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Mens' Fashion on the Jersey Shore

Where Elegance Meets Surf—for Hip & Sophisticated Style

The Jersey Shore has long been synonymous with sandy beaches, summer vibes and a distinctive sense of style that seamlessly blends elegance with laid-back surf culture. This unique fusion has given rise to a diverse array of fashion options for men seeking to make a statement while embracing the coastal lifestyle. Whether you're strolling the boardwalk or catching waves, two standout clothiers will have you covered from tailored sophistication to effortless surf style this Fall.

Custom Suits by Michael Duru Clothiers

When it comes to formal occasions and refined gatherings, men on the Jersey Shore turn to Michael Duru, a renowned clothier specializing in crafting bespoke suits that exude class and confidence. Nestled in the heart of Monmouth County, Michael Duru offers a personalized experience that ensures each suit is a perfect fit, both in terms of measurements and style.

Expert tailors have been groomed from an apprenticeship to become masters of their trade. They meticulously guide clients through a plethora of fabric choices, lapel styles and detailing options. Whether it's a classic black tuxedo for a seaside wedding or a stylish ensemble for a charity gala, Duru’s commitment to quality craftsmanship guarantees a head-turning look that captures the essence of the Jersey Shore's sophisticated charm.

Surf-Style Attire by Style Rocket Clothing

While formal occasions call for refinement, the Jersey Shore's vibrant surf culture also demands fashion that effortlessly mirrors the carefree spirit of the waves. Style Rocket, a local favorite on the legendary Asbury Park boardwalk, is the go-to destination for men seeking to embrace the beachy vibes through their wardrobes. From board shorts and graphic tees to relaxed button-ups, Style Rocket offers an array of pieces that capture the essence of the surf lifestyle.

With designs that celebrate the sun, sand and sea, Style Rocket combines comfort and style in a way that resonates with both locals and visitors. Whether you're a seasoned surfer or just looking to embody the beachy aesthetic, their collection perfectly encapsulates the relaxed yet trendy vibe that defines the Jersey Shore's casual fashion scene.

1. Touch of Tiki

Style Rocket Clothing, with two locations in Asbury Park (on the Boardwalk at 800 Ocean Avenue and at 600 Cookman Place) offers casually chic clothing, accessories and everything you'd need for a day or night at the beach. Stock up on hip T-shirts, shorts, pants, flannels, over shirts, sweatshirts and more—all with a cool beach vibe.

2. Surfside Sophistication

Here's another smart look from Style Rocket Clothing. This classic Cuban-cut vacation-stripe shirt by Rhythm is a year-round staple—spun in a breathable linen blend and featuring a yarn dye stripe and rhythm trims. It's been washed for a vintage feel, and pairs nicely with a comfortable pair of khakis. 

3. Made to Measure

Nothing looks better—or makes you feel as good—as a custom suit or tuxedo made to your exact specifications. Let the expert tailors at Michael Duru Clothiers in Shrewsbury dress you in style. They offer expertise and convenience, along with more than 7,000 swatches to choose from the best mills around the globe, resulting in a custom-tailored suit that's 100% you. In addition to their great selection of made-to-measure options, they also offer off-the-rack options from iconic brands.

4. Dapper Duru

Build your wardrobe from the bottom up to fit your personal style and lifestyle—all with an eye on today's top looks. In addition to bespoke suits, Michael Duru Clothiers also offers the highest quality fabrics from top Italian and German brands that are guaranteed to give you functionality, durability and comfort. But most of all, they'll make you look so stylish! Here, gorgeous wool plaid pants are paired with a fun floral shirt, sophisticated vest and smart leather boots to complete the look.