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>>
Have you heard the news? All of our Suits are being sold as separates!
You might ask, why is this such a big deal? Well, it means that you can now purchase each piece of a suit individually-sized to ensure the best fit for you. We know that every body is different, and we want to make it easy for you to find your perfect fit in Paul Fredrick, from head to toe.
Here’s how to determine which size you need in:
For suit jacket sizing, you’ll have to measure your chest size with measuring tape. (Tip: It can be difficult to do this yourself, so ask a friend to help.) Measure… Continue>>
There sure are a lot of things to love about the Summer 2016 Collection. In this post we’ll highlight a few of our absolute favorites, courtesy of the people who created them. We think you’ll understand exactly why our buyers like these styles so much, and we hope you like them too!
We spoke to our Dress Shirt Buyer, Michael, who told us that his number one pick from the Summer 2016 Collection is the 2-Ply Cotton Large Grid Spread Collar Dress Shirt. He says, “This shirt for me is ‘Summer perfect.’ The pastel green and blue colors combined with open plaid pattern make it a sure Summer winner!” Thanks to the… Continue>>
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.
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>>