Daisy was so shocked by the silk, flannel, Indian cotton and linen fine shirts that were flying freely that she finally collapsed Sentimental sobs began on those white, pink, blue, light orange, apple green, striped, checkered… shirts embroidered with Gatsby’s capital letters… .
Daisy in the play
This is a scene from the movie “The Great Gatsby”. Although it is not long, it is a reliable witness to understanding the charm of shirts in society.
Completely different from women’s shirts that pursue fresh trends, men’s shirts have a historical and cultural language. It conveys the important message of self-cultivation and taste in social interactions and inherits the gentleman culture formed over more than 200 years.
There is always a shirt missing in the closet
The shirt is the most common item in the wardrobe, and its existence is always indispensable. However, whether worn once a year or worn every day, shirts continue to shape the style and taste of clothing.
A well-known product manager once expressed his direct feelings about shirts: “A piece of The standard for a good shirt is: comfortable, comfortable, comfortable!”
Comfortable shirt endorsement
I always feel that it is a bit strange to regard comfort as the only criterion. Who would buy an uncomfortable shirt? Comfort is the basic condition of a shirt! “Chen Liang” was all the rage in the 1980s, who can say it wasn’t comfortable? Wouldn’t it be a bit awkward for designers to consider comfort as the only pursuit of shirts?
The “Chenliang” shirt on the male protagonist
But fortunately, there is not much design content in men’s shirts, and designers can be less awkward.
The composition of a men’s shirt is actually very simple, with a piece of fabric, a piece of adhesive lining, a few buttons, and a little sewing thread. Make a pattern, cut, sew, and piece it together and it’s done.
Over the past two hundred years, the basic types of men’s shirts have gradually been fixed, roughly Divided into three categories: dress shirts, business shirts and outdoor shirts.
Mo Yan speaks at the Nobel Prize Awards (wearing tuxedo shirt)
Affected by simplicity and fast life, dress shirts have gradually faded out of life and are only used at major awards, grand banquets or major official social events.
Therefore, the main types of shirts currently on the market are business shirts and outdoor shirts. Business shirts are divided into formal shirts and casual shirts, both of which basically maintain the characteristics of inner wear. Business formal shirts are paired with formal business suits (suits), and business casual shirts are paired with informal business suits (sports suits, casual suits).
Business formal shirt
Business casual shirt
Outdoor shirt (denim shirt)
Outdoor shirt (Hawaiian shirt)
Business shirts are about etiquette. White shirts are better than solid-color shirts, solid-color shirts are better than striped shirts, and striped shirts are better than plaid shirts.
The white shirt inherits the pure aristocratic bloodline.
Single-color shirt refers to light colorFor shirts, the most accepted color is light blue.
Striped shirts are business shirts that express individuality. The wider the stripes, the more deviant they appear.
The small plaid shirt clearly carries club information and shows casual elegance.