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…

Buying Bespoke: The Basics

If you’re new to the world of custom clothing, buying bespoke can be more daunting than selling your first company or playing golf with a new boss. Get the situation under control by sticking with the basics. First, ask yourself what is the suit for? Are you looking for weekly office wear, something dapper and…

Pinstripe Suits

  No longer just for bankers, pinstripes are making a comeback in fashionable menswear. The new pin is European in nature, appearing on both structured British and more relaxed Italian tailoring – double-breasted optional – while always maintaining its sophisticated, business-ready air. What separates this new breed from past incarnations though is a renewed focus…

Cuffs

  Cuffs – chances are, you probably don’t pay a ton of attention to the types of cuffs on your shirt. For most, shirt cuffs are either “the kind that require cufflinks” or “the kind that doesn’t”. Take a look at the three types offered here by Knot Standard….two great options for the non-cufflink shirts,…

Vents

Vents: ok first what is a vent? Slightly dramatically named, these are the small slits in the back of your suit jacket. Most suits come in single (one slit) or double (two slits), or if you’re getting a tuxedo, no vent. Try a double vent for a more contemporary look and a single for a…

Shirt Collar

  Collar choice is important, no two ways about it. Shown here are the button down, straight, and cutaway. Not sure which one to choose? Let one of our Bespoke Advisers walk you through the process online or over the phone. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=476500092390463&set=a.165898856783923.33652.165405506833258&type=1&theater&notif_t=like