Tag: wool

Fall 2016 Buyers’ Picks

In today’s post, we’re going to give you a peek into the minds of the people behind the Paul Fredrick Fall 2016 Collection. Our Buyers work closely with the manufacturers in their niche from initial design, product development, all the way through to the final delivery of the season’s styles. Although every style is special in its own way, each of our Buyers have a favorite that they feel came out exceptionally well; alongside the debut of the new Fall 2016 Collection, we asked them to tell us what they chose from their category.

 

Dress Shirts:

DML042BHere’s something a little different! If you’ve already browsed our Fall offerings, you’ll likely have noticed that blue makes… Continue>>

Buyers’ Picks: Holiday 2015 Collection

It’s quite difficult to choose a favorite item from the spectacular Holiday 2015 Collection, but we asked our buyers to do just that. Here are their picks:

Dress Shirt

 

Our Dress Shirt buyer, Michael, chose as his favorite the Italian Cotton Texture Twill Spread Collar French Cuff Dress Shirt. He says: “I love the burgundy color highlighted with white which gives the shirt an interesting sheen, perfect for the Holiday season.” What else makes this dress shirt such an excellent choice? Its exceptional comfort and style, Michael explains: “The Italian woven cotton has a soft hand-feel making it an incredibly comfortable shirt to wear. The shirt is modeled with a formal English Spread collar and French… Continue>>

Layering for Fall

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Even though layering is an essential skill for any well-dressed gentleman, many haven’t the first clue how to go about it. We’re here to change that! For this article, we’ve put together a short guide that will have you on your way to becoming a layering pro in no time. You’ll be ready for whatever Autumn may bring – and look good doing it – so long as you follow these instructions.

Always bet on wool.

Truly a Fall staple, wool appears in many different products, from the expected, such as suits and sport coats, to the nontraditional, like shoes and pocket squares. Treat your wool garments well and they’ll keep you looking sharp for many seasons to… Continue>>

What’s New for Fall 2015

As always, this Fall we’ve brought you the best of classic, polished men’s fashion with a Paul Fredrick spin. The top styles in the world of menswear in the biggest tones for Fall combine to form the positively exceptional Fall 2015 Collection.

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Extra Slim Fit

Perhaps the most exciting development this season is taking place in our dress shirt collection, with the addition of Extra Slim Fit sizing. Available in six basic and fashion styles, Extra Slim Fit Dress Shirts are the perfect item to help you achieve the sleek, modern look that is very much on trend. For more information on this new fit, stay tuned for our blog, “Introducing Extra Slim Fit.”… 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

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>>