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…

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…

Style Icon: Idris Elba

Written By Jamie Etheridge One of the hottest contemporary actors, he’s also one of the most humble and easy going. Idris Elba epitomizes the best of British acting talent. Born to a Sierra Leonean father and Ghanian mother, Elba grew up in London and credits The Prince’s Trust with helping launch his acting career. A professional DJ…

Style Icon: James Dean

Written by Jamie Etheridge  He lived a short and tragic life and is still one of the most recognizable global style icons today. James Dean was more than just an actor, he has come to define the word, rebel, and his iconic look established in only three films has kept his fame alive 60 years…

Style Icon: David Beckham

By: Jamie Etheridge  He’s an internationally known soccer star, family man and fashion icon all in one. David Beckham defies categorization. The former Manchester United player is known for his plethora of tattoos, trendsetting haircuts and after soccer, for his iconic and unique fashion sense. Beckham’s style has evolved from rebel to refined over the…

The Thrill of the Race

By: Jamie Etheridge  At 16 years old, Fahad Al Gosaibi became the younger race car driver ever to race in a Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge. Now at 22, the recent graduate continues racing while also preparing for his first Iron Man and his new role at a Japanese bio-tech firm. In an exclusive interview with…

How Stylish Men Wear Their Pants

Written by Julia Lewis  Very few men know that there are multiple pant lengths and ways in which to wear them. Break refers to the crease a pant leg makes based on the height and place the hem hits. Below we have listed the best looks and break lengths all stylish men wear. No break…

Best Fall Wines

Written by Julia Lewis With the onset of autumn, not only is a change of wardrobe inevitable, but a whole new slew of recipes and beverages are being incorporated back into the kitchen as well! Gone are the light, citrus meals of summer. They have been replaced with the hale, hearty and savory tastes and…

Meet the Most Interesting Man

Written by Julia Lewis Life is a journey. This we all know. It ebbs and flows in constant reminders, mainly through the use of the all too familiar phrase, “we are what we make of our time here on this Earth.” Very few of us can say we are living life by that mantra. Lucky…