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I dig that design, though I worry the tendency to lay flat may be a deal-breaker. Given that I plan to wear it with suits, I'd like something a bit more structured/formal. That said, (and to your point) perhaps a sturdier interlining will solve for that.
 

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I dig that design, though I worry the tendency to lay flat may be a deal-breaker. Given that I plan to wear it with suits, I'd like something a bit more structured/formal. That said, (and to your point) perhaps a sturdier interlining will solve for that.
Having a stiffer collar band is more important than the lining in the collar itself when it comes to staying up under a SC or suit. I would suggest a medium weight fused collar band and a medium weight un-fused collar lining. YMMV but I get this on all my @luxire shirts and I am happy with them.

-DL
 

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My experience has been that when selecting other than a medium to heavy weight oxford fabric it is necessary to add interlining to prevent collar flop/sag. I love a soft collar but light weight twills and ginghams require some structure to keep them from falling onto themselves.
 

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Whoa what are these new VBC tropical wool fabrics. Lighter weight fresco?
Yes, many of them are lighter weight fresco likes. Some are the 4-ply tropical, which are similar weight as the heavier frescos.
 

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Yes, many of them are lighter weight fresco likes. Some are the 4-ply tropical, which are similar weight as the heavier frescos.
Beautiful. The VBC gray 4 plys I have are my spring/summer favorites. Glad to have more colors.
 

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I had a custom semi-spread, unfused and very lightly lined collar made for those occasions when a tie isn't necessary, but that's still large and tall enough to wear with a jacket. Check it out:
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The collar is floppier than what I'd like, but it works well with a jacket when I put metal collar stays on and starch the collar band a little bit. Since you are worried about rolling, I'd recommend going for a more rigid interlining. Order number is 36218, collar points are 10cm and collarband height is 4cm
Wow, that looks like a full spread or a cutaway collar to me.
Having a stiffer collar band is more important than the lining in the collar itself when it comes to staying up under a SC or suit. I would suggest a medium weight fused collar band and a medium weight un-fused collar lining. YMMV but I get this on all my @luxire shirts and I am happy with them.
-DL
Interesting. I'd suggest almost the opposite for @bourbonbasted's purpose: a medium, unfused collar band and a light, fused collar. That's what I get for shirts that will be worn w/ a suit, fwiw. For more casual shirts, I'd go with an unfused, even unlined collar. But I don't like fused collar bands at all. To minimize roll, I think you'd just need shorter points than usual.
 
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