Types of Dress Shirts and Collars

Author: Necktie Advisor
March 13, 2008

When it comes to men’s dress shirts, any old shirt will do, right? Wrong! There are a variety of different styles of button down shirts, each of which contribute to a different style or complement a different body type. Before buying this essential piece of the men’s fashion puzzle, make sure you know enough to decide what exactly you’re looking for.

Types of Collars on Men’s Dress Shirts

The most important part of a dress shirt is its collar, due to its close proximity to your face. When shopping for a men’s dress shirt, there are a few basic collar types you need to be aware of. The style of collar that you decide on will depend on your face shape and the look you want to achieve.

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The Ten Commandments of Men’s Fashion

Author: Necktie Advisor
March 11, 2008

Whoever says men’s fashion is not sacred has never been momentarily blinded by an obnoxious tie, or seen someone wearing pants so short that it’s almost painful. Our “ten commandments” lay out fashion rules to live by.

Thou shalt dress appropriately for both work and play. Different events and different places require different styles of dress. If you are like most people, your workplace requires a dress code that is very different from what you wear to go out with your friends or a girlfriend. Although it’s good to have accessories in your closet — such as belts — that could be dressed either up or down, for the most part your play clothes should be kept separate from your work clothes, and vice versa.

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Signs of Sophisticated Dresser

Author: Necktie Advisor
March 3, 2008

Men's Silk NecktieSome men seem to be able to pull off an aura of sophistication and success more easily than others. You know the type: Those whose suave manners and style of dress instantly make you think, “Millionaire,” even if they aren’t.

But what is their secret? What is it about these men that instantly give everyone the same impression, without them even having to open their mouths? Below are six things that you can utilize to make your appearance scream sophistication and demand respect.

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