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All About Linen

Linen blog

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>>

A Guide to Dress Shirt Collars

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>>

Decoding Dress Shirt Fabrics

100s Paul Fredrick offers a wide variety of colors and patterns in all 100% cotton fabrics. These include Pinpoint Oxford Cotton, Imperial 100’s Cotton, Egyptian Cotton, Non-Iron Pinpoint Cotton, and Non-Iron Broadcloth Cotton. You can select the fabric of your choice from the refinements on the left side of our dress shirts page.


Imperial 100’s Cotton and Long Staple Cotton are luxury yarns with exceptional softness and durability. These fabrics are a type of broadcloth and are tightly woven so that they have minimal texture as well as a slight sheen.


Egyptian Cotton

Egyptian Cotton is our finest, most luxurious yarn… Continue>>

3 Sharp Summer Date Night Styles

The air is warm, the sky is clear, and you and your special someone are ready to do something fun together. Whether you’re heading out or staying in, it’s important to look good. You need to put some time and thought into your outfit to make the right impression.

To help you out, we’ve put together some outfits for different scenarios that will be sure to have everyone thinking how lucky your date is.



The sun goes down late, and there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy the extra light in the evening hours. Prepare a nice dinner of your favorite picnic foods and head to a nearby park or an open field where you can spend time… Continue>>

The Traveler’s Guide to Efficient Packing


You’ve packed your clothing carefully into your suitcase; you finally arrive at your hotel, only to discover everything has wrinkled. Don’t let this happen to you! Instead, follow our instructions to keep your clothes as neat and smart as they were the moment you packed them.

If possible, choose to bring garments made from natural fibers on your trip. Garments made of natural fabrics like cotton, wool, and silk are easier to rid of wrinkles. If they do get creased, you can hang the garments in a steam-filled room, such as your hotel bathroom, and the weight of the material will pull out any wrinkles.

One invention that’s made traveling tremendously easier is the non-iron treatment. Our popular… Continue>>

Dress to Impress in Red, White, & Blue

For many Americans, one of the most anticipated occasions of the summer is the annual Fourth of July celebration. Whether you’re planning on attending a family picnic or a work party, it’s the perfect opportunity to dually show off your patriotism and sense of style. We’ll show you the best ways to dress up or down in red, white, and blue.

Fourth of July Family Picnic

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First off, we all know that picnics are a recipe for mess. Whether it’s grass stains, barbecue sauce, or any of many other potential staining agents present at your event, it’s highly likely that something will end up on… Continue>>

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