Tuxedo Shirt Styles

There are several styles of dress shirt that can be appropriate for wearing with a tuxedo. The following is an explanation of the three options we have that accommodate tuxedo studs: Pleated Front, Pique Bib Front and Plain Tuxedo Front. … Continue reading

Pocket Styles

Proper Cloth has a range of pocket styles to choose from for both business and casual looks. Rounded Chest Pocket The rounded chest pocket is our standard dress shirt pocket. It is on the left side of the chest. The … Continue reading

Cuff Styles

Proper Cloth has a range of cuff options to choose from: one button, two button, French cuffs, casual unfused cuffs, etc. Details on each cuff style available are listed below. One Button Barrel Cuff Our standard dress shirt cuff. The … Continue reading

How to Choose a Collar Style

With so many collar styles to choose from, choosing the perfect collar style can feel a bit daunting. But it’s really not so bad.  Here are some guidelines we generally stick with to help guys choose the right collar. When … Continue reading

Spread Collar vs Point Collar

Spread Collar vs Point Collar The spread collar and point collar are two of the most popular collar styles–the former being a little more modern, while the latter leans more classic. While the collar points on these two are exactly … Continue reading

Cutaway Collar vs Spread Collar

Cutaway Collar vs Spread Collar For a bolder look, one might want to consider a cutaway collar in addition to the more popular spread collar. On the cutaway, the collar points will finish even farther apart (7″ to be exact, … Continue reading

Point Collar vs Semi Spread Collar

Semi Spread Collar (above left) vs Point Collar (above right) These are both traditional dress shirt options, with the biggest difference being the difference in collar spread. The Semi Spread Collar has points that finish 4″ apart from each other, … Continue reading

Soft Collars

While crisp, fused collars have dominated the landscape over the last 70 or so years, all collars used to be made using unfused construction before the 1950s. Some of the best shirtmakers in the world have continued making unfused collars, … Continue reading

How to Choose a Dress Shirt Cuff Style

All of the little details count, so consider the various cuff options when designing a dress shirt. Below is a breakdown of the decisions you can make. Barrel Cuff vs French Cuff The first step is to decide if you’d like to … Continue reading

Dress Shirt Collar Styles

A shirt without a collar is like a house without a roof. Nobody wants a house without a roof. But choosing a collar style can be difficult if you’re not aware of your options. In this post we’ve broken down … Continue reading