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Anatomy of a Collection - Fall 2015 Suits

Anatomy of a Collection – Fall 2015 Suits

Introducing the new collection of fall suits: our reinterpretation of the classics with matured tones and subtle textures. See here how we arrived at each new addition.
How to Lighten Up a Dark Suit

How to Lighten Up a Dark Suit

We take one dark suit and break it up into three summer-appropriate getups using the Spring/Summer collection of accessories from Armstrong & Wilson.
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?
Triple Crown Style

Triple Crown Style

Even if you've never watched a horse race, let the spirit of the Triple Crown (starting with the most famous race of them all, the Kentucky Derby) inspire you to raise your weekend style this spring.
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...
Partial Inner Lining

Partial Inner Lining

Q: You mentioned “partial linings” in your recent post, How to Chill Out Your Summer Suit. What is it exactly and how is different from your normal inner lining? – Rick T. A:  A normal suit has a layer of interior lining material throughout almost the entire inside of the suit jacket (Black Lapel suits...
Bench the Navy Blue?

Bench the Navy Blue?

Q: “In your latest post, you guys talked about benching the navy blue suit in favor of some brighter summer colors. My navy blue suit is the most versatile suit in my closet, why would I set it aside for the whole summer?” – Kevin L.   A: Of course, you should still keep your Navy Blue...