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All About Egyptian Cotton

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Even if you’ve never seen this fabric associated with dress shirts, you’ve probably already heard of Egyptian Cotton. It’s widely considered to be the finest type of cotton in today’s market, and is often sold in expensive luxury sheet sets. Most recently, Egyptian Cotton has taken the fashion world by storm, and we are excited to announce that it will now be incorporated into our regular dress shirt collection.


So what exactly is Egyptian Cotton? And what is it that makes this cotton so remarkable?



A Global Sensation

Nearly two centuries ago, an entrepreneurial Frenchman proposed an agricultural plan to the… Continue>>

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Decoding Dress Shirt Fabrics

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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

Imperial 100’s Cotton is a luxury yarn with exceptional softness and durability. This fabric is a type of broadcloth and is tightly woven so that it has minimal texture as well as a slight sheen.


Egyptian Cotton

Egyptian Cotton is our… Continue>>

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How to Care for and Store Your Dress Shirts

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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>>

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What To Look For In A Quality Dress Shirt

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Like all clothing, a great dress shirt combines quality fabric with quality construction. The result is longevity and a luxuriousness you can feel on your torso and that others can see when they look at you. And the icing on the cake is traditional styling with a contemporary sensibility.

Now that’s a shirt that makes you want to take your coat off.

Putting it all together is our specialty, as we’re the go-to dress shirt resource for most of our customers and their quality expectation is high. Fortunately so is ours. “Because we’re a private label, you’re paying for a shirt’s quality… Continue>>

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Selecting a Knit / Sweater Fabric

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Knit Wit: From merino to pima, linen to silk, this is all about knits.

Knits and wovens are two of those industry terms we in the clothing biz throw around. In common terms, what we’re talking about are pretty much sweaters and shirts, but not exclusively. Knits, which refers to fabric produced by pulling threads up and through each other, are how many short-sleeved tops for warm weather, such as polo shirts, are made, in addition to your favorite chunky winter sweaters.

Our knits come in long sleeve

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Men’s Summer 2011 Apparel Fashion Trends

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What We’re Excited About This Summer

Of all the seasons, summer can feel like the most uninspiring when it comes to style. You spend much of your time on the beach (or at least dreaming about it), and on top of everything, it’s hot, so no complex feats of layering like you do in the winter.

But summer is the time when travels are undertaken, when romances are born or rekindled. So here are some of our favorite new products to keep your style inspiration burning all summer long.

Suits and Sportcoats

Our cotton suits give you everything you’d want in a summer suit: breathable fabric, light colors, and versatility for dressing up… Continue>>

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