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Boston Magazine | Best of Boston

Posted: June 24, 2018

‘Best Men’s Clothing High-End‘ Award Best of Boston from Boston Magazine Gary Drinkwater’s 1,200-square-foot boutique packs in a trove of sartorial treasures—luxury suits by Samuelsohn, classic knitwear from Alan Paine, contemporary styles from the Japanese designers behind Engineered Garments. The service is of the same impeccable quality: Alterations from a master tailor are included, and private […]

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Scout Cambridge | Shopping

Posted: September 27, 2017

Honored Winner: Men’s Clothing Scout Cambridge Magazine MEN’S CLOTHING: Drinkwater’s If you agree that “trendy never lasts,” then Gary Drinkwater’s eponymous shop—with its high-end fabric, custom shirts, gorgeous suits and personalized care—is tailor-made (sorry) for you. No one leaves this Porter Square store looking less than perfect.                  

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GQ: The Insider’s Guide to the Best Tailors in America

Posted: April 24, 2017

Where to go—and what to ask for—to dial in everything from a new suit to your favorite pair of jeans, with expert advice from our favorite menswear stores across the country. The three hardest things to find in one’s lifetime are as follows: An apartment you can afford that’s not a hellbox, a job you […]

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Scout Cambridge: A Stitch in Time

Posted: February 9, 2017 Gary Drinkwater got his start in 1978 at the world-famous Louis Boston, a menswear institution that recently closed after 85 years. He interviewed for a visual merchandising position, but when that had already been filled, he moved over to sales. It was there that he learned how to be not just a salesman but a [...] Continue Reading

Boston Magazine | Best of Boston

Posted: July 24, 2016

‘Best Men’s Clothing Occasion‘ Award Best of Boston from Boston Magazine Chinos have their charm, but when the occasion calls for something dignified, Dapper Dans make a beeline to Drinkwater’s. Owner Gary Drinkwater, formerly of Louis Boston and Stonestreets, presides over a small but expertly curated collection of modern classics: made-to-measure suits from Samuelsohn, custom button-downs from […]

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Engineered Garments Editorial for Drinkwater’s on Metropolitan Society

Posted: April 29, 2015

Metropolitan Society is an online lifestyle magazine dedicated to art, design, fashion, architecture, food, and other creative endeavors. Our latest collaboration with Metropolitan Society’s Creative Director, Stephen Hopkins features Engineered Garment once again. This editorial took place at beach just a few miles outside of Boston—Revere Beach. It was the first public beach in the U.S. and its strip of […]

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Universal Works Editorial for Drinkwater’s on Metropolitan Society

Posted: December 26, 2014 Metropolitan Society is an online lifestyle magazine dedicated to art, design, fashion, architecture, food, and other creative endeavors. Our latest collaboration with Metropolitan Society's Creative Director, Stephen Hopkins features Universal Works. Universal Works aims to mix the great British clothing heritage with a modern, more international feel. The ideas come from a humble blue-collar background but one that knows how [...] View Gallery

Engineered Garments Editorial for Drinkwater’s on Metropolitan Society

Posted: October 30, 2014 Metropolitan Society is an online lifestyle magazine dedicated to art, design, fashion,architecture, food, and other creative endeavors. This well-received collaboration between Drinkwater's and Metropolitan Society's Creative Director, Stephen Hopkins displays the functionality of the Engineered Garments brand, as well as the versatility of each piece. The title, Botanica, was inspired by  Engineered Garments' homegrown process of designing and making these [...] View Gallery

Hertling Trousers | Factory Tour

Posted: June 28, 2014 We are privileged to be able to call Julie Hertling a friend. Julie, is a true gentleman, who has been able to stay relevant in this very trendy and fickle industry by steadfastly delivering meticulously hand-tailored trousers—using turn-of-the-century craftsmanship in Brooklyn, NY. In his words: “I don’t know. I like what I’m doing, and if I’m not doing [...] View Gallery

Improper Bostonian | No Trespassing

Posted: January 21, 2014

Featuring clothing and accessories by Drinkwater’s Producer: Lydia Santangelo Photo Credit: Joel Benjamin Wardrobe Stylist: Jeff Lahens of DressCode Boston http://www.improper.com/features/no-trespassing/  

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