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Elements of fashion collars


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Elements of fashion collars

  1. 1. COLLAR
  2. 2. COLLAR • In clothing, a collar is the part of a • shirt, • Dress • coat or • blouse that fastens around or frames the neck.
  3. 3. MEN'S SHIRT COLLAR 1. Collar Points - The tips of the collar. 2. Collar Point Length – The distance from the Collar Points to where they meet the Collar Band. 3. Collar Band- the piece of fabric that wraps around the neck. 4. Collar Height- The height of a folded collar as it fits on the neck. 5. Tie Space – The distance between the top of the folded collar parts when the shirt is buttoned. 6. Spread – The distance between
  4. 4. CLASSIC STRAIGHT POINT COLLAR • clearly distinguishable by the small spread between the collar points. • On this particular example, we see a 3/4 inch tie space and a collar point length of about 2 3/4 inches.
  5. 5. NARROW STRAIGHT POINT COLLAR • another version of the straight point collar, however in this version notice the even smaller spread between the collar points accentuated by the lack of a tie space altogether. • The collar point length here is closer to 3 1/2 inches, a clear indicator that this collar is meant to help a round faced man look less plump.
  6. 6. BUTTON DOWN POINT COLLARS • The button-down point collar style is most often seen on more casual shirts. • These collars have small buttonholes at the very tip of each point, corresponding to a small button on each side of the shirtfront. • While this collar can be worn successfully with a tie, it is the least formal of all the collar choices and is an excellent choice for the man looking to leave the tie behind.
  7. 7. BUTTON DOWN POINT COLLARS • The button-down point collar style is most often seen on more casual shirts. • These collars have small buttonholes at the very tip of each point, corresponding to a small button on each side of the shirtfront. • While this collar can be worn successfully with a tie, it is the least formal of all the collar choices and is an excellent choice for the man looking to leave the tie behind.
  8. 8. BERTHA COLLAR • A wide, flat, round collar, often of lace or sheer fabric, worn with a low neckline in the Victorian era and resurrected in the 1940s.
  9. 9. • The same as the wing collar, but with rounded tips. Popularised by fictional detective Hercule Poirot. BUTTERFLY COLLAR
  10. 10. CAPE COLLAR • A collar fashioned like a cape and hanging over the shoulders.
  11. 11. CHELSEA COLLAR • A woman's collar for a low V-neckline, with a stand and long points, popular in the 1960s and 1970s.
  12. 12. • A band collar worn as part of clerical clothing CLERICAL COLLAR
  13. 13. • A collar designed to be worn with the neck button either fastened or unfastened. CONVERTIBLE COLLAR
  14. 14. SHAWL COLLAR
  15. 15. DETACHABLE COLLAR A collar made as a separate accessory to be worn with a band-collared shirt (currently worn styles are turndown, tab, and dog collars; as well as historical styles such as Imperial or Gladstone)
  16. 16. COSSACK COLLAR • A high standing collar opening to one side and frequently trimmed with embroidery; popular under the influence of the 1965 film Doctor Zhivago.
  17. 17. DOUBLE ROUND COLLAR A turn down collar with rounded tips.
  18. 18. EDWARDIAN COLLAR A high stiff collar such as the Canadian hockey commentator/celebrity Don Cherry wears. The opposite of slovenly, but not actually formal.
  19. 19. ETON COLLAR • A wide stiff buttoned collar forming part of the uniform of Eton College starting in the late 19th century.
  20. 20. FALLING BAND A collar with rectangular points falling over the chest, worn in the 17th century and remaining part of Anglican clerical clothing into the 19th century.
  21. 21. FICHU COLLAR • A collar styled like an 18th-century fichu, a large neckerchief folded into a triangular shape and worn with the point in the back and the front corners tied over the breast.
  22. 22. GLADSTONE COLLAR • A standing collar with the points pressed to stick out horizontally at the side-fronts, worn with a scarf or ascot; popularized by the British Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone.
  23. 23. HIGH NECK COLLAR • A collar that covers all or most of the neck, popular among women in Edwardian times.
