From the boldest to the most minimalist of dressers, men’s ties can be a marvelous opportunity to express one’s personal style. From the fabric of your tie, to its color and pattern, to the method you use to tie it (with a few of the most popular examples for inspiration), every aspect of this piece of clothing can be a chance for you to up your style quotient for any occasion.
The majority of ties you’ll find are going to be made from 100% silk, but ties can also be made from silk blends, cotton, or even knits! Silk ties have a luxurious sheen that many men find appealing, and since silk takes… Continue>>
In the realm of menswear, pants – perhaps more than any other category – often end up being an afterthought, despite the range of materials that exist. After all, it’s generally much more exciting to pick from hundreds of styles of dress shirts or to shop for those personalized touches like cufflinks or shoes. But we urge you not to make the mistake of forgetting about pants, or you might miss out on some super luxurious fabrics and the best colors and patterns of the season, not to mention the newest performance technology in the industry.
Wool pants are generally considered the workhorse of trousers. Wool is a naturally durable… Continue>>
Guys, it’s finally time to gear up for Spring! One of the hallmarks of the season is its fluctuating temperatures, not to mention its characteristically volatile weather patterns – “April showers,” and all that. In the morning, it may be one temperature, in the afternoon another, and in the evening a totally different one. We’ve done our part to prepare you for warm weather by offering lighter fabrications and seasonal textiles such as wool, silk, and linen blends. So now it’s time to talk about how to layer clothes, an essential part of any sartorial strategy. Lightweight separates layer in warmth when you need it and remove easily when you don’t. Below, a quick look at some cool ways to pull it all together.
Ever wonder what they were thinking? Check out what our design team’s personal favorites are for Spring.
There is nothing more satisfying than finding the exact shirt you’ve been looking for. But how often does that really happen? Through Paul Fredrick’s Custom Made Dress Shirt program you can indeed design exactly the shirt you want – it’s like going to the tailor, except without paying thousands! The process only takes a few minutes; it’s just four steps to personalize your dress shirt, so you can do it anywhere, anytime. Why not get started right now?
Here’s what to expect when you’re designing your dress shirt:
Step One: Pick Your Measurements
First, select your collar size – we offer sizes 14 through 22, and your sleeve length – lengths 28 through 40 inches or short… Continue>>
When you hear “Sharkskin,” it likely conjures up iconic imagery from its heyday in the 1960’s, when it was the favorite of cool characters like the Rat Pack and even Elvis. It also saw renewed popularity in the 80’s, with its stereotypical boxy silhouette and shiny appearance from synthetic fibers. Well, forget everything you think you know about this fabric! Today’s Sharkskin is an updated, modern, super refined interpretation that has all the coolness of its prior iterations and none of the clunkiness.
Sharkskin is one of our featured Spring 2017 fabrics, and this season we’re offering some truly special styles, like our brand new luxury Sharkskin suit separates and our ever-popular Sharkskin pants. First, however, a brief primer!