We're already halfway through the year and it's easy to see which men's brands are closest to the finish line. There are hundreds of young and old designers, brands, and retailers, so it makes the competition that much stiffer. Contenders and winners can change at any given moment, considering there are both fall/winter and spring/summer collections to review. See who is in the running and who takes the gold in The 25 Best Men's Style Brands of 2012 (So Far). 

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