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Esteemed in Deep Tones

You’ve likely seen us use the phrase “deep tones” in describing a dominant theme of our Fall Collection. But what exactly are deep tones, and why do we place so much emphasis on them in this particular season? Well, a deep tone is pretty much what it sounds like: the tone (or color) is deep (or dark); this is in comparison to other seasons when we have pastels, jewel tones, and other such groupings of colors. Some of the most popular and unique deep tones are plum, mulberry, sage, merlot, brown, olive, navy, indigo, and burgundy. We’ll take you through the Fall ’16 Collection and recommend a few of our top styles in deep tones.

 

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Shades of Autumn

Spring… Summer… Fall… Holiday… Each of the four seasons in a Paul Fredrick calendar year has its own particular colors and color schemes. There are, of course, tones that transcend these periods and are popularly worn year-round: basic white and black are two examples that are generally considered ‘evergreen.’ The building blocks of color are very important throughout;  we in essence see the same colors – red, purple, yellow, orange, green, and blue – repeated every season. What changes, though, is the variation in each hue that we match to the appropriate season. Let’s look at these variations for Fall 2016!

 

Sage + Slate Blue

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The Colors of Summer (and how to wear them)

As the weather continues to heat up, so do the color palettes in our seasonal collections. Here are four of our favorite colors and color combinations for Summer, straight from the NEW Summer 2016 Dress Shirt Collection.

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Melon + Aqua

Here are two quintessential warm-weather hues that are truly excellent for Summer. Use melon as your main focus, or even just aqua, or wear them together to give any outfit a much needed pop of summer color. This pairing works well with brown and tan, as well as with other shades of orange and blue. Sky blue is one such shade that goes great with melon – and in fact, these two colors… Continue>>

Outfit Your Holiday In Color

Holiday may very well be our favorite season. Open up our catalog and you’ll see why! Ranging from cheerful primary hues to refined earthy shades to dazzling jewel tones, our Holiday color stories are some of the most spectacular of the year.

In this article, we’ll share a few of our favorite color combinations for the season and show you how to wear them.

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Brown and Red

Truly, both brown and red are eminently wearable in any season. Brown is a versatile neutral and red can provide any outfit with a lively pop of color; as a combination, they are well suited for Holiday and prove to be a sophisticated duo. Red is a very… Continue>>

How To: Cufflink Matching Edition

topcomprWe are often asked: “How do I match my cufflinks to my outfit?”

At the heart of it, this is a question of taste and personal preference. Do you prefer large, bold accessories? Or do you most often pick ones that are more sleek and functional rather than decorative?

In any case, we have what you’re looking for! From the traditional gold- and silver-plated engravables, to the flashier Swarovski crystals, to the semi-precious stones and elegant enamels, you will find cufflinks that match your particular sense of style.

 

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3 Essential Matching Rules

Figuring out which pieces match and which do not can sometimes seem like an impossible task. Some lucky people are naturally talented at knowing the rules of fashion, but most of us need a little help in that department. For that second group, here are 3 tips that will give you a major leg up on the competition.

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1.  Make sure the pieces of your outfit are related. Related pieces are ones which, for example, are in primary colors (red, yellow, or blue) or some variation thereof; complementary colors, the ones across from each other on the color wheel; or analogous colors, colors that are next to each other on the color wheel. If you choose… Continue>>

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