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post #31 of 40
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(bengal-stripe @ May 06 2005,11:16) What about these ones? http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws....00&rd=1
Interesting claim: You're guaranteed to impress your colleagues, friends and family with these classy collar-stiffeners. I can just hear it now: "Wow Bob are those gold Asprey collar stays in your shirt?"
LOL. Jon.
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post #33 of 40
Are you supposed to take plastic collar stays out when you wash your shirts?
post #34 of 40
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Are you supposed to take plastic collar stays out when you wash your shirts?
Yep.
post #35 of 40
oops.
post #36 of 40
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oops.
Well, as long as they're still in good shape afterwards, I wouldn't worry about it - just don't do it again. But definitely take them out before you iron the shirt collar.
post #37 of 40
I always use brass collar stays. I didn't realize that they cause the shirt collars to wear out faster though. I use JOS A BANK brass collar stays, as they were only $5 for a set of 12, with three different sizes, might I add, at the outlet. I also have a pair of CT collar stays, which are wider than the JOS A Bank pair.
post #38 of 40
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Originally Posted by Nonk
Mine have not set off any alarms etc, and I believe I read somewhere that these machines do not detect precious metals.

"...plane hijacked by the Man with the Golden Gun..."

EDIT: In all seriousness, I'll use plastic until I can be bothered getting MofP, simply for the little bit of give. I dont want my collars sitting ramrod-straight. In fact, I often go stay-less (sometimes to pin my collar) with a tie. I'll generally always wear them with an open collar so it sits up under my jacket.

What do people think of shirts with stays sewn in to the collars? I know you get it on cheap Van Heusen-esque polyester monstrosities, but I've also got it on two of my most expensive Italian shirts. Both have some kind of interlining and one seems to be semi-fused.

The stays are about half the length and width of usual ones, just to give the point a bit of sharpness, and the whole collar has a sort of curve and recurve which looks stunning. You can sort of see it in this picture:



Best,

Eden
post #39 of 40
I've worn a pair of MOP collar stays purchased from Thomas Pink for years without any trouble at all. They're the only collar stays I've ever used.

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Originally Posted by globetrotter
anybody know how silver stays effect airport metal detectors?

If my sterling cufflinks didn't set them off, neither will sterling collar stays.
post #40 of 40
Heh. A completely golden gun would make a useless weapon. Gold-plated is more accurate, but it doesn't sound as cool. I've been using brass stays from Dillard's for some time. I insert them with care and haven't had any problems. I'll have to think about using plastic ones for airports though.
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