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How many White Dress Shirts do you own

How many white dress shirts do you own?

  • 0

    Votes: 6 3.9%
  • 1-2

    Votes: 35 22.9%
  • 3-5

    Votes: 67 43.8%
  • 6+

    Votes: 45 29.4%

  • Total voters
    153

mrv08

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Currently, I own three - all mtm. I'm aiming to bolster that number a bit. They are:
- 2 Enzo Custom Clothiers (1 semi-spread, 1 spread, both broadcloth)
- 1 Proper Cloth (english spread, broadcloth)

My other shirts are either light blue and several other mixed patterns like gingham and grid. I've come to realize that a solid white shirt is the easiest and most versatile choice to own in a wardrobe, so why not stock up on a bunch? It's nice to express yourself with different patterns and colors from time to time; it can be a tons of fun, but also a headache trying to match patterns in colors when wearing a tie. On the other hand, it's much easier to go business causal when picking out the shirt and only a shirt (jacket or no jacket) is usually not hard to do. Plus, a white dress shirt, for all its cliched ubiquity, is still a very attractive look that can always be pulled off by any man of any age.
 

Lord Mulberry

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Around 8, seconded by blue at around 6. These are not counting patterned shirts. For me, it's difficult to beat the universal white shirt which always looks crisp and smart. I would also argue they are not boring when you apply them correctly
 

JLibourel

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Six, but only two, a French cuff broadcloth from Chan and a Mercer OCBD, are really decent.

By way of contrast, I think I have about 15 "first-tier" blue (or predominantly blue) shirts, a couple from Chan, the rest from Mercer.
 

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