compulsively was a malady that was unique to women. But, it seems like the
men do not want to be left behind and have willingly been bitten by the
shopping bug. That explains the sudden surge in men’s
It all started with the movie stars looking dapper in their attire
and making a fuss about the dress shirt. The need for good looking shirts
started gaining momentum and culminated in creating fashion trends in men’s shirts.
The dress shirt
The dress shirt that men wear is a garment which has buttons or
fasteners along the front panel. It has long sleeves and is meant to be worn
along with jackets or suits. It can be worn without the jacket too. Some men
make a “carefully- casual“ impression with the dress shirt worn with the
sleeves rolled up. The shirts are designed with variations in the design of
the cuff and collar to suit various occasions.
The color and fit
The color of the dress shirt is very important as it sends out
signals about the personality of the man wearing it. White has been and
continues to be the favored color for the dress shirt as it is subtle and
suave and does not give too much away. Over time, other colors stared making
an appearance in the dress shirts. The colors range from soft pastels to
solid dark shades. Blue and lavender with white color and cuff came to be
accepted as the colors worn by the upwardly mobile men in the corporate and
business world. Along with colors it is important to wear a shirt that
has a close and comfortable fit.