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Made To Measure Suiting: Black Lapel Pt. I

A few weeks back I was contacted by the gents at Black Lapel (see above pic, Derek and Warren are two of the three founders), one of the many new start ups in the made to measure market (see also Indochino, My.Suit and Alton Lane).  I had never heard of the company, I soon found out the reason was that it was only started in February.  Which could be good or bad.  I took a look at the site and did some poking around on forums and social media outlets which led to minimal results.  My interest was peaked.

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Effortless Gent’s Review of the Navy Plaid Custom Suit

MTM Showdown: Unboxing the Black Lapel Suit

If you’ve been in the market for a new suit at least once in the past few years, you probably know your options: Fully custom (or bespoke), made-to-measure, or “off the rack”.

Even if bespoke suiting is out of your price range at the moment, made-to-measure is a good alternative, especially when you consider the number of options currently out there, with most MTM suits similar in pricing to their off-the-rack counterparts.

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Modern Fellow’s Review of the Charcoal Herringbone Custom Suit

Review: The Black Lapel Custom Suit

Black Lapel suit jacketOne of earlier and more refined entrants in a now crowded field of digital custom suiting, Black Lapel has tailored clothing for men across more than sixty countries. This review of the company’s charcoal herringbone tailored fit suit is based on Modern Fellows’ experience with the company over the past several months.

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