Known for Old-school workwear, including sturdy outerwear and selvage denim, plus American heritage brands like Filson
The vibe Man-cavey, decorated with flannel, tweed, and canvas offerings
Ask for The owner, Luis (see sidebar at left), who can tell you the provenance of that 1960s Pendleton jacket
Good to know The stock is about 30 percent true vintage; the rest is high-end resale and new brands like Acne, A.P.C., and All Saints.
1080 Brady Avenue, thetoughboot.com
This article originally appeared in our September 2015 issue.