Formal Friday on the road – Rue Tiquetonne, Paris

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We go to Paris twice a year for the Premier Vision fabric fair. While it’s pretty intensive to meet all the suppliers and partners within few days, we always clear the schedule just enough to visit also Rue Tiquetonne in the heart of the city. Why? At least for these four reasons: Episode Episode is […]

Merino wool t-shirt is the Everyday Hero’s weapon of choice

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The use of merino wool in the outdoor sports is growing due to its performance properties. From professional mountaineers to casual hikers, merino t-shirts is often found next to the skin of the athlete. We often hear about the amazing breathability and thermo regulation properties of merino shirts, but what’s often not discussed is the […]

Merino wool and warm weather – a great combination

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Merino wool (and other types of wool) is usually associated with cold weather and winter. But this is definitely not the whole truth – Merino wool is excellent material for various garments in hot weather too. This is why Merino wool is also referred as COOL WOOL (click on the link). What makes Merino wool such […]

Video shot during the day we took all the photos used in the online shop!

Making of the Formal Friday Online Shop

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We have been asked a lot about the creation of our online shop. This post will throw light on why and how we did it! 🙂 Right from the beginning of the Formal Friday brand our mindset has been to help out men like ourselves the best we can. To make life just a little […]

The Essence of Formal Friday

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So how did we end up here and what are we doing exactly? Like most great ideas, the seeds of Formal Friday were planted over a pint of beer. Discussion among old friends about “making better clothing for us” evolved into a serious business plan and a full blown fashion start up. A lot has […]

What dries quickly and doesn’t stink?

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First off, what exactly has “laboratory” to do with Formal Friday? Let me tell you. We pay close attention to the fabrics we use, and we want to share everything we learn along the way with you. Laboratory is kind of a learning tool and a blog to us where we share not only textile […]

What laboratory?

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We at Formal Friday are dedicated to bringing all the best fabrics to your use. This is our blog where we shed light on all the materials, their properties, and why we have decided to use them in our garments. Merino wool plays a big part in our first collection. Merino has been regarded as […]