The year 2018 was great for a lot of industries, but you could make the argument that no one saw more new releases than style. From J.Crew’s Heritage collection to Outerknown’s S.E.A. Jeans, there was a lot of newness to celebrate. Which is why the list below is so long and wide-ranging. It includes everything from affordable brands like Uniqlo to high-end clothiers like Sunspel and Versace. Put another way: in 2018, there was something for everyone.
One of Our Favorite Rugged, Outdoor Lifestyle Brands Just Launched a New Collection
Synthetic down jackets, merino wool sweaters, organic jeans and more.
Western Rise Releases the Perfect City to Mountain Button Down
Built with an experimental fabric developed specifically for Western Rise.
This European Denim Brand Is Now Offering Stylish Sustainable Garments
Earth-friendly garments from Amsterdam.
This New Collection of Jeans Is Made from Deadstock ’60s Denim
American-made denim for just $95.
This West Coat Brand Just Made the Ideal Crew Neck Sweatshirt for Spring
Italian knit fabric with stretch and two zippered pockets.
These Wardrobe Essentials Are Inspired by the Man Who Created James Bond
They're made from luxurious Sea Island Cotton.
J.Crew Re-Releases the Wardrobe Staples That Made It Famous
Rugby shirts, rollneck sweaters, barn coats and more.
Your New Favorite Western Shirt Is Made from Upcycled Chambray
Fabric repurposed from recycled cotton fabric and post-consumer cotton.
These Deadstock Military Garments Are Perfect for Everyday Wear
Jackets, undershirts, socks and more.
These New American-Made Pants Are Both Comfortable and Durable
Made in L.A. from rugged cotton canvas.
A Performance Denim Shirt You’ll Actually Want to Wear
Made in America from Swiss performance denim.
One of Our Favorite Pants Ever Is 25% Off
The Evolution Pant from Western Rise is durable, pill-proof, abrasion and wrinkle-resistant, quick-drying, slightly stretchy, breathable, stain-proof and 25% off right now.
This Versatile Button-Up Shirt Is Your New Spring Essential
Cut from organic cotton and available in 10 colors.
Solid Summer Wardrobe Essentials from a New Collection
Tees, shirts, shorts and more.
This Western Shirt May Be One of the Best Pieces of Spring
The newest garments from Levi's Wellthread x Outerknown.
Be like Elon Musk. Invest in This Rare Japanese Denim Shirt.
Made from overdyed 18oz indigo selvedge Japanese denim.
These Jeans Made from Deadstock Denim Are a Killer Value
Made from deadstock denim from the late '60s.
Your New Summer Wardrobe Starts With These Affordable Essentials
Packable windbreakers, seersucker bombers, linen shirts and more.
With These Pants, You’ll Always Travel in Comfort
The days of dressing up in one's Sunday best for a trip through the airport are over, but sweatpants and pajama bottoms are inadmissible travel attire.
These May Be the Best Summer Shorts
Cut from a hemp-organic cotton blend.
These Merino Base Layers Are Your New Travel Essentials
Socks, boxers and a tee.
Uniqlo Gave My Favorite Bargain T-Shirt the Best Upgrade
Uniqlo's Supima t-shirt finally gets a pocket and it'll only cost you $15.
These Selvedge Denim Jeans Are the Pants of the Future
A jean made specifically to protect your information and your smart device.
This Skiwear Brand Just Made the Perfect Travel Apparel for Summer
Featuring breathable and quick-drying materials.
The Material on These Jeans Is Perfect for Summer Heat
Cut from a lightweight cotton-linen blend.
You Can Now Wear the Same Swim Trunks as Kelly Slater
Four-way stretch, PFOA-free water-repellent recycled-polyester fabric, bonded seams and more.
Amazon Finally Launches Prime Wardrobe, Its New Try-Before-You-Buy Style Service
This might be the easiest and lowest-risk way of shopping for clothes online.
This Is the Only Way to Get Snow Peak’s New Japan-Only Collection
Snow Peak just released a new collection of outdoor lifestyle apparel but it's only available to Japanese consumers. With this trick though, you can get your hands on it.
You’re Not A Real James Bond Fan Without These Swim Trunks
These new swim shorts from Orlebar Brown are wild, stylish and very, very limited in quantity — perfect for the guy who knows we only live once.
LeBron James Is Now a Los Angeles Laker, and You Can Already Get a Jersey
In case you missed it, the best basketball player alive is now a member of the most famous basketball team of all time. And jerseys are already selling out.
These New Boardshorts Bring Heritage Design to 2018
Made from heavy Japanese nylon.
A Classic Surf Brand Dips Into the Archives for the Perfect Summer Shorts
Available in four different colors.
What Exactly Goes into a $275 T-Shirt?
The Runflat Merino tee has a virtually seamless interior.
These Jeans Are Like Khakis for Guys Who Only Wear Denim
Made from 11-ounce garment-dyed denim.
J.Crew’s New Tech Shorts Are the Best-Looking Pair on the Market
Made from an environmentally friendly fabric, these shorts stretch to move with you and wick away moisture.
History Buffs Are Going to Love this Stylish New Collaboration
Rowing Blazers and British interior wunderkind Luke Edward Hall teamed up for a collaboration that celebrates the classical world.
Levi’s Latest Collaboration Blends Vintage Americana with Streetwear
A seven-piece capsule with everything from jeans to caps.
My Absolute Favorite Rugged Pants (That Aren’t Jeans) Are Back in Stock With New Colors
I tend to bring them up as often as, say, a watch enthusiast might recall his inherited Rolex, or a proud father might discuss his favorite child.
Your New Favorite Tee Is Sewn in LA
Three styles and 15 colors.
Patagonia’s Best New Products Aren’t for Climbing Mountains
This fall Patagonia is expanding its workwear collection with new denim products that are more rugged than your Wranglers.
Filson Takes a Shot at Carhartt with an Affordable New Workwear Line
This exciting move from Filson demonstrates that the made-in-America premium brand hasn't forgotten about its hard-working roots.
J.Crew’s Well-Priced New Suit Is Perfect for Guys Who Don’t Like Suits
No lining and a more generous fit makes for a really great suit.
It Just Got Easier to Buy One of Italy’s Most Stylish Brands
Great news for guys who have the money to drop on Versace's luxurious wares.
These Trippy Tees Are Made from Organic Cotton
Available in five colors.
Just like that, 2018 has come and gone. Take a look back at the best of what the past 365 days had to offer in This Year in Gear