Basic Kent collar
The classic among collar shapes is the basic Kent collar. A narrow collar outline is the key feature of the shape - it is best to wear classic ties with it, with a simple tie knot. The "basic Kent" is suitable for many occasions and is ideal for formal BUSINESS fashion.
The button-down collar is a sporty collar shape. Its name comes from a polo player who used to fix the loose corners of his collars in place with an additional button.
Tip: the button-down collar looks best with country fabrics such as tweed, herringbone, cords and jeans.
A firm strip of material with a small press-stud holds the two collar shanks together and creates the narrow collar outline. Among the classics, the tab collar has its fans and it is suitable for any formal occasion, but it should not be worn without a tie.
The wing collar is the most formal of all the types of collar worn on special occasions. Its extremly short shanks or wings make it look very elegant. Nowadays this classic collar features almost exclusively on shirts that are worn with dinner jackets or tailcoats. A bow tie is the de-rigueur item of neckwear to go with a wing collar - a normal tie just won't do.
Attention! Wing collar can only be produced with a concealed placket.
Kent collar The Kent collar or "NEW Kent" is always appropriate, fashionalbe and up-to-date. Often called the Windsor collar, it is distinguished by a slightly broader shape that provides a more modern look. Just as suitable for celebrations as it is for meetings.
The Shark collar is based on the form of the New Kent. The neck position is created deliberately wide. This collar is both with and without a tie is always correct. To all modern, sleek suit and blazer silhouettes is Shark collar particularly suitable.