What Should the Best Man Wear?

 Entrusted not only with holding the ring but also making sure the groom shows up, doesn’t faint and is armed with a speech at the reception afterwards, the best man is one of the most important members of the wedding party. As such he should look, well, his best. To that end, we’ve got a…

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…

Best Dressed at the Met Gala 2017

Rami Malek in Dior Homme The dress code for this years Met Gala was “avant garde” honoring the eclectic and innovative style of designer Rei Kawakubo. Overall, we were underwhelmed with the general lack of creativity most Met Gala goers displayed. The men however did an alright job, sticking to perfectly fitted & tailored suits…

What is the Difference Between Slim vs Regular Fit?

Slim fit is the trend among most men’s clothiers today. The traditional ‘regular’ fit has been traded for the slimmer, more refined and physique enhancing slimmer cut. But what are the differences and what should you choose? We’ve got a tips to help you get the right fit. Slim fit jackets are cut closer to…

Knot Standard x London

Knot Standard is proud to be bringing our Spring|Summer Collection to London! Our concept store will be located in London’s Soho neighborhood from May 2nd to May 7th. We wanted to bring our methods of modern bespoke to the epicenter of traditional custom menswear. Stop by our store to meet our team of expert stylists, and…

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!…

The Shirt You Need This Summer

The Henley shirt is one of the most underrated shirts in menswear. Most men believe their shirting options consist of t-shirts and button downs, but the Henley is a perfect blend of both these styles. Henley’s combine the comfort of a t-shirt and the sophistication of a button down to achieve the perfect business casual…

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…