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Assuming you mean a button down collar, I'd keep it at one or two buttons with rounded edges. Any more looks pretty overdone.
 

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If you mean how many bottons on the collar, then this all depends on what look you like and how you are going to wear said shirt. I think 2 bottons (high) collar is very nice especially if you like the slim fit style. There are also 3 botton (high) collar versions and this goes down fine with many - its all up to ones personal taste, and also very importantly ones pysical shape (high collars do not look good with a low-neck person IMO). To answer your question (as Jovan allready has) the classic standard in this case is 1 botton collar

If indeed you meant how many bottons on cuff, well there again it depends on what youa re after - I prefer the higher cuff thus 2 bottons placed vertically , or even 3 botton cuff on some styles.

Bottom line is there are no rules when it comes to fashion (well, with some minor exceptions) - its a matter of personal taste (sometimes age has alot to do with it), personal character, and the ability to wear something with good taste and style
 

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Yes it's not a typo, I do mean how many buttons on the cuffs of a button-down collar shirt. Just was wondering if there are any conventions regarding this, i.e. suits jackets shouldn't have more than 3 buttons, etc. Thanks for all your answers.
 

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