Transatlantic Translations of the Button-down Shirt


March 16, 2015 by Ville Raivio

Much has been said of the collar of buttoned points. What’s often left unsaid is that this model is also part of the British culture, mostly the street style of the Mods, Teddy Boys, and Skinheads. Nathaniel Weiner reminds us of this Anglo leap in his swell, referenced piece on the most (insert your favourite hyperbole) button-down shirt, and also shares an explosion of colour from his shirt collection.


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