Knitwear for men can be such a mundane option. For many masculine shoppers, they believe knitwear is something their grandmother produced that is neither fitting nor aesthetically pleasing. Well Fred Perry turns that concept on its head producing some of the most wondrous knitwear pieces that could easily be in a disguise. From afar no one could tell if you're wearing knitwear or just a cotton jumper. The label utilises knitwear most with stylish long-sleeved shirts and colourful jumpers, which will make an excellent starting point on opening up the male market's mind on embracing knitwear.
The Fred Perry Knitwear Buying Guide
Created by triple-Wimbledon champion Fred Perry in the 1940s, the British label has completely reinvented the way that people all around the world view sportswear. Today, Fred Perry produces an array of garments — from polo shirts to bags and hats — but its contemporary knitwear range is particularly popular. Ahead, take a look at our Fred Perry knitwear buying guide, which will feature some of the most popular Fred Perry designs, as well as feature a sizing guide and care guide for Fred Perry knitwear garments.
The Most Wanted Fred Perry Knitwear Pieces
Fred Perry Crew-Neck Sweaters
Fred Perry’s selection of crew-neck sweaters features some of the most popular and most wanted designs, not only in the knitwear department but across all the brand’s garments. Although not all of the Fred Perry crew-neck sweatshirts are made from wool, a large proportion of them are. The crew-neck sweatshirts that are made from wool and made from Merino wool, and if the sweatshirts are not made from wool, they are made from cotton. Both materials have beautiful finishes and are durable. crew-neck sweaters are an absolute wardrobe staple, and a crew-neck sweater from Fred Perry will last. Fred Perry creates its sweatshirts in a variety of colors and designs, so there’s something to fit everyone’s personality and taste. One of the most popular crew-neck sweatshirt designs is the Graphic Sweatshirt, which features the Fred Perry logo on the chest.
Fred Perry Merino Wool Cardigans
It’s time to re-think however you feel about cardigans. Cardigans are not a thing of the past, and Fred Perry has reinvented them in ways we could have never imagined. A Fred Perry cardigan is the perfect knitwear essential, especially a Fred Perry cardigan made from Merino wool. The brand produces both chunky knit cardigans and slimmer fit cardigans, so you can choose a cardigan that will perfectly suit your needs, as well as your style. All of the cardigans that Fred Perry produces are inspired by sports, and tennis in particular, so the cardigans have a sporty edge as well as a contemporary one. As always with Fred Perry garments, the logo is proudly displayed on the chest.
Fred Perry Zipped Sweaters
The selection of zipped sweaters that Fred Perry produces is large, and with so many varying styles there is something for everyone. A zipped sweater is like the perfect mixture of a cardigan and a sweatshirt, ideal for all occasions and all-weather. Fred Perry zipped sweaters either come in half-zipped designs or full zipped designs. The sweaters are also available in a variety of colors, from bright green and vibrant blue to more subtle colors like grey and navy. The iconic Fred Perry logo features on the chest of all zipped sweaters, so you can proudly display the timeless and quintessentially British brand.
The Fred Perry Knitwear Sizing Guide
If you’re slightly confused about the size you should choose in a Fred Perry knit, don’t worry. Take a look at the size guide to see which size you should choose. For example, if you have a 44-inch chest you will need an XL in a Fred Perry Knit.
How To Care For Your Fred Perry Knitwear
The majority of Fred Perry knitwear will need to be hand washed or professionally dry cleaned. Never tumble dry your knitwear, as it will shrink and could destroy the quality of the garment. We recommend you always read the label on the inner of the garment and take notice of the care instructions.
- Where are Fred Perry garments made?
Fred Perry garments used to all be made in England, Italy, and Portugal. However, the majority of Fred Perry garments are now made in China.
- What’s the biggest size of Fred Perry knitwear available?
The largest size available in a Fred Perry top is a size XXXL.
- Is Fred Perry a luxury brand?
Fred Perry isn’t technically a luxury brand. The brand does produce high-quality heritage sportswear-inspired pieces at affordable prices.