The other day, I overheard a woman say the most interesting thing, “I think the black men style is the best.” Being that she was not of the black race, the comment was really surprising to hear and completely true, in my humble opinion. I will admit that my perspective is not objective (I am married to a wonderful fashion conscience man), but we all know that black men style has been recognized and copied for decades because it is so innovative and just plain old cool. So if you’re also interested in black men style, here are male bloggers on Instagram sharing their personal style, their inspirations, and the proving the fact that black men can DRESS!
7 Cool Black Men Style Feeds on Instagram You Need to Follow
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[ @GAP #DoYou Campaign ] – Cool & Comfortable. #DoYou is about celebrating your style, and recognizing the most important thing you can wear is confidence. This makes our own style a very personal reflection of how we feel at any particular time or day. Check out more of our thoughts on #DoYou, and our partnership with @Gap on their page #styldby @travisgumbs
Part creative agency, part lifestyle website, Street Etiquette is all chic. Founded by Joshua Kissi and Travis Gumbs, the website has made a huge mark on the fashion world. So much so, that Kissi and Gumbs were invited to speak at TEDx New York and were profiled in The New York Times. Follow this account if a sophisticated black men style is what you want to see.
Stylist Chris Law concentrates on high fashion from around the world and high style from around the block. Follow for images taken on the subway platform one week and Paris Fashion Week the next.
According to their website, Lougè Delcy created Dapper Lou to showcase daily street and personal style on top of a black tie and brown shoes. Follow for elegant menswear, culture, and art.
Philip Adesulu is a Houston based stylist working around the world. His Instagram feed is another curated collection of stylish pieces one must keep an eye on, especially if you’re into men’s fashion. Let me let him introduce himself.
Marcus Troy is the founder of this eponymous creative firm and the curator of this uber stylish Instagram feed. Follow him on Instagram if you want to see his sleek looks with a street feel.
Jessie Boykins III is a musician, but his ensembles are why I love him. Check him out for cool prints, textures, and accessories with an island flair. We bet you’ll totally love his posts the way you love diversity in fashion.
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I’ve been having so many conversations lately about pursuing your passion, and better yet, conversations about figuring out what that passion even is. The best advice/question I be ever been asked in regards to this is simple, but impactful. “What do you find yourself doing when you’re supposed to be working?” This question motivated me (being competitive in nature, challenged may be the better word) to get out of my comfort zone and just freaking go for it. At the end of the day, what’s worse than not trying?. A perfect place and setting to wind down. The hospitality at the @fsmiami was special. I’ll miss the incredible food and comfort. #StevenOnoja #Fsmiami #Fourseasons #TravelwithSteven
Steven Onoja’s use of color makes me feel like I need to up my game. The Nigerian native is a painter, so maybe that explains his creative eye in men’s style.
If you’re looking for more style inspiration, here’s a video from Men’s Health & Fitness Tips featuring fashion ideas for black men’s clothing:
Case in point, the gaggle of black male fashion bloggers are just a click away on Instagram. From dapper menswear to stylish streetwear, there’s something to suit every style preference possible. May this list help you inspire you to style better and dress well in every occasion.
BMWK family, do you follow any of these stylish gents? Do you know other Instagram personalities who also showcase the best of black men style? Tell us in the comments section below!
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Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in January 2015, it has been updated for accuracy and relevancy.
Ms. High-WONDERFUL says
I LOVE THIS! Black men win on my pages! I encourage you to check out some of the black men on instagram who write with a positive delight to make ALL women feel good. I promise, you will enjoy their writing style. You will even smile!
Cherise please check out iamarthenry and writehiswrongs on Instagram.
Cherise Luter says
Thanks for the comment and the great suggestions! writehiswrongs got me with the simple design and powerful quotes.