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Selecting Your Suit Fabric

When it comes to suiting fabrics, it’s easy to think of wool at one end of a spectrum and cotton at the other. In this line of thinking, wool is only for fall and winter (except for those dullards who think wool is the only fabric appropriate for business and sweat in it all through July and August), and cotton is only for summer.

In fact this couldn’t be more untrue, as the type of fabric is meaningless until you qualify it with weight and weave.

So heavyweight cottons like corduroy, cavalry twill and moleskin are actually cold-weather fabrics, while wool can come in weights as low as five ounces and… Continue>>

Spring 11 Apparel Trends at Paul Fredrick

Oxford Weave BlazerThey say in spring a man’s thoughts turn to love — and baseball. But at Paul Fredrick our mind is always on one thing: bringing you an inspiring selection of fine clothing.

The first touch of autumn brings the excitement of unpacking textured tweeds and rich woolens. But just as pleasant is putting them back into hibernation and breaking out the light colors and crisp fabrics of your warm-weather wardrobe, which you greet like old friends back from a long trip.

This year we’ve got plenty of new friends for you as well, with a freshness and relevance that’s right on target and with quality and style that will last for years… Continue>>

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