The Guide to Summer Fabrics

With the warmer months here to stay – we compiled a guide for you not only showcasing what types of fabric you should be wearing, but also how you should be wearing them. Linen An obvious light-weight fabric choice, and a favorite which is why we put it right at the top. Linen is more…

What is a Deconstructed Jacket?

A soft, deconstructed or unconstructed jacket is one that has no canvas, no fusing, little or no padding, no lining except in the shoulder and through the sleeve and no roping. Common features include exposed seams, working cuffs and patch pockets. An unconstructed jacket maintains a soft, loose shape and is most a favorite for…

How To Do Chinos

Chinos often don’t get the sartorial respect they deserve. Commonly thought of as the least cool trouser, chinos are overlooked when it comes to creating a stylish outfit. However, chinos in reality are one of the must have items in your wardrobe for the warm weather months. Here’s why. They are more versatile than your…

Suiting With A Purpose

Our Spring|Summer Casual Luxury Collection was designed not only to look good, but to function as more than just a suit, shirt, or trouser. We chose specific fabrics that can be worn in any climate, and any occasion. Our Loro Piana Rain System suit combines modern technology with classic tailoring to make it entirely waterproof!…

Fabric For Spring: Seersucker

Seersucker is always associated as the fabric of summer – both for its construction and its aesthetic. Lightweight and breathable, it’s the ideal fabric for the hotter days of the year. Unique in it’s weave, seersucker fabric is threaded to make it bunch together giving it its signature “pucker.” That pucker is what allows it…

Knot Standard SS17 Preview: Trends & Inspiration

This season, our SS17 Collection features blends of beautiful silk, cotton, and cashmere all woven together to create lightweight, deconstructed garments. This collection was designed to be multi purposed. The neutral color palette and light weight fabrics are easy to wear across multiple occasions and into the warmer seasonal temperatures. We were inspired this year…

Give Me A Break!

The Fall season is upon us meaning new fabrics and styles and also — new shoes! Men’s boots and high top shoes are now more seasonably appropriate, so here’s how to style your pants to incorporate this new look into your wardrobe. Cropped pant The cropped pant length is the most on trend style at…

Loro Piana : The Ultimate Luxury

It’s no secret that Loro Piana is one of the finest fabrics in menswear. Refined taste and tradition, combined with unique and gorgeous patterns and colors, blend together to make the most exquisite blazers and suits. This summer, Knot Standard has the exclusive offer of a lifetime. Loro Piana created a selection of fabrics just…

How To : Dress for Spring Showers

April showers, bring May flowers – we’ve all heard that familiar spring adage. Yet every spring, the “rainy season” always catches us off-guard.  Fortunately, you don’t have to worry about your wardrobe getting caught in the rain. Thanks to the fusion of technology and textiles in the fashion industry, our new spring fabrics now have water resistant…