5 Tips for Wearing Shorts to the Office

Should you? Could you? Would you? Wearing shorts to the office is one of the most hotly debated (pun intended) questions of the summer. Most experts – tailors, fashion designers, businessmen – agree that shorts should be a no-go unless there are exceptional circumstances. If you are slogging it to the office on the weekend,…

How to Buy a Suit for Your Son

It may be his first suit but it won’t be his last. Help him gain the confidence he’ll need later in life by starting him down the path of custom tailored clothing now. There are many special occasions when you may need to buy a suit for your son: his grade school graduation, Bar Mitzvah,…

The Dopp Kit

Every man needs a dopp kit. Originally used by GIs in World War II, the dopp kit has become an essential accessory for any well dressed professional and especially for those who travel frequently. Dopp kits are using small enough to fit into your overnight bag or carry on and are compartmentalized to store a…

London ’s 7 Top Style Choices

Each city reflects its own unique personality in its architecture, art and style. In New York City, smart, saavy and functional rules. In London, the ancestral home of modern tailoring, sophisticated and sleek with just a touch of the dandy defines men’s suit styles. Knot Standard appreciates the English sartorial aesthetic and offers this list of…

Smart Summer Wear

4 easy steps for the perfect summer outfit Summer means hot, sticky and sweaty. Or if you’re stuck in the office all day, frozen air until you step outside for lunch. Weekends at the beach, golf course or sporting event and evenings at the club. So what will work for all these occasions, take you…

Three Days in Tokyo

Your flight is booked, hotel reservation confirmed, agenda printed out and business meetings arranged. You’re off to Tokyo for your first taste of a Japanese business trip but you aren’t quite sure what to pack. A business trip to Tokyo can present many tricky questions. First, take some time to learn a few tips on…

Weekend Packing List

The weekend is almost here and a short trip out of town is just what you need to relax and revive. Whether it’s a weekend at the beach, a bed and breakfast in the mountains or a golfing holiday, there are a few essentials you’ll need to look fresh from Friday night till Sunday afternoon.…