A Guide to Dress Shirt Collars

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You might feel overwhelmed by the variety of dress shirt collar styles out there. How do you know, for example, which collars work best for your face shape, which styles are the most and least formal, and which tie knots should be worn with which collar? We’ll review our most popular and the most commonly found collars here: the Straight Collar, the Button Down Collar, the Spread Collar and its variations, and the Tab Collar. Read on to find out the answers to your biggest collar questions.

 

There is one basic rule that applies to all dress shirt collars, and that is to choose the collar that is the opposite shape of your face. If you have a round face, choose a collar with… Continue>>

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In the Winners Circle at the Kentucky Derby

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Some know it as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports,” while others call it “The Run for the Roses”; most know it as the Kentucky Derby. This event has been highly anticipated not just by horse racing fans, but also by men and women of extraordinary style.

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Over the years, the Kentucky Derby has rightfully earned the reputation as one of the most fashionable outings there is. Since its inception in 1875, it has hosted the cream of the crop of high society… Continue>>

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The Colors of Summer (and how to wear them)

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As the weather continues to heat up, so do the color palettes in our seasonal collections. Here are four of our favorite colors and color combinations for Summer, straight from the NEW Summer 2016 Dress Shirt Collection.

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Melon + Aqua

Here are two quintessential warm-weather hues that are truly excellent for Summer. Use melon as your main focus, or even just aqua, or wear them together to give any outfit a much needed pop of summer color. This pairing works well with brown and tan, as well as with other shades of orange and blue. Sky blue is one such shade that goes great with melon – and in fact, these two colors… Continue>>

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Style It 3 Ways

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In today’s article we’re going to address a question that many men ask when considering a purchase: “When am I going to wear this?” We’re here to help you get the most out of any Paul Fredrick item you choose. One of the most versatile items you can buy is the always stylish patterned sport coat. An enterprising dresser may certainly be able to create many more outfits than three, but here we’ll be showing you a trio of looks: one for an everyday work style, one for your business casual needs, and one for occasions where you want to impress without over-dressing.

 

Business Dress:
Please note that especially formal offices require the wearing of suits and may look down upon a sport coat… Continue>>

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Buyers’ Picks for Spring 16

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Now that you’ve had the opportunity to look through our Spring 2016 Collection, we want to take a moment to highlight a few things. We asked our Buyers to tell us which item from their respective categories they are most pleased with, and though it was no easy task, we now have four of their top picks for your consideration. Read on to find out what they have chosen, and why!

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Our Dress Shirt Buyer, Michael, chose the 2-Ply Cotton Pinpoint Silk Trimmed Straight Collar Dress Shirt as his top pick from the Spring ’16 Dress Shirt Collection. It’s a solid white pinpoint oxford dress shirt with a delightful surprise –… Continue>>

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Non-Iron Dress Shirts: Fact or Fiction?

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We’re here to set the record straight on a few of the most common misconceptions about non-iron dress shirts. Read on to find out what’s fact, and what’s fiction:

 

Claim: Performance dress shirts don’t feel as good as regular cotton.

FICTION. Many hold the mistaken belief that non-iron cotton will be scratchy or that it won’t be as soft as a regular cotton dress shirt. Once upon a time, this may have been true, but enormous advances in our non-iron technology have made this distinction history. We work with industry innovators to be at the forefront of new non-iron technology, so you’ll always get the most state-of-the-art developments in clean, classic fashions.… Continue>>

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