Dressing the Accomplished Gentleman

Mature gentlemen are usually the most discerning of shoppers and yet the vast majority of fashion websites, blogs and magazines cater to a much younger and presumably hipper crowd. Dressing stylish and elegant, however, is a lifelong learning process and as a man ages, he needs to also update his wardrobe to reflect his changing…

Knot Standard 2014 Summer Collection Look Book

Summer Collection 2014 Look Book Bold and fresh are the watchwords for Spring / Summer 2014. Inspired by the lighter fabrics, warmer weather and exciting color palette, Knot Standard’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection combines the sophistication and polish of high quality, bespoke tailoring with bolder colors, texture and patterns for a polished elegance and an urbane, modern…

KS 101: Origins of the Shawl Collar

Originally featured on Victorian smoking jackets, the shawl collar or lapel has become a tuxedo staple. In the mid 1800s, smoking after dinner became fashionable in London and men would switch from their formal dinner jackets into a velvet or silk smoking jacket, worn with shawl lapel, as a way to prevent the smoke from…

Getting the Gorge Right

Do you know what it takes to create the perfectly balanced suit? To a connoisseur, the million and one details that go into the construction of a quality bespoke men’s suit are as important as every spark plug, crankshaft, cylinder head and strut on a Ferrari. Terms such as break, shirring, gorge and vents aren’t only…

Wonho Chung – Confidence and Custom Clothes

Comedian Wonho Chung on custom clothing, Knot Standard and looking good You don’t have to look funny to be funny. Just ask comedian and actor Wonho Chung. As a brand ambassador for Knot Standard, Wonho combines his humor and stage presence with custom made clothes for the perfect look and feel. “Confidence,” says Wonho. “That’s…

Top 4 Spring & Summer Wedding Tux Ideas

Wedding season is fast approaching and if you are like most grooms, buying the tuxedos has been left squarely on your shoulders. Rather than spend hours or days roaming shops seeking the perfect tuxedo for you and your best men, let Knot Standard hook you up with our bespoke wedding tuxedo service. To get you…