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Monthly archive April, 2012
Suiting Up JEREMY LIN for TIME 100 Red Carpet Gala

Suiting Up JEREMY LIN for TIME 100 Red Carpet Gala

In these past few weeks, the Black Lapel team had the honor and privilege of getting to know Jeremy Lin on a personal basis.  And of course, we also had the privilege of making him some fresh custom clothes.  But first, let us share a couple of observations: 1)  At 23, only a person as...
FIT SERIES: Fit and the Future: A Conversation on Fit with the Black Lapel Co-Founders

FIT SERIES: Fit and the Future: A Conversation on Fit with the Black Lapel Co-Founders

We previously joined the Co-Founders of Black Lapel as they discussed matters of style. This time, we follow up with them to discuss fit, Bad Fit Disease and ways to keep your image thriving. Here’s what they had to say. BL: We’re going to dive right in gentlemen. Let’s talk about proper fit and how...
SoHo

SoHo

We had some free time this past weekend and decided to meet up with stylish entrepreneur and muay thai enthusiast Alex Ma and his lady friend for a stroll through the streets of SoHo.  Along the way, we discovered one very colorful clothing shop (look at these shoes!), some excellent cappuccino, a troop of cigar...
Men of Style: Ozwald Boateng

Men of Style: Ozwald Boateng

“The idea of an ill-fitting suit is something I cannot register. If I register it once then it goes off and destroys! It starts interfering with the mainframe of my computer. It’s like dust in the lens – you grow accustomed to the dust and it starts building up.” – Ozwald Boateng If there ever was...
STYLE SERIES: PART 4: CONTINUING TO DEVELOP

STYLE SERIES: PART 4: CONTINUING TO DEVELOP

We are reaching the end of our style series yet are looking forward to the beginning of a new chapter of inspiration. One that is very much rooted in style, but takes on a different scope of influence: FIT. In the next month, we will be taking you through all of the steps and tools...