So I've read conflicting reports on which lapel type on a tux looks "better" for someone with broad shoulders. I'm 30 years old, and ~5'7" and 175lbs, as a result of years of regular weightlifting/bodybuilding. I wear size 42S but with a 32 waist, so it's definitely a tapered V-torso look. I'm in the planning portions of figuring out what kind of tux I'm gonna buy for my wedding (in ~10 months), and understand the general rules of tuxes (peak or shawl, one button, no pocket flaps, no vent [although some people do double vent, I know], etc).
I think that I prefer the shawl lapel look the best; however, I don't want to end up looking silly with a lapel that's too narrow relative to my shoulder width. I've read that a shawl lapel is "slimming" and that a peak lapel helps establish more of a "V" shape to the wearer . . . I'm not sure I really need either of those effects, but I don't want to pick something that turns any positives in my physique into liabilities.
Here are a few pics of me just in a t-shirt and then with an old suit jacket to get an idea (ignore the jacket's fit and poor tailoring, it's old and I've bulked up a bit since I bought it...and ignore the dirty mirror):