Home > Entertainment And Recreation


Tuxedo Shirts

Article Rating: 0

email this article    print this article

Although a few men attempt to get by with an evening shirt featuring a simple turndown collar and French cuffs, it is advisable to wear a proper tuxedo shirt.

Although a few men attempt to get by with an evening shirt featuring a simple turndown collar and French cuffs, it is advisable to wear a proper tuxedo shirt.

While a tuxedo shirt is normally white in color, off-white is acceptable as well. Pleated shirts are given preference as they have a more formal appearance although shirts that do not have pleats may feature some texture, like piqué, to give it a crisp and luxurious look. Shirts that are commonly worn with a tuxedo include those with a wing collar, turndown collar and mandarin collar.

A wing-collar shirt [a shirt with a stand-up collar that has ends, which are folded over to create "wings"] is found in the traditional tuxedo shirt. It is generally coupled with a bow tie and cummerbund, and sometimes with an ascot. Tabs are by and large worn behind the tie.

A turndown-collar shirt is a formal shirt with a collar similar to a business-style dress shirt. It is generally accessorized with a bow tie. This style can be worn with a tuxedo although it is less official than a winged-collar shirt.

The mandarin-collar shirt is a new style of formal shirt featuring a short band collar only about one inch high, expressly designed to be worn without a tie. The shirt's top button can be adorned with a button cover.

Lastly, a band-collar shirt is a tuxedo shirt without a collar. This shirt can have a pleated or plain front. It is worn with either a button cover or collar band. Although people believe that the band-collar is a dress shirt, it is a casual style and hence not appropriate for weddings and funerals.

Tuxedo Shirts provides detailed information on Tuxedos, Tuxedo Shirts, Tuxedo Rentals, Wedding Tuxedos and more. Tuxedo Shirts is affiliated with Plus Size Wedding Gowns.
Article Source: www.homehighlight.org
report this article

More articles by Max Bellamy:

  •   Senior Settlements
  •   Senior Life Settlements: An Introduction
  •   T-Bone Steak
  •   Steak Recipes
  •   Steak
  • More articles >>