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SHIRT’S COLLAR STYLES

SHIRT’S COLLAR STYLES

ON THE FACE OF THINGS Unlike other less visible accoutrements such as hosiery or shirt cuffs, the shirt collar is an integral and highly revealing gesture of personal style. All sophisticated dressers have arrived at one or more collar styles that best highlight their unique features while adding a bit of dash along the way. The following men illustrate how…

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A STORY OF THE MODERN DRESS SHIRT

A STORY OF THE MODERN DRESS SHIRT

Throughout most of the nineteenth century, all gentleman underclothing was made of linen. The word “linen” became a generic term for a man‘s underwear. The dress shirt functioned exactly like the modern T-shirt by keeping sweat away from the outer garments while protecting the body from the coarse outerwear materials. However, propriety demanded that only its collar and cuff be…

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