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How to Care for and Store Your Garments

Garments

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Always read the care and content label to determine how to care for your garment. This is especially important because your garment may have different care instructions than those detailed here.
In order to get the longest life from your Paul Fredrick garment, we recommend following these instructions, depending on the relevant material.

Laundering Your T-Shirts

Cotton & Silk Blend: If your t-shirt is made from 85% cotton & 15% silk, hand wash the garment in cold water using a neutral soap. Rinse; gently press out excess water in towel. Do not wring or twist. Smooth and straighten seams. To avoid shrinkage… Continue>>

How to Care for and Store Your Suits, Sport Coats, and Blazers

Thank you for choosing Paul Fredrick! We know you’re going to love your new purchase.

Suits

Always read the care and content label to determine how to care for your garment. This is especially important because your garment may have different care instructions than those detailed here.

Laundering Your Suit

All suits are dry clean only.

Laundering Your Sport Coat

All sport coats are dry clean only.

Troubleshooting

The less frequently you dry clean your suit or sport coat, the better. Once a season is plenty, but if you do get a spot on your garment, take it to the dry cleaner immediately. Your dry cleaner should know which method to use to remove it… Continue>>

How to Care for and Store Your Dress Shirts

DressShirts

Thank you for choosing Paul Fredrick! We know you’re going to love your new purchase.

Always read the care and content label to determine how to care for your garment. This is especially important because your garment may have different care instructions than those detailed here.

In order to get the longest life from your Paul Fredrick garment, we recommend following these instructions, depending on the relevant material.

Laundering Your Dress Shirt

100% Cotton: In order to get the longest life from your Paul Fredrick shirt, we recommend washing it in cold water on the delicate cycle. Afterwards, tumble dry the shirt on the delicate cycle. When the shirt is slightly damp, remove it from the… Continue>>

Easily Avoidable Men’s Fashion Blunders

Whether you’re dressing for a job interview, a party, a day at the office, a night out, or a lazy Saturday at home, your choice of attire says something about you. Like it or not, your clothing sends a message–and that message isn’t always the one you want.

Like icebergs lurking in the frigid waters of the North Atlantic, here are ten common fashion blunders that can sink your attempts at debonair sophistication. But like those icebergs, they’re all easily avoidable. All it takes is a little knowledge, common sense and preparation.

The Ill-Fitting Suit

image (2)First step on the road to sartorial proficiency is to make sure your jacket and pants actually fit, i.e. aren’t too loose or too… Continue>>

Blended for Comfort

Men's Linen & Wool Two-Button SuitWhen it comes to natural fibers, there are really only a handful of options.  But when you blend them together, you create entirely new hybrids that combine the best of both worlds, and the result is often more distinctive—or even more practical—than the more typical purebred varieties.

Take wool, now and forever the king of suit fabrics.  But there’s a flipside to wool: Its ubiquity can also make it the anonymous pawn of suit fabrics, making you just another working-stiff in his worsted uniform.  But blend wool with silk and suddenly you’ve got a fabric that’s anything but ordinary, wonderfully textured and with lightness and visual interest that are perfect for summer… Continue>>

Caring for your Suits, Sport Coats and Blazers

There’s an old song lyric that goes “You couldn’t be keener/You look so fresh from the cleaner.”

In fact, looking fresh from the dry cleaner is not a good thing, since it probably means your jacket looks stiff, the lapel roll has been pressed flat, and you smell like chemicals.

Eco types often point out how environmentally unfriendly dry cleaning is, and we’re here to say it’s not exactly gentle on your favorite suits, blazers and sport coats either. The truth is if you want to clothing to last, you should adopt a home maintenance regimen and dry clean your clothing as… Continue>>

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