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!
Here at Paul Fredrick, we’re proud to provide our customer with styles that are truly one-of-a-kind. You won’t see these styles anywhere else, since all of our clothing is designed, produced, and sold exclusively to you through our website and our catalog. The subject of this post, silk-trimmed dress shirts, is just another example of our commitment to distinction.
Our silk trim collection is unique because the trim is made from 100% pure silk. Our Dress Shirt Buyer, Michael, explains why this is so difficult to find: “This type of detail is a rarity in the market due to the expense of the… Continue>>
Even among the growing ranks of global metropolises, Italy still reigns supreme as one of the most fashionable regions of the world. Italian products are renowned for their quality, sophisticated design, and above all, an artisanship refined over generations. That’s why we’re proud to offer a number of Made in Italy styles on a seasonal basis. This season in particular our collection is brimming with unique Italian designs including everything from Italian ties to Italian pants, to our ever-popular Italian shoes and belts. Learn about a few of these styles, then shop our Italian collection here.
Men’s Italian dress shoes are one of the most sought after luxury items out… Continue>>
Paul Fredrick is proud to carry hats exclusively manufactured by the Bollman Hat Company, America’s oldest hat maker. Bollman has been designing, manufacturing, and distributing headwear and accessories for nearly 150 years to top brands and stores located across the globe. Our Accessories buyer designs each season’s hat collection and Bollman’s Pennsylvania manufacturing plant brings her vision to life.
Here is a peek into the exceptional craftsmanship of the Bollman Hat Company:
Christmas Gift Guide, Part I
Christmas is fast approaching, and you probably haven’t checked off all the names on your list yet. The good news is that we’re here to help! Keep reading for some great suggestions from our guest Bill Atkins, Co-Founder of Stylebook, in Part II, which continues below.
Every man needs socks, so why not gift him a pair or a few? With designs ranging from traditional patterns like argyle and houndstooth to festive themes such as snowflakes and reindeer, our socks will most certainly be appreciated by your recipient.
We felt we would be remiss if we didn’t highlight a special item in our collection this Holiday.
That special offering is the Black & White Herringbone Authentic Harris Tweed Pure Wool Sport Coat. We’re thrilled to be able to offer this unique sport coat this season at such a fantastic value. Some of you may not know the significance of Harris Tweed, so here’s a little background:
Harris Tweed comes from the Outer Hebrides of Scotland and is made from pure virgin wool dyed and spun by islanders. It was in the mid-nineteenth century that the cloth, once produced only for home use or for local markets, began to be promoted and sold across the… Continue>>