Always find yourself perplexed while slipping on a shirt — deciding whether to tuck it in to keep it untucked? Well, you’re not the only one facing this dilemma. You want to look sharp with your shirt neatly tucked into your pants, and you want to avoid having a bunched up back, but you also want to be able to breathe through and manoeuver easily. We bring you three simple rules to play by or rather check on before making a decision — expect optimal comfort and maximum style. (more…)
HOW IT CAME ABOUT:
Button-down collars saw the light of day somewhere around the 19th Century. It was around this time that Polo was quite the rage in England. Every man riding a horse and playing the sport was spotted wearing an Oxford shirt. (more…)
A shirt is the sum of all its parts, and the collar is one part that can make or break the fit of your shirt at first glance. Therefore, the collar you pick can make a spec of a difference to your overall look. (more…)
A white shirt forms an indispensable part of any man’s wardrobe. It’s timeless, minimal, and versatile. But with all these humble virtues, come a few vices — taking care of a crisp white shirt can be daunting for some. While investing in one is imperative, caring for your whites requires little attention, if you want to keep it looking white for long. And to help solve this dilemma, we bring you some easy steps to follow to help keep your white shirt in pristine condition for years to come. (more…)
Planning to put on a tuxedo shirt soon? Whether you’re getting dressed for a black-tie event or your D-day, the rules for this one are pretty stringent. But don’t let this intimidate you. Our style guide is here to give you a low-down on what to do and what to completely avoid, when reaching out for a traditional tuxedo shirt. (more…)
Last weekend we’d a lot of fun at our Bombay stores with celebrity stylist – Shiraz Siddique. We hosted a Celebrity Stylist Weekend in our Bandra store on Saturday, 31st March & Kalaghoda store on Sunday, 1st April with Shiraz- the man behind the on screen looks of Shah Rukh Khan, Siddharth Malhotra, Arjun Kapoor, to name a few. People dropped by for a personal styling session with him & got their custom-made shirts designed. During breaks, we got talking to the stylist himself and asked for his expert inputs on the trends & tips to style our shirts this season. (more…)
Three months into 2018 and we’ve already decided what will & what won’t rule this year. The Oscars today morning surely gave us some hardcore fashion advice to abide by in 2018, along with the inviolable rules of what to avoid. (more…)
As per Wikipedia, a collar is the part of a shirt that fastens around or frames the neck. A collar is separated from other necklines such as revers or lapels, by being made form a separate piece of fabric, rather than a folded or cut part of the same piece of fabric.
Now that we have defined a collar and know how it’s made, about time we realise its importance as well. Considering the fact that a collar is the most visible part of a shirt, it has to be one of the most important elements which define your overall look.
A collar not only defines a shirts formality, it also enhances your facial features at the same time. In essence, this means that getting your collar right is the most important step in designing a shirt, obviously after you’ve chosen the fabric.