What is the Future of Manufacturing in America? Perspective from Brooks Brothers’ CEO

Claudio del Vecchio speaks at FITWhat is the role of American manufacturing in modern men’s fashion? The answer depends less on individuals discovering a new sense of patriotic consumerism and more on the ability of American workers and factories to compete globally.  Claudio del Vecchio, chairman and chief executive officer of the Brooks Brothers Group, provided a window into the current state of American manufacturing

Black Lapel Founder Warren Liao on risk-taking, leaving Wall Street, and the future of profesional menswear

Modern Fellows spoke with Warren Liao, one of the founders of online custom tailoring destination Black Lapel, who recently returned from a business trip to Asia.  Below is a lightly-edited transcript of our conversation, in which Warren discusses how Black Lapel began, his inspiration for starting a business, and what the future holds for his company and menswear more generally.

Modern Fellows Officially Launches

After several months of beta-testing, Modern Fellows officially launches this week. Dedicated to professional men’s style, the new website focuses on the entrepreneurs behind the current renaissance in tailored clothing.