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Monthly archive February, 2012
Style Series Part 1: Knowing Yourself

Style Series Part 1: Knowing Yourself

You are a collection of great things both inside and out; however, what the world sees first is the external. Therefore, it’s important to curate the image you project. We say curate because it’s never about masking who you are, but rather about accentuating who you are via your style of dress, your grooming practices,...

An Homage to Formal Wear

We can thank the original dandy, Mr. Beau Brummell, for introducing the modern Western man to the importance of well-fitted and understated formal wear. Mr. Brummell’s contemporaries, the English aristocrats of the early 19th century, seemed to be fitted towards mobility, and thus their attire needed to be more practical. A trailblazing pioneer, Mr. Brummell...
Starting Your Sartorial Journey : A Conversation on Style w/ Warren Liao and Derek Tian

Starting Your Sartorial Journey : A Conversation on Style w/ Warren Liao and Derek Tian

              Black Lapel was built on the principle that all men, regardless of size, shape and color should have the ability to be their sartorial best on a daily basis.  So we asked two of the founders of Black Lapel, Warren Liao and Derek Tian to discuss their own...
Welcome to the Black Lapel Style Blog!

Welcome to the Black Lapel Style Blog!

Black Lapel is a lifestyle defined by the notion that men can be their best by looking their best everyday.  To us, wearing a sharply tailored suit or putting together an inspiring outfit is more than simply being well-dressed, it is an opportunity to express yourself confidently to the world.  Our underlying mission is quite...