The 2015 Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

Video by Brie Bergman • Photos by Lara Neich & Julia Lewis Over the past weekend, Knot Standard was honored to participate in the third annual Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride in New York City.  Knot Standard’s president, John Ballay, was one of these dapper riders, and it was truly an honor to be apart of this exquisite event.…

7 Rules for Wearing Short Suits

Written by Jamie Etheridge Dare you or don’t you? Wearing shorts with a suit can be a daringly successful moment for some and a complete disaster for others. Unless you are a mega hip-hop star or hanging out at Pitti Uomo, you might feel a bit weird about the whole short suit trend. But it’s…

Boys to Men: Growing up Your Wardrobe

The last of your college days are behind you and at the end of summer break you will enter the workforce for the start of what will hopefully be a promising and lucrative career. Whether you’ve chosen finance and banking or law or marketing, it’s time to put away those hoodies, jeans and t-shirts and…

What is a dimple?

Among the most sartorially saavy, versatile parts of any man’s closet is his collection of neckties. Solid, patterned or paisley; silk, linen, cotton or wool, neckties come in a variety of fabrics and sizes and a rainbow of colors. One of the most hotly debated trappings of the necktie, however, has nothing to do with…

5 tips for What to Wear to the Nightclub

One of the most common questions our stylists get asked is what to wear to the nightclub? Everyone wants to look great but without looking like they are trying too hard. There are also practical considerations: is there a dress code? (some nightclubs are more formal than others), what do I do with my coat…