It was a very good year... for looking good as hell.

Green Street Vault: This first-in-the-Hub wheeled boutique channels the ingenuity of a food truck (or, maybe just a truck truck) into selling high-end kicks and apparel...more

Limited Edition T-hrillists: LET is a first-of-its-kind collab between Frank Stallone's favorite e-newsletter (you're reading it!), and three of the Hub's top tee designers...more

Roots United: A bright catalog of Boston-/ Latin-inspired tees, Roots was launched by a Dominican/JP local who started designing/peddling shirts as a teenager, and whose "passion and drive comes from a love of cultures"...more

Declaration Tees: From a couple of history buffs/former-roommates at Stonehill, Declaration's a draped-in-Old-Glory line of historically inspired tees that depicts classic Revolutionary War-era imagery...more

Ball & Buck: The patriotic vision of a recent Babson grad born (alarmingly!) with "red, white, and blue running through his veins", B&B's a rugged, hunting-inspired men's clothier/North End boutique...more