What is Ivy Style?

Custom made suits may be necessary for the office but once upon a time they were de rigueur on American college campuses as well. This was especially true among the affluent Ivy League universities in New England at mid 20th century. We are delighted today to see the return to fashion of the sartorially swank…

Fall Formal Wear FAQs

The holiday season may be months away but the fashion forward are already penciling in their event calendars and picking out suits to wear. Knot Standard’s Tuxedo FAQ gets you ready for the holiday party season. Q: Which is better, renting or buying a tux? A: Nothing looks worse than an ill fitting rented tux.…

KS Fit 101 – Getting Fit

Part of our job at Knot Standard is to guide our customers to the perfect fit. An impeccable fit is the ultimate mark of a well-dressed man. It suggests confidence, attention to detail and affluence. There are several things to consider – shoulders, collars, jacket length, etc – important for achieving a perfect fit. Discuss…

Sales tax holiday

Introduced in New York in 1997 in order to discourage residents from buying clothes in neighboring New Jersey (which does not charge sales tax on clothing) sales tax holidays are a great way to kit up for fall. Knot Standard (http://www.knotstandard.com) introduces our new line of blazers, all included in our sales tax free promotion.…