Monthly archive July, 2012
Super Numbers

Super Numbers

Q: What is all this fuss about Super numbers? I see some suit makers touting Supers like karats of a diamond. Do higher super numbers actually make my suits more “super”? I’m looking for a everyday practical suit that can take a little beating while simultaneously being comfortable. What Super number should I be aiming for? –...
How to Dress for a Wedding - A Guide to Wedding Attire for Men

How to Dress for a Wedding – A Guide to Wedding Attire for Men

When it comes to wedding attire for men, the choices are endless. Black tie? Black Tie Optional?Semi-formal? Be ready, no matter what the invite says.
How to Dress for a Wedding

How to Dress for a Wedding

When it comes to wedding attire for men, the choices are endless. Black tie? Semi-formal? Casual beach wedding? Be ready, no matter what the invite says.
The Anatomy of a Slim Fit Suit

The Anatomy of a Slim Fit Suit

Q: I have an average build and want a Slim Fit suit but I’m unsure of how they are supposed to look or feel. I do like the look of the suits on your models but is one of your Black Lapel Slim Fit suits right for me? – Jonathan S. A: (See the diagram...
Going Sockless - 6 Ways to Avoid the Stink

Going Sockless – 6 Ways to Avoid the Stink

We’ve already introduced some classic sockless pairings in a Pinterest board as a way of staying cool while looking effortlessly stylish. Now we’ll teach you how to execute these looks while avoiding all the common downsides of going sockless including sweaty feet, odor and ruined shoes.  Unless you’re one of the genetically chosen ones who...
Black Lapel Wants You...

Black Lapel Wants You…

To celebrate the spirit of Independence Day and liberate yourself from your gently worn suits by donating them to a worthy cause like the Salvation Army, Career Gear and Year Up. To reward your generosity toward your fellow man, email us a receipt of your suit donation during the month of July and we’ll send...