Golden Fleece® Tuxedo Shirt With Detachable Collar
Classic shirt...why did I wait