A visual guide to the different types of shirt collars.
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Different collars reveal diverse personalities and certain styles are apt for certain occasions
Popular and everlasting, versatile for casual or formal wear.
Its heritage being in workwear as a practical solution to preventing the dreaded curled up collar.
Similar to the cutaway collar yet a bit more casual.
THE CUTAWAY COLLAR
This is a classic style perfect for business.
Round or club collars look great when they carry contrast to the shirt body, helping to accentuate the features of the collar.
This is another way to add detail to your image. These shirts will have a fairly tight area in which to slot a tie, so make sure you pick out a slim or skinny tie.
Other things to consider when purchasing a new shirt –
- The Fit: Slim or Regular. My personal favourite is the slim fit
- The Cuffs: Of course this only applies to long sleeve shirts, either Double or Buttons
- The Pattern: stripes, cheques, plain, ….
- The Colour: What’s your favourite colour….