Suits
How to Chill Out Your Suits For Summer

How to Chill Out Your Suits For Summer

This story was originally published in the summer of 2013, but the ideas herein still make sense one year on. So we’re bringing it back, just in time for summer to heat up. The ladies have it good. When the temperatures go up it’s perfectly acceptable for them to wear tank top dresses to work...
5 Essentials of the Accidental Minimalist

5 Essentials of the Accidental Minimalist

Check out our foolproof guide to dressing up (even if you rarely get dressed up).
How To Wear Windowpane Patterns

How To Wear Windowpane Patterns

Windowpanes might just be the perfect pattern. They flatter like none other and are easy to match. So why aren't you wearing one?
How to Nail Your Interview Look

How to Nail Your Interview Look

If there’s one question we get around Black Lapel a lot, it’s “What are the best suits for men to wear for a job interview?” In the past we showed you how to play it safe with a charcoal suit. We stand by that advice for guys interviewing for jobs where doing things “by the...
Suit Separates - Breaking Up Is Not So Hard To Do

Suit Separates – Breaking Up Is Not So Hard To Do

Have you always wanted to break up your suit jackets and pants but were afraid to try it? Fear no more. We'll show you how to break things up stylishly.
Adding Color to a Wintry Mix

Adding Color to a Wintry Mix

In the dead of winter you may reach for your dark gray suits, but you don't have to leave the bold colors in the closet. We'll show you how to liven up your look with three of the sharpest colors of the season.
Suit Up For Winter

Suit Up For Winter

Bundling up shouldn’t mean burying your sense of style. Check out these four new suits that will have you looking cool and staying warm all winter long.
Three Ways to Layer Up Your Suits for Fall

Three Ways to Layer Up Your Suits for Fall

Did you feel that breeze today? That was no summer wind, friends, that was the crisp air of fall making it’s way to a street near you (that is, for you Northern Hemisphere guys). Fall means changing colors, changing temps and changing your wardrobe…a little. Fall presents a unique sartorial challenge. The temperatures will start...
The Power of Pinstripe Suits

The Power of Pinstripe Suits

Pinstripes may be the oldest form of suited swagger in a man’s wardrobe. Originally inspired by the ledger lines of money men from counting houses, these vertical stripes were always considered a bold statement of corporate power and affluence. But the days of the traditionally thick, widely spaced pinstripes that old school “fat cats” wore...