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Mandarin or banded collar photos

josepidal

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Does anyone have good photos of someone wearing a mandarin collar or banded collar (or "priest" collar)? I've seen a few of them being worn, but thought that the look isn't particularly interesting unless it's in plain white or black and in an interesting fabric, as part of a minimalist look. The fact that you can't use it with ties makes it impractical outside these two cases, and even for casual shirts you'd rather have a nice buttondown collar. Also, are these collars no-nos for certain face shapes? I found these three sets of photos. 1) James Bond in Dr. No
2) Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic
3) From The Sartorialist
 

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I don't have pictures, but I occasionally wear mandarin collar shirts casually, usually with jeans. When I was in India, I wore a mandarin collar shirt under an Indian suit to a wedding in Delhi:
 

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I have about 4 or 5 mandarin collar shirts (no buttons, they have about a 5 inch placket without buttons), that I got from india, I usually wear them in summer as they are really light.

I also have a mandarin collar suit that I sometimes wear to formal events. I don't think I have pics but my friends might.
 

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