Tag: fit

How To Pick The Best Dress Shirt Collar For You

Apart from fit (more details on that here), collar style is a major factor you must consider when choosing a dress shirt. One thing to take into account is your face shape – is it thin or broad, long or short? Certain collar styles will either emphasize or help to balance out those qualities, so choose wisely! Another aspect to think about is how casual or formal you intend to dress, and whether or not you’re going to wear a tie (plus, which tie knots will look best). Here’s a quick summary of the ‘rules’ you should follow when choosing your collar type.

Spread Collar

  • Has wider collar points and is angled out
  • Allows more room for a properly knotted tie

Invest in a Paul Fredrick Dress Shirt

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Here at Paul Fredrick, we’ve been in the business of crafting America’s finest dress shirts for over a half-century. Since we only sell direct at paulfredrick.com or via our catalog, we continue to be able to offer shirts that are priced as competitively as possible while still maintaining our rigorous quality standards.

So, why else should you invest in a Paul Fredrick dress shirt?

Superior Construction and Tailoring

The manufacturing materials we use are the best in the market, and our unique tailoring method, known as “single-needle” stitching, increases durability and reduces seam puckering. As a result of over a half-century of perfecting the art of manufacturing dress shirts, we have achieved a crisp appearance… Continue>>

When to Find a Tailor versus a Dry Cleaner

Some alterations to your Suits, Sport Coats and Trousers, will always be necessary, unless by sheer luck you happen to be the exact size of our fit model. And though it’s painful to admit, your waistline does tend to expand and contract (hey, at least it occasionally contracts).

So having someone on hand to do your alterations is necessary to feel comfortable (pants neither too loose nor too tight) and look your best. And since you already have a neighborhood dry cleaner who probably does alterations as well, it’s tempting to use them as a one-stop shop.

But we’re here to advise… Continue>>

How to Properly Fit a Suit Jacket or Sport Coat

It bears repeating: Fit is the most important thing when it comes to tailored clothing. A man will make a poor impression in even the most expensive suit if it doesn’t fit properly, while a man dressed in a modestly priced suit — but one that fits him perfectly — can look like a million bucks.

It’s precisely because we know how important fit is to looking and feeling your best that we based our company slogan on it. And it’s also why you can exchange any item at no charge until you find the fit that’s best for you.

Still, you can’t expect something off-the-rack to fit perfectly, which is why the… Continue>>