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

QUE Barbeque Cologne: Designed by the pitmasters at Pork Barrel BBQ and a team of fine perfumists, this just-released scent will have you emitting "an intoxicating bouquet of spices, smoke, and meat...more

Jack Spade: This just-opened Wisconsin Ave two-leveler -- decorated with literary classics and all manner of knick-knackery -- stocks a fall lineup of jackets made with waxed cotton from Halley Stevensons...more

Streets of Georgetown: The second iteration of this high-end men’s store (from the group that owns Hickey Freeman, Coppley, and Hart Schaffner Marx) is a rustic bi-leveler decorated with an entire wall of antlers from an NC flea market...more

Money Clip Knife: The "Creditor" (winner of a Most Innovative Knife Design award!) combines a stainless steel money clip with a fold-up titanium-handled blade which compacts to the size of a business card...more

Alton Lane: A bespoke suit shop in Dupont (outfitted with a full bar, leather sofas, fur rugs & antler chandeliers) that will synthesize a perfect fit by creating your "personal body avatar" via a TSA-like 3D body scanner...more