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With All the Trimmings

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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.

 

 

dhl380fOur 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>>

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?

 

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A Global Sensation

Nearly two centuries ago, an entrepreneurial Frenchman proposed an agricultural plan to the ruling… 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.

Broadcloth

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.

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Egyptian Cotton

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

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>>

What To Look For In A Quality Dress Shirt

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>>

Selecting a Knit / Sweater Fabric

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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