How to Wear It : St. Patrick’s Day Edition

Get your green on.   This St. Patrick’s Day, instead of blending in with the shamrock cotton t-shirts and green jerseys, stand out in a sophisticated green ensemble. One of our favorite go-to’s is our beautiful Evergreen Ariston tweed double breasted jacket. Lightweight, and effortlessly cool, this jacket will do all the work for you while…

March Madness Style : What to Wear to the Game

Customization goes much further then just picking out the button, lapel or stitching. The most avid sports clients go all out when it comes to their personal suit customization. Choosing fabric in your teams colors, as well as getting the team’s logo or mascot in the lining of the jacket. The possibilities are endless! With the start…

Five Things You Need In Your Closet This Summer

Words by Lewis Malivanek   The inspiration behind our editorial shoot was retreating from the hustle and bustle of the city, something different, some place off of the beaten track. Cartagena was that place. Steeped in colonial history but somewhat gritty, the vibrance of the architecture and culture on the street was the perfect contrast…

Best Dressed at the Oscars

Knot Standard’s picks for best dressed men at the 2016 Oscars.   There of course were the classic men, those that did not stray from the natural sleek elegance of the black tuxedo. Michael Keaton and Leonardo DiCaprio nailed the classic tux with perfect tailoring on sleeve, cuff length, and pant break. Get their look…

Gentlemen Facts : Milanese Button Hole

There are many identifiers of a custom suit; impeccable fit, unique fabric, functioning buttonholes on the cuff, and so on. Yet, it is in the finer details for which we can truly distinguish an undeniably unique suit. One of the predominant characteristics is that of the handmade buttonholes. Found on all bespoke suits, few custom suits…

Knot Standard at Pitti

Written by Creative Director, Lewis Malivanek Knot Standard’s Creative Director, Lewis Malivanek, and Bespoke Style Advisor, Samantha Leder, attending Pitti Uomo 89 in Florence Pitti Uomo – the Mecca of men’s fashion – is one of the largest trade shows globally, occurring twice a year in Florence, Italy. Despite over 1,000 brands showcasing their upcoming collections…

Colors, Textures, and Patterns for Fall

Words by : Julia Lewis Photography by : Trent Bailey  In the world of menswear, a lot of exciting things have been happening in terms of fabrics and textiles. The winds are shifting, and the leaves are falling. Accordingly, theres been a shift in fashion to heavier fabrics, bolder patterns, and richer colors have all come around.…

Overcoats

 Words by Julia Lewis  Photography by Trent Bailey  An overcoat is not just a fashion item meant to look good. A genuine coat needs to be durable, versatile as well as tailored and tapered to a man’s unique sense of self and style. And our overcoats fit that exact critera. Our coats are made from the…