In today’s post, we’re going to give you a peek into the minds of the people behind the Paul Fredrick Fall 2016 Collection. Our Buyers work closely with the manufacturers in their niche from initial design, product development, all the way through to the final delivery of the season’s styles. Although every style is special in its own way, each of our Buyers have a favorite that they feel came out exceptionally well; alongside the debut of the new Fall 2016 Collection, we asked them to tell us what they chose from their category.
Here’s something a little different! If you’ve already browsed our Fall offerings, you’ll likely have noticed that blue makes… Continue>>
We realize there might be some confusion about our latest update, so we want to address it head-on to resolve any questions you might have. You may have noticed that all styles previously marked “trim fit” now say “slim fit.” So, what does this mean for our customers?
Nothing! Our slim fit garments will continue to be cut and crafted just like our old trim fit, but you can now find them under the “slim fit” designation. “Slim fit” is an industry standard term, and this simple name change will make it easier for shoppers not familiar with Paul Fredrick to understand our different fits.
So, take advantage of our slim fit… Continue>>
Spring… Summer… Fall… Holiday… Each of the four seasons in a Paul Fredrick calendar year has its own particular colors and color schemes. There are, of course, tones that transcend these periods and are popularly worn year-round: basic white and black are two examples that are generally considered ‘evergreen.’ The building blocks of color are very important throughout; we in essence see the same colors – red, purple, yellow, orange, green, and blue – repeated every season. What changes, though, is the variation in each hue that we match to the appropriate season. Let’s look at these variations for Fall 2016!
Sage + Slate Blue
Sage and slate blue (sometimes substituted with light blue) is a color combination that… Continue>>
You probably remember learning how our eyes work in biology class, but here’s a quick review of the science behind seeing color. The human eye has receptors that take in light and transmit this information to the brain, which then translates that light into colors. Upon receiving this data, the brain determines our reaction to these colors or color combinations. Incredibly, some colors have been found to physically affect our bodies, while others stir an emotional response within us. In considering one’s outfit, it is useful to know how the colors we wear affect us and those around us.
Did you know that viewing red has been connected to… Continue>>
Linen is a textile best known as the quintessential warm-weather fabric. It has been produced for thousands of years by numerous civilizations, and surviving artifacts like the hieroglyphics below give a glimpse into just how important of a role it played. A clothing staple even after millennia, linen’s continued popularity demonstrates its truly impressive staying power.
But how exactly has it remained the top choice for warm-weather wear, even with the recent influx of technologically-enhanced apparel? Well, linen is better at cooling than any other fabric because its super absorbent fibers wick perspiration… Continue>>