Review: The Insanely Comfortable Bonobos Tech 5-Pocket Pant

Being uncomfortable is a thing of the past, it seems. However, while many men take this to mean it’s fine to stroll about in sweat shorts and a tank top, classier folk know that such outfits should be reserved for the gym. Still, there is no need to be anything other than absolutely comfortable, as the new wave of “tech wear” allows for what appears to, say, a standard chino to actually be a super comfortable, stretchy, moisture wicking, lightweight material pant that is probably more comfortable and cooler than your favorite sweats.

In Review: Dan Henry Watches — The 1970 Automatic Diver

A good, everyday watch should be something that every guy has. While some men tend to prefer larger watch collections, others are happier with more modest, and minimal collections. Whichever the case, though, having at least one, very solid, everyday watch is a must. No outfit is truly complete without something on your wrist. Plus, the wristwatch is the one area that men truly get to express themselves with accessories…

Review: The Bonobos Travel Jeans (with Fit Measurements)

Recently, we’ve been taking a look at some of the best “tech-wear” pants/bottoms here on the site. We have a lot more on the way, too. Now, though, we’re taking a look at one of the most beloved and well-known (and amongst the first) in the “stretchy pants” arena. They are the Bonobos Travel Jeans ($128), bringing the best of denim and jeans together with the best of stretch fabrics…

The Five Rules for Spring Cleaning Your Closet

It’s that time of year, my friends. That time of year when your closet needs a good combing-through. But, don’t look at this as too daunting or un-fun a task — instead, focus on the outcome! A great closet is a real sense of joy and even pride. It will help you get dressed faster each morning, look better each day, and save you a lot of time while doing all that, too…

Review: Jack Erwin Suede Parker Driving Loafer

If you don’t already have a pair of driving loafers in your shoe collection, you’re missing out. And the coming warmer months are a perfect time to get into these amazing shoes. They are perfect to balance between looking a bit more dressed up than people around you, without being to dressed up at the same time...

A Thorough Walk-Through Of Banana Republic’s Entire Polo Lineup

Spring and summer time is also polo time. It’s not quite as dressed up as a full-on button down shirt, nor as casual or laid back as a t-shirt. Perfect for BBQ’s, sports games, or just hanging out, every guy needs a solid polo collection. It is, perhaps, the greatest way to look just a bit more put together while still staying cool and comfortable in the coming warmer months...

Review: SuitSupply’s New Light Grey Raincoat

The coming warmer months demand the perfect outerwear. Vests are a great option for those not-quite-cold but not-quite-hot days. But, for when it rains outside, every guy needs the perfect raincoat. While a waterproof parka or down jacket might work great for downpours during the winter, a lighter, more versatile raincoat is also a necessary piece in anyone’s outerwear collection for the warmer months of the year...

Review: The New Extra Slim Fit Stretch Chino and More from Charles Tyrwhitt

Charles Tyrwhitt continues to expand their offerings. While they won the hearts of many well-dressed guys with their shirts (and their many fits), Charles Tyrwhitt has been adding to their store things like great outerwear options, suits, pants, chinos, casual shirts, polos — you name it, they offer it. For a while, though, their offering outside of their shirts did not get much attention, and many were not cut well, nor were they made out of attractive or modern fabrics...

Review: The Tie Bar’s New Trim Fit Dress Pants

It comes as no shock to us here at The Peak Lapel every time The Tie Bar releases a new line of menswear. While they started with ties — and gained immense and well deserved popularity by selling solid quality ties at the very reasonable price of $15-$20 — they have been slowly building out their menswear empire first by offering dress shirts, and now, the latest, by offering dress pants at $75...

 

Your Guide To The Best Affordable Grenadine Tie

The grenadine tie is a staple of any classy man’s wardrobe. It was the tie of choice for Sean Connery’s James Bond, and adds texture, richness, depth, and just plain class to any outfit. What exactly is grenadine, you ask? Well, it is a special silk weave that produces an incredible and unique texture. They are often made in subdued, solid colors, so as to let the weave and pattern speak for itself...