The business casual blazer look may be the most misunderstood outfit in menswear. Here are six great ways to wear a blazer to just about any office.
For most men, suits are either blue or gray. So if you have trouble deciding what shirt to wear, we’re out to show you how simple it can be when you narrow your choices down to just two colors.
Dressing for a dinner date is tough. You don't want to go over the top and look out of place, but dress too casual and you'll look inappropriate too. We share our dos and don’ts for dinner date looks that cover everything from fine dining to hitting up your go-to diner.
It’s that time of year again here at Black Lapel—time to pick a winner.
Over 50% of Americans plan to buy clothing and accessories as Christmas presents. Are you ready for the new additions to your closet?
To make a luxury suit, start with high end wool. If you're looking for high end wool, start with Vitale Barberis Canonico in Biella, Italy. Here's why.
Maybe you've seen them in pictures from Pitti Uomo and thought, "Cool, but can I pull that off?" Here's how to wear double-breasted suits like a street style icon.
There are millions of ways to propose, but if you’re considering when to propose, allow us to make the case for New Year’s Eve.
We've got you covered with great advice on how to dress, drink and behave like a gentleman this holiday party season.
When you hear Oxford shirt, you might think of the classic button-down shirts that are staples of the preppy wardrobe. But there’s a lesser-known Oxford shirt that's changing things. Enter The Imperial Oxford.
Say “James Bond” and people start picturing a badass in a tuxedo. How has this one fictional character become such an icon of black tie? He knows how to wear a tux. We’ll break down his keys to black tie style.
Traditionally, men's suits came from their local tailor who created a garment just for them. The dawn of ready-made men's suits destroyed this tradition. Read how made-to-measure suit brands have been able to create custom suits in the tradition of the tailors of yesteryear.
If you’re a man, your haircut is one of the best weapons in your arsenal for looking good. Don’t leave something so important to your looks up to just anyone. We talked shop with one of the leading stylists in the field, Jeff Yabut.
If you’re covering up your flawlessly fitting suit with outerwear that might be mistaken for a Snuggie, you’re doing it wrong. Here's how to get it right.
The plaid suit has gotten a bad rap. But flip through the pages of GQ or Esquire and you’ll find that, today, men are helping the plaid suit shed the negative connotations by wearing plaid suits with style. Here are three foolproof ways to make sure your plaid suit doesn’t look played out.
We took all of our favorite elements of men’s fall fashion and pared them down to the 5 essentials you’ll need to make 2015 your most stylish fall yet.
We go through more than just fashion trends here at Black Lapel. See our favorite tech trends and apps for men that help us lead more productive, interesting, and gentlemanly lifestyles.
This fall we were inspired to create a simple set of Unsuits that get the job done. Out of restraint comes creativity, so we held ourselves to one color and played up the tonal element with a straightforward, yet sleek pair of Unsuits.
A brilliantly styled outfit doesn't come together without first a great looking (and flawlessly fitting) dress shirt. To prove this point, we’re breaking down the 6 men’s dress shirts that weaved their way into the new collection.
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 well a man combines his suits and shoes is a true marker of style. See interesting and safe suit and shoe combinations in this guide on how to match your suits with your shoes.
In other words, a foolproof guide on how to be the best dressed man at your wedding.
Everybody thinks tall men have it easy in life. Short dudes be hatin’ (register your complaints down in the comments section below) Average dudes be frontin’ (Uh, yeah, I’m 5’10”). But you, Mr. Tall Man, you know that being above average height comes with its own unique set of complications and a fair share of...
Even during the dog days of summer, you can pull off your dark interview suit without looking like you stopped for a pickup game of basketball on the way to the interview. Here are 5 hot weather interview tips that every man ought to know.
Work happy hour can cause social anxiety. Here's a guide to happy hour with your co-workers to help you navigate that trickiest of situations with style.
Master summer grooming by staying up to date with grooming habits and in season with grooming products. Featuring Tony Sosnick of Anthony skin care for men.
Wondering how to pack a suit in a suitcase without it coming out like crumpled paper? We'll show you how to keep it looking just as crisp as it did at home.
A 4th of July three day weekend is a great opportunity to show off your mastery of the quintessential American art of chilling. Here's how.
Getting through the work week might be hard, but dressing well through it shouldn’t be.