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White shirt, black buttons

Bates

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I found a nice white shirt with black buttons in a store today, what does the SF-board think about white shirts with black buttons? Only okay for a casual shirt, or maybe never okay?
 

EL72

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Originally Posted by Bates
I found a nice white shirt with black buttons in a store today, what does the SF-board think about white shirts with black buttons? Only okay for a casual shirt, or maybe never okay?

I generally hate contrasting buttons. I guess they can be tolerated on a casual shirt but are a mortal sin on dress shirts.
 

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I'm not a fan of contrasting buttons on dress or casual shirts.
 

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I think it would look kind of cheesy, but especially in black-on-white.
 

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Awful proposition
 

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if you really like the shirt you could replace the buttons
 

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Not black, but I think smoke pearl may be interesting for a casual shirt.
 

AB01

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Just wear a tie. :p

Ask the store owner if he could put in a new set of buttons before buying. Let him/her know it's the only thing holding you back from the purchase.
 

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