  24. 24. HRH COLLAR • A shirt collar created by Charvet for Edward VII, which became very popular at the end of the 19th century.
  25. 25. IMPERIAL/POKE COLLAR • A stiff standing collar for men's formal wear, differentiated from other tall styles by the lack of tabs at the front
  26. 26. JABOT COLLAR • A standing collar with a pleated, ruffled, or lace- trimmed frill down the front.
  27. 27. JOHNNY COLLAR A style with an open, short V- neck and a flat, often knit collar.
  28. 28. • the un-starched, flat, protruding collar of a tennis shirt, invented by René Lacoste. LACOSTE COLLAR
  29. 29. MANDARIN A small standing collar, open at the front, based on traditional Manchu or Mongol-influenced Asian garments.
  30. 30. MAO COLLAR A short, almost straight standing collar folded over, with the points extending only to the base of the band, characteristic of the Mao suit.
  31. 31. MEDICI COLLAR • A flared, fan-shaped collar with a V-opening at the front popular in the 1540s and 1550s, after similar styles seen in portraits of Catherine de' Medici.
  32. 32. MIDDY COLLAR • A sailor collar (from midshipman), popular for women's and children's clothing in the early 20th century
  33. 33. NAPOLEONIC COLLAR • So called because of its association with Emperor Napoleon I Bonaparte's military uniforms. A turnover collar, fairly rigid in construction and open at the front, similar to a Nehru collar but much higher and generally shaped to frame the wearer's neck and lower head; this was a design feature that William Belew incorporated into Elvis Presley's "stage uniforms" in his later years
  34. 34. NEHRU COLLAR • A small standing collar, meeting at the front, based on traditional Indian garments, popular in the 1960s with the Nehru jacket.
  35. 35. NOTCHED COLLAR • A wing-shaped collar with a triangular notch in it. Often seen in blazers and blouses with business suits. Also, rounded notched collars appear in many forms of pajamas.
  36. 36. PETER PAN COLLAR A flat, round-cornered collar, named after the collar of the costume worn in 1905 by actress Maude Adams in her role as Peter Pan and particularly associated with little girls' dresses
  37. 37. PIERROT COLLAR • A round, flat, limp collar based on the costume worn by the Commedia dell'Arte character Pierrot.
  38. 38. POET COLLAR • A soft shirt collar, often with long points, worn by Romantic poets such as Lord Byron, or a 1970s style reminiscent of this.
  39. 39. PUSSY BOW • A collar tied in a large bow under the wearer's chin. Particularly associated with Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s
  40. 40. REVERE COLLAR A flat V-shaped collar often found on blouses.
  41. 41. ROLLED COLLAR Any collar that is softly rolled where it folds down from the stand (as opposed to a collar with a pressed crease at the fold).
  42. 42. RUFFCOLLAR • A high standing pleated collar popular in the renaissance period made of starched linen or lace, or a similar fashion popular late seventeenth century and again in the early nineteenth century. They were also known as "millstone collars"
  43. 43. SAILOR COLLAR A collar with a deep V-neck in front, no stand, and a square back, based on traditional sailor's uniforms
  44. 44. TAB COLLAR • A shirt collar with a small tab that fastens the points together underneath the knot of the necktie.
  45. 45. TUNIC COLLAR A shirt collar with only a short (1 cm) standing band around the neck, with holes to fasten a detachable collar using shirt studs.
  46. 46. UPTURNEDCOLLAR An otherwise flat, protruding collar of either a shirt (especially a tennis shirt), jacket, or coat that has been turned upward, either for sport use, warmth, or as either a "fashion signal" or a perceived status symbol.
  47. 47. WINDSOR COLLAR For a cutaway collar: a dress-shirt collar that is slightly stiff, with a wide spread (space between the points) to accommodate a Windsor knot tie, popularized in the 1930s; for a wing collar, a standard wing collar.
  48. 48. WING COLLAR A small standing collar with the points pressed to stick out horizontally, resembling "wings", worn with men's evening dress (white tie or black tie); a descendant of Gladstone collar. Used by barristers in the UK and Canada.