How Hand-Knit Sweaters Became Luxury Menswear’s Coziest Status Symbol

Formerly lampooned as the hopelessly uncool gift you might receive from your grandmother at Christmastime, hand-knit sweaters are enjoying a new cachet. Today they’re stocked by such blue-chip menswear brands as Ralph Lauren, Sid Mashburn and Drake’s, as well as independent retailers including Standard & Strange and No Man Walks Alone. And many are priced at a level comparable to cashmere—transforming the homespun garment into a subtle flex.  Read more at Robb Report