We’re well into the dog days of Summer, and at this point, choosing your outfit requires more consideration than just looking good.
You’re probably already aware of some of our favorite types of warm weather fabrics, like linen and lightweight cotton, but there are also plenty of others to choose from, including some unique fabrications you may have never heard of!
Keep your cool and beat the Summer heat with the help of the following styles.
Any list of warm weather fabrics would not be complete without mentioning linen. Thanks to the starchy yet flexible quality of its individual fibers, linen fabrics do an excellent job of providing airflow and circulation in… Continue>>
Linen is, without a doubt, one of our absolute favorite fabrics for Spring and Summer. It’s very versatile and can appear by itself in a style that is made from 100% linen, or it can be combined with any number of fabrics like cotton, silk, and the ever-classic business fabric, wool. You’ll find pure linen or linen blends in our collection in the forms of sport coats, suits, sport shirts, pants, and more. People have been wearing linen for thousands of years to keep cool – come see what all the fuss is about!
Here are a few looks you can create with linen from our Summer ’17 Collection:
Paul Fredrick offers a wide variety of business dress and business casual wear, from top (hats) to bottom (shoes), but our extensive shirt collection is what Paul Fredrick is known for, which is why we’ve made them the topic of this trend post. Some of you may know that shirts – specifically dress shirts – are what we started with over 30 years ago. Today we continue that tradition of classic American business style, with our Paul Fredrick twist, of course.
So what’s new in shirts this season? Well, to much fanfare, we’re re-introducing some hard-to-find collar styles that will increase your options even more for our already impressive smorgasbord of shirt… Continue>>
In the realm of menswear, pants – perhaps more than any other category – often end up being an afterthought, despite the range of materials that exist. After all, it’s generally much more exciting to pick from hundreds of styles of dress shirts or to shop for those personalized touches like cufflinks or shoes. But we urge you not to make the mistake of forgetting about pants, or you might miss out on some super luxurious fabrics and the best colors and patterns of the season, not to mention the newest performance technology in the industry.
Wool pants are generally considered the workhorse of… Continue>>
Linen is a textile best known as the quintessential warm-weather fabric. It has been produced for thousands of years by numerous civilizations, and surviving artifacts like the hieroglyphics below give a glimpse into just how important of a role it played. A clothing staple even after millennia, linen’s continued popularity demonstrates its truly impressive staying power.
But how exactly has it remained the top choice for warm-weather wear, even with the recent influx of technologically-enhanced apparel? Well, linen is better at cooling than any other fabric because its super absorbent… Continue>>
It’s a shame that some men are afraid of color. We certainly aren’t. And while we embrace every shade on the spectrum throughout the year, we admit to having a special soft spot for spring. Must be the timing: After being cooped-up all winter, the first warm days of the year bring a sense of joy and freedom worth celebrating with colorful clothing.
Let’s start by talking shirts and ties. Now there’s nothing wrong with pairing a basic blue or white dress shirt and pairing it with bright tie in a random color (hey, every newscaster does it). But who wants to be predictable? Try reversing the formula… Continue>>