What is the SF consensus on hidden button-down collars?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by SuitMyself, Sep 23, 2011.

  1. SuitMyself

    SuitMyself Senior member

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    I remember seeing this style quite a bit in the '90s but I still see the occasional one every now and then. I'm not a fan of the hidden button-down personally but I just want to know what others here think about it. Thanks.
     
  2. SuitMyself

    SuitMyself Senior member

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    Hmmmm.

    Perhaps a visual is required . . . ?

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  3. dks202

    dks202 Senior member

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    Sport shirts only for me. Keeps the "flaps" down. I don't think it has a place on dress shirts.
     
  4. MyOtherLife

    MyOtherLife Senior member

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    I have a few shirts like this. Button-downs are fiddly and hidden button-downs are even more fiddly. I have to do the buttons before putting on the shirt so I never wear or would wear a tie with this type of collar. That aside, they are ok. Not something I reach for often on my rack, but once in awhile I enjoy them if I want uncluttered collar points on a bd. I wear only casual.
     
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  5. Icehawk

    Icehawk Senior member

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    I have a Truzzi shirt with them and really like it to be honest - it keeps everything in place without being visible. Plus it gives my wife something to do when I'm getting dressed :)
     
  6. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    When they are done properly they are great for casual/sport shirts. I like them. But poorly constructed ones become noticable once they come back from the cleaners or ironed.
     
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    I prefer them over the standard button down.

    Also, I will wear one if in a pinch and am out of dress shirts.
     

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