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Nehru Collar Jacket When choosing mens shirt we automatically go with the usual dress shirts. There are a lot of styles in the dress shirts that you try out other than the usual dress shirt style. While the dress shirt style might work for most events especially the formal ones it might be a little suffocating to wear in the summer. Thus when you are dressing casual for the summer events you can try out a different style of the shirts. In this article we discuss the banded collar shirts and some of the best ways in which you can utilize this style.

The mens banded collar shirts are also known by many other names like Mandarin collar shirts, mai collar shirts and granddad collar shirts. They all refer to the same style of the shirt which comes with the standing collar which is short than the usual collar styles. There is still debate on whether these banded collar shirts are formal or casual since the silhouette of these shirts is simple but they also subtly stand out of the crowd. If you are a person who likes to go with casually elegant styles then you can choose to go with the mens banded collar shirts since they can give you an unique look without you having to try too hard.

The dress codes for the workwear is also relaxing steadily leaning towards comfort on the whole. Though you cannot go dressed in shorts for work even when the temperature is scorching you can afford to make some minimal changes like swapping the dress shirts with banded collar shirts. When you go with this style of mens banded collar shirts you might want to sacrifice wearing a tie but that is a change that most men would welcome with open hands. Also as a bonus you can be free of the suffocating collar and have more space to breathe.

As like any other shirts there are varieties in colors and patterns in banded collar shirts that you can try out depending on how you want to style the garment. For example if you are intending to use them with formal garments like mens suits and mens blazers then it would be best to go with the classic colored ones like white banded collar shirts or light blue banded collar shirts. In recent times other styled like pale pink banded collar shirts and ivory banded collar shirts are also becoming popular. But when you need a more casual style then you can try out brighter colors or even the ones with patterns.

Nehru Collar Jacket The fabric of the banded collar shirts is an important detail to note. When you need a formal style then you can choose to go with the cotton banded collar shirts. For a more casual type of look you can choose to go with the linen band collar shirts or chambray banded collar shirts. All these are lightweight fabrics that are breathable and coupled with the short collar can keep the wearer cool even when the temperatures turn high.

As for the styling of the banded collar shirt mens you can style them both with smart casual and casual garments but they look the best when paired with casual styles. Here are some of the styling ideas for the banded collar shirts that you can try out in the future. Starting with the semi formal style you can choose to style the light blue long sleeve banded collar shirt with a pair of navy blue dress pants. If you consider the outfit to be too simple then you can add with it a black top coat and a pair of navy leather derby shoes.

For a dressier look you can choose to style the black band collar shirt over a white crew neck t-shirt and a pair of charcoal grey dress pants. You can complete the look by adding with the outfit a pair of black leather casual boots. When you need a semi formal look you can choose to style the banded collar long sleeve dress shirt with a beige single breasted suit and a black pocket square. You can finish off the look in style by adding a pair of burgundy leather tassel loafers. Other than this you can also choose to style the mens silk banded collar dress shirt with a black vertical striped double breasted suit and then add with the outfit a pair of dark brown desert boots.

Nehru Collar Jacket If you are a fan of vintage type look then you can choose to style the white linen band collar shirt with light grey vest, beige single breasted sport coat and a pair of charcoal grey chinos. To complete the look you can add with the outfit a pair of brown cowboy boots and the a newsboy cap. For a smart casual but elegant look you can choose to style the band collar formal shirt with a navy single breasted blazer and a pair of white chinos. You can complete the style by adding with the outfit a pair of navy leather penny loafers.

For a summer style the banded collar shirts are the most suited. If you are attending a summer wedding as a guest then you can style the white striped banded collar shirt with a light grey tweed blazer and a pair of navy dress pants. To finish off the style properly you can add with the outfit a pair of dark brown leather loafers and also a white pocket square. For a casual yet elegant look you can go with the band collar shirt outfit of styling the white shirt with a pair of light blue jeans. For a cool look you can choose to style the band collar denim shirt with a pair of olive green chinos. For a laid back look you can choose to style the band collar short sleeve shirt with a pair of white shorts. When choosing the garment go with the best band collar shirts like the branded Calvin Klein band collar shirts.