4 Tips for Choosing a Winter Coat

Winter weather is fast approaching and with it the need for a stylish, comfortable and elegant winter coat. The array of choices – bomber, duffle, pea coat, parka, trench, overcoat – are dizzying and the colors and fabrics endless. Fear not.  Simply let your wardrobe dictate your choice of outer wear. Here are a four…

Which Character Are You?

Suits play a modest but telling role in Ridley Scott’s new film, The Counselor. Billed as ‘No Country for Old Men’ on steroids, the movie’s original screen play was written by well-known author Cormac McCarthy (The Road, The Border Trilogy) and has an all-star cast including Brad Pitt, Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz and…

10 Suitable Words of Wisdom

One of the perks of a bespoke men’s suit is the monogram. While many customers add their initials, typically in a contrasting color, some take the idea to a higher plane and have stitched in a personal quote. Here are 10 of our favorite quotes and sayings. Which one fits with your personal philosophy? Order…

Our 5 Favorite Celebrity Tweed Looks

With winter fast approaching, we’re excited to have the opportunity to wear one of our favorite men’s suit fabrics: tweed. The rough woven wool, often patterned in Herringbone, is durable and weather resistant and perfect for the colder winter months. It’s also popular with celebrities and Hollywood actors. Here’s five of our favorite celebrity tweed…

Dropping Knowledge

If you’re a body builder or a UFC fighter you’ve probably heard of the ‘drop’. If you’re a regular guy who wears men’s suits to the office or only on special occasions, the drop is probably just another one of those sartorial mysteries, a tailor’s term that requires measuring tapes, stick pins and too much…

Whiskey Pairings with The Whiskey Isle

Does your suit compliment your whiskey? Knot Standard has teamed up with Whiskey Isle to pair our five favorite suits with our five favorite whiskies. Both men’s suits and whiskies represent refinement, sophistication and elegance. Here’s how to choose which pairing makes the perfect fit for your individual style. The new handmade Winchester Coat paired with…

The Irresponsible Tie

Ties are meant to be a gentleman’s calling card, a statement of sartorial savvy that complements a man’s suit and reads professionalism and elegance. Over time, however, ties have become more silly than serious, more clownish than classy. We’ve all seen them: The flashy, oversized bowties worn by the joker at the office. Christmas ties…