Contrasting collar shirts - yes or no?

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  1. spectre

    spectre Senior member

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    How many of you like colored shirts, plain or striped, with a contrasting white collar and/or cuffs, a la Apparel Arts?
     
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    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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  3. texas_jack

    texas_jack Senior member

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    I've rarely seen them done well. Rare as in never.
     
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    aportnoy Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Out of 300+ plus shirts I think I own zero. Clearly not for me.
     
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    robin Senior member

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    Not a fan. When I see them, I think of the "Future Stock" episode from Futurama, which I coincidently watched a few hours ago.

    [​IMG]

    Are you an 80's Reganaut?
     
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    California Dreamer Senior member

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    I felt silly whenever I tried one on. I think you have to work as a banker in the City to be allowed to wear one.
     
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    I only have a couple and plan on more. I think they either look awful or great, no middle ground. Here is an example of great http://asuitablewardrobe.dynend.com/...underwear.html
    He seems to have the necessary gravitas and experience to wear one.
     
  10. texas_jack

    texas_jack Senior member

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    I felt silly whenever I tried one on. I think you have to work as a banker in the City to be allowed to wear one.

    The manager of my local grocery store wears one regularly. I can't tell you how weird it looks to see him bagging groceries.
     
  11. Edward Appleby

    Edward Appleby Senior member

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    In practice they almost never look good. Plus they always remind me of that Brown's Bespoke doucheguy,
     
  12. mishon

    mishon Senior member

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    I have one that was custom made for me, and although I have yet to wear it, I must say that the right fabric / proper fit can make it look fantastic! -M-
     
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    They're particularly ugly when paired with some fist-sized knotted shiny silk tie and loud pinstriped suit.
     
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    SoCal2NYC Fashion Hayzus

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    Yellow/white and blue/white from RLPL and then a grey/white from Black label.
     
  15. Cravate_Noire

    Cravate_Noire Senior member

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    YES

    They look always very good, especially on me.

    Well, of course not but I'm surprised that they get almost no chance here [​IMG] .
     

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