Our favorite summer shirt

Summer may still seem like a long way off but with spring already in bloom the time for planning your summer wardrobe is now. One of our favorite and most popular men’s dress shirts for the summer is the Benchmark Light Blue Pinstripe. Made from 100 percent cotton, this easy going men’s dress shirt can…

Signature Blue Linen Square

There is something unmistakable; undeniable; unassailable about a man who wears pocket squares. He’s elegant and precise, pays attention to even the smallest details. Once reserved for dandies, pocket squares have in recent years gone mainstream but still convey impeccable style and (when worn properly) an elevated sense of elegance. Made of the finest Italian…

Classic Light Blue Linen Shirt

Transition your clothing for spring and summer with linen for a lighter, warm weather-friendly wardrobe. The Knot Standard Classic Light Blue Linen Shirt will keep you cool while looking smart and polished. Made from 100% linen, it features a solid light blue design and mother of pearl buttons and is styled with a spread collar…

A passion for fashion in the Lone Star state

  Fashion is fabric mixed with passion and in the case of Lindsay Singletary, bespoke stylist and showroom manager for Knot Standard in Austin Texas, her passion is men’s suits and luxurious Italian fabrics like Loro Piana and Ariston. Lindsay explains her love of men’s fashion, how she sees style and fashion merge in Austin…

What is collar gap?

A collar gap is one of those tricky details that even sartorial perfectionists get wrong from time to time. It occurs when there is too much space between a man’s suit jacket collar and the dress shirt collar worn beneath. Collar gap can come from an imperfect fit on the chest or shoulders, incorrect posture…

3 steps for the perfect shoeshine

Nothing can ruin a look like an ill fitting suit or a pair of unpolished shoes. The crisp look of a clean shoeshine is one of the hallmarks of a well dressed gentleman. Indeed, a true gentleman polishes his own shoes. There is a certain relaxing ritual to it. The laying out of all the…