All tagged chino

Custom Pants Online From Woodies — A Review

We have reviewed custom shirts from Woodies before in the past. Our conclusion? Solid fabrics, solid construction and quality, but a lackluster website and not a super flexible pattern leading to difficulty in truly nailing down a perfect fit. Overall, then, solid, but not if you’re super picky about fit. This winter, though, they released flannel-lined chinos. These are something I have wanted for some time, but usually are not available in a fit that I want…

Banana Republic Pants Haul & Roundup Review

If you read this site, you know that we have been pretty down on Banana Republic (and many other similar companies!) for their utter lack of consistency in fit across their product line. This is why we’ve been trying to do more of these roundup/haul style posts in which we order a bunch of items from one brand, and compare them to each other…

Worth It?: Are The UNIS Gio Chinos Worth Your $200?

Welcome to a new series here on The Peak Lapel where we review some high end items — articles of clothing or accessories that cost quite a bit more than your average equivalent from your typical big box retailers like J Crew or Banana Republic — and then as the simple question: Is it worth the extra money? Because, when it comes to style and clothing, value is really the key question...

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...