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Learn about our thoughtfully crafted collection of classic menswear, updated for today. Our how-to posts will explore in depth our quality dress shirts, dress clothes & business attire.

How to Nail Casual Business Attire

Look at you, headed to a serious networking event. Or prepping your outfit for your first day of work at a company that allows for “business casual attire.” Kudos to you, my man! So… Do you know what constitutes business casual attire?

Fortunately, or unfortunately, there is no clear-cut definition for this dress code. Yep – you read that right. What’s defined as appropriate “business casual” attire can totally vary. But what we do know is that business casual means a balancing act between professional and, well, casual attire. The Fashion Gods decry shorts and sneakers. They strongly advise a nice, neat shirt or sweater, professional slacks, and dress shoes.  You can even add dark denim jeans with a modern tapered leg to your look if you balance it… Continue>>

How to Buy a Suit Online

Buying suits online can be tricky. The very real possibility of ordering a suit from a website only to discover upon receipt that it is not the quality, style or fit you expected is an understandable concern. It is also easier than you think to get exactly what you want.

Knowing what you want – style and fabric as well as a baseline price you are willing to pay – is half the battle. The other half is as simple as getting your measurements right. Quickly reviewing the return policy is a smart safety measure too.

So, if you know what you want and your measurements, congrats! But if not, know you’re in good company and read on… Continue>>

Dressing for Summer into Fall

It’s hard to believe Autumn is nearly here, but when the sun goes down, the chill that sets in is undeniable. Thankfully, we’ve got you covered for the transition from the warmth of Summer to the cooler days of Fall. Below are a few pieces of advice on how you can expertly maneuver this period of unpredictable weather.

 

We’re probably not the first to tell you that one of the best things you can do in dealing with transitional weather is to layer up. But what exactly does “layer up” mean, and what kind of choices are available to you when doing so? You can rest assured that here at Paul Fredrick, we know how important it is that you be able to maintain your… Continue>>

Layering for Spring (and Beyond)

Guys, it’s finally time to gear up for Spring! One of the hallmarks of the season is its fluctuating temperatures, not to mention its characteristically volatile weather patterns – “April showers,” and all that. In the morning, it may be one temperature, in the afternoon another, and in the evening a totally different one. We’ve done our part to prepare you for warm weather by offering lighter fabrications and seasonal textiles such as wool, silk, and linen blends. So now it’s time to talk about how to layer clothes, an essential part of any sartorial strategy. Lightweight separates layer in warmth when you need it and remove easily when you don’t. Below, a quick look at some cool ways to pull it all together.

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How To Create Your Ideal Custom Shirt In 4 Easy Steps

There is nothing more satisfying than finding the exact shirt you’ve been looking for. But how often does that really happen? Through Paul Fredrick’s Custom Made Dress Shirt program you can indeed design exactly the shirt you want – it’s like going to the tailor, except without paying thousands! The process only takes a few minutes; it’s just four steps to personalize your dress shirt, so you can do it anywhere, anytime. Why not get started right now?

 

Here’s what to expect when you’re designing your dress shirt:

 

Step One: Pick Your Measurements

First, select your collar size – we offer sizes 14 through 22, and your sleeve length – lengths 28 through 40 inches or short… Continue>>

How to Measure for Your Dress Shirt

dsYou may have noticed that we’re not like those other stores. Not just because we operate solely online, no brick and mortar, which means you don’t have to pay the high prices of a store-front. And no, not just because we sell exclusively to our customers, never wholesale, so you can’t find these one-of-a-kind styles anywhere else.  What sets us apart – well, in addition to those aspects – is our emphasis on a perfect fit. In dress shirts, our specialty, that means exact sizing. However, since standardized sizing is the norm in most big retail environments, you might not be familiar with how exact sizing works. Here’s how to measure yourself to find the specifications you’ll… Continue>>

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