’s outerwear in classic silhouettes with modern fabrics. This is one of the best jackets for spring in that regard.
Billy Reid Pensacola Polo — $88
This timeless polo is going to be a new spring and summer style essential.
The great thing about Billy Reid, again, is how the designer takes longstanding style staples and makes them entirely his own. This classic men’s polo is a great example of that.
Billy Reid Pima Cotton Chino Shorts — $145
Some of the coolest men’s shorts for spring, no doubt about it.
You want to invest in the best in all areas of your wardrobe, right? Well, these stylish chino shorts from a famed designer, and in a neat shade of blue, are the way to go.
Billy Reid Slim Jeans in Stone Wash — $115
A pair of on-sale men’s denim from Billy Reid? Not bad at all, folks.
Pick up a pair of the best men’s jeans on sale for a nice price from this lauded designer, and then proceed to wear ’em all spring and summer. You really can’t go wrong here.
Billy Reid Bond Peacoat — $695
The iconic peacoat as worn in James Bond, named for Reid’s NYC store on Bond Street, in fact.
Now, it wouldn’t be a guide to the best menswear at Billy Reid without including this famed number, James Bond’s peacoat from Skyfall. It’s sadly out of stock at the moment, but keep an eye out for the next drop, because it pays off to be prepared in advance.
Billy Reid Denim Shirt — $198
Quite possibly your new favorite denim shirt (or your new favorite spring shirt, period), easily.
This certainly won’t be the last time you read about Billy Reid’s denim shirt here on the blog. This rugged denim shirt is one of my favorites, and an everyday spring and summer must-have.
Billy Reid Mini-Waffle Henley — $125
A rugged henley for transitional spring layering.
In these transitional times, every guy needs one of the best men’s henleys. It helps if it’s a rugged men’s henley from your new favorite menswear designer, right?
Billy Reid 5-Pocket Pants — $178
Durable, classic and cool pants for the spring season.
Searching for some of the best men’s pants for spring? You’ve found ’em — these five-pocket pants blend the cool of jeans with the styling potential of chinos, at the office or on the road.
Billy Reid Stripe Terry Crew — $150
A classic striped crewneck you’ll find yourself wearing all the time.
Billy Reid uses some of the finest cotton around to craft this essential, casual, versatile spring sweater, the kind to wear out for weekend coffee or your next Zoom meeting.
Billy Reid Garment-Dyed Archie Jacket — $598
Your new favorite blazer for spring and summer.
You’re going to have to look sharp for that summer wedding, and what better way to do it than with one of the best blazers for men, ehh? Well-done by Billy Reid on this investment-level blazer.
Billy Reid Tech Sleeve — $375
The coolest way to carry your tech gear? Quite possibly.
See, the Billy Reid way doesn’t just apply to menswear. It also applies to handsome and well-crafted everyday accessories, like this cool-as-can-be leather tech sleeve.
Billy Reid Silk Herringbone Pocket Square — $68
The coolest pocket square to accent your summer suit? Very nearly, folks.
Remember that classic men’s blazer we talked about earlier? When the time does come to start dressing up again, this refined pocket square is an ideal accessory.
Trust me, folks. I know how hard it can be to shop a brand as well-made and well-stocked as Billy Reid, because the possibilities are endless and the menswear is iconic all the way throughout. What’s your favorite pick from Billy Reid these days? Is it the Billy Reid Bond Peacoat, or something more unexpected like a pair of the best men’s pants for spring? If you ask me, I can’t get enough of Billy Reid’s denim shirt, although it’s always a tough call. Be sure to let me know your favorites on Twitter. Happy shopping!