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Photo courtesy of Franklin Road Apparel Company


Buying the perfect gift for the man in your life is rarely an easy task. Buying t-shirts, tool kits and socks gets boring year after year.

However, there are places that will make this shopping season a bit more fun. At Franklin Road Apparel Company, the one and only menswear store in Downtown Franklin, even the standard t-shirt, flannel or sock is fun to shop for. They have a wide selection of items ranging from jackets and flannels to socks and watches.

Below, the Home Page has put together a list of items that are easy to pick up and gift to the special guy you love.


There is no shortage of jackets at Franklin Road Apparel. There are numerous color options designs and styles.

Top picks:

Normal Brand Upland Town Brown Jacket ($175)

Save the Duck Faux Shearling Hoodie Jacket ($228)


When all else fails, buy your man a flannel. They are fashionable, classic and most importantly, easy to size. Holiday shopping is hard enough without having to worry about the exact fit of a shirt or pair of pants.

Top pick:

Kato KT Slim French LS Vintage Plaid ($178)


The store designs for the casual day off, the nighttime event and everything in between. Shoes are a personal gift that shows you know your man’s style, or you’re willing to help him find it! Top pick:

Red Wing Weekender Chukka in Copper ($230)


For the man who enjoys a good trinket, Franklin Road Apparel has the best selection.

Top picks:

Normal Brand Top Side Backpack ($199)

Nixon watch ($200)

Happy Socks- Beatles ($14)

Red Wing Leather Bound Journal ($125)

Katin Men’s Hats ($30)

Triumph & Disaster On The Road Travel Kit ($50)

“It is a store for the guy that really knows what he wants… that wants to look a little different, unique,” Thwaits said in a video on his website. “I really wanted to have one place where you’d get everything that you needed from a mens store.”

Franklin Road Apparel Company is always aiming to bring unique, trend-setting clothing and accessories to its customers, especially during the holiday season.

They are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. They are located at 508 W. Main St, Suite A in Downtown Franklin. For more information, call (615) 540-5198 or visit their website.

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