Top 4 Dress Shirts To Own

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  1. walds11

    walds11 Senior member

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    That's what I have in my closet. I have about 8 white and 4 light blue dress shirts. I have a darker blue as well.

    There are only 2.

    White
    Light blue

    Once you have that, anything goes.
     


  2. ThatGuy

    ThatGuy Senior member

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    Pink shirts are overdone. Get over them... back in the gay list!

    For me:

    1. White shirt
    2. White shirt
    3. Blue shirt
    4. Striped blue shirt

    No nancy boy french cuffs here too.

    Pink shirt, french cuff = Australian/ English Metro
     


  3. ThatGuy

    ThatGuy Senior member

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    How on earth could one live with a 4 shirt rotation? I have 50+ shirts and often feel as though I have a limited selection. I do find it odd that I have one black shirt that has not been worn more than three times in a few years, most likely will stay in such a place and will never be bought again.

    Hoarders is a great show
     


  4. Geoffrey Firmin

    Geoffrey Firmin Senior member

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    White
    French Blue
    Cornflower Blue Mini Gingham check
    Sky Blue

    All barrel double button cuff.
     


  5. 951socal

    951socal Senior member

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    don't know, i like owning many in many types of textures and colors mostly cool and neutral colors
     


  6. Pendulum

    Pendulum Senior member

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    White & Light blue, at least for the first 8 or so shirts.
     


  7. Lucifer

    Lucifer Well-Known Member

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    1) White shirt
    2) light blue shirt
    3) blue/white striped shirt.
    4) black! (just kidding, yellow gingham).
     


  8. Geoff Gander

    Geoff Gander Senior member

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    1. White
    2. Sky/light blue (plain weave)
    3. Light pink or mauve (plain weave)
    4. White-based pinstripe shirt (stripes would preferably be navy or mid-blue, but dark purple ok)

    Any of these would go well with navy or charcoal suits, French cuff preferred.
     


  9. bourbonbasted

    bourbonbasted Cyber Eliitist

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    How does black make the list? Are there that many waiters in the world?

    As for my list:
    White
    Pale Blue
    Pencil Stripe (white and gray)
    Blue Gingham
     


  10. Platform

    Platform Active Member

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    White Shirt
    Light Blue Shirt
    White Shirt
    Light Blue Shirt

    Black Shirt gets thrown in there when going out. But I agree, bourbonbasted, it shouldn't fall in the top four.
     


  11. Wongtouski

    Wongtouski Senior member

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    White
    Blue
    Pink
    Purple (maybe), Probably add another White one here.

    French cuffs on all as I just started working for a British company.
     


  12. ginlimetonic

    ginlimetonic Senior member

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    So Maxim and Askmen.com have a list of the top 5 dress shirts to own.

    Maxim writes to own
    1. A white dress shirt
    2. A light blue dress shirt
    3. A pink/lavender dress shirt
    4. A black and white checkered dress shirt

    Askmen.com writes to own a
    1. A white Zegna dress shirt
    2. Light Blue Armani Collezioni dress shirt
    3. A Baker grey shirt and
    4. A Gucci black shirt

    Your thoughts?

    Personally, I think a white, sky blue, blue on white striped shirt, and some derivative thereof are shirts to own.

    Feel free to chime in [​IMG]


    Personally I think both Maxim and askmen are sh1tty agenda driven providing sh1tty advice.
     


  13. A.J.V

    A.J.V Senior member

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    1) white (french cuffs)
    2) light blue (barrel cuffs)
    3) light blue (barrel cuffs)
    4) pink (barrel cuffs)
     


  14. lemengold

    lemengold New Member

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    My favorites are white, light pink and light blue.
     


  15. NiFTY

    NiFTY Senior member

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    1. White
    2. Light Blue
    3. Light Blue
    4. Light Blue


    this
     


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