Purchase a piece of clothing from TOMBOY Design and you’ll treasure the garment thanks to local design and fabrics milled in the U.S. The TOMBOY collection is available at Threshing Bee and Halls Kansas City. Or, you can contact TOMBOY creator Laura McGrew for a custom-made gown. If you crave the glamour, polish and style of decades past, don’t miss a trip to The Paolini Garment Company. The luxury custom clothier features suits, sport coats, trousers, shirts and more, all thoughtfully designed and impeccably tailored. HADLEY is a fashion boutique focused on delivering “heirloom garments” directly to customers through annual collections. Browse a selection of international independent designers at Anaphora, a sleek, perfectly curated space that’s a delight to explore. Peggy Noland’s storefront is a must-see, an eye-catching installation that exaggerates current cultural trends. Inside, shop Peggy’s “content-driven clothing,” fans of which include Lady Gaga and Rihanna.
Enduring style is the focus at Houndstooth, a men’s shop in downtown KC’s River Market neighborhood that features suits (both ready-to-wear and custom), sportcoats and casual wear. Find perfectly fitted jeans at Baldwin, the creation of KC designer Matt Baldwin, which features American-made premium denim designed in town. While you’re there, pick up the boutique’s signature KC Hat, patterned after 1950s baseball caps.