Wing Collar Dress Shirts
The wing collar shirt originated in 1900s, and made popular by King Edward VII, who was known for wearing stylish and trendy attires. Wing collar is a style of dress shirt collars, mostly worn on Tuxedo shirts. It is short in size and starched extensively to stand up straight, with both the front points pressed down below the chin. It is named due to the fact that it resemble to wings. Usually bowtie or necktie is worn with wing collars.
- Mostly wing collar with bowtie is worn in high-end parties and functions like balls, operas, ballets, elite class weddings, where they have set white tie or black tie dress codes
- Now the wing collar is worn on special occasions like Oscar awards, red carpet receptions and by celebrities
- Wing collar is mostly used with tuxedo shirts and bowtie. The dress shirts are generally white and sometimes pleated with extra starch to give sharp and crisp look
- People also use shirt studs rather than shirt buttons to held shirt together. Wing collar shirts are supported with French square or angled cuffs with matching cuff links
Having a wing collar dress shirt is a definite plus point for a wardrobe as you would have a masterpiece that can help you in all kinds of events.
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