WellBuiltStyle: A Conversation with The Peak Lapel

Welcome to a new interview series we’re starting here on The Peak Lapel in which we chat with some of your favorite online men’s style personalities. It’s our hope that you can learn from these people in ways that can help improve your own style, routines, image, life, and productivity. We hope you find these conversations as interesting as we do!...

WatchGang Review 5.0: Heritor Automatic & Final Assessment

We’ve spent quite a bit of time now reviewing WatchGang. (If you’d like to know more about what exactly the service is, and how it all works, read those earlier review.) Overall, we cannot say that we have been so deeply impressed. Some of the watches were mediocre and our feelings towards them were somewhat ambivalent. Other watches were downright awful...

Review of Proper Cloth Custom Dress Shirts

There are a couple major players in the online made-to-measure/custom shirt arena. One of the biggest is Proper Cloth. The other day we took a look at Deo Veritas, another great online custom shirt company, and we discussed things like customization options, how the fitting process went, and the final quality of the shirt’s construction and fabric...

Review: The Spier & Mackay Peacoat

A peacoat should be a staple of any man’s colder weather wardrobe. It can be worn both formally, and more casually. They look great, and rugged, and are always a good outerwear option. Earlier this season we pit Banana Republic’s peacoat against J Crew’s in an attempt to find the better of the two...

Spier & Mackay Slim Fit Dress Shirt Review

There are lots of shirt companies out there, all offering their unique strengths and weaknesses. Still, if you’re a guy looking for a well-made, quality dress shirt, in a nice slim fit, and some nice, substantial collar options (not the tiny skimpy ones that seem so trendy nowadays), there are fewer options than you might think — especially if you don’t want to break the bank...

Zara Haul Try-On & Review

I have been a Zara hater for a very long time. My general qualm with Zara has always been that their prices are completely unjustifiable. For the price you spend at Zara, I always argued that you could do just as well at a better price between Uniqlo (for basics), H&M, J. Crew Factory, Banana, GAP and (now) Primark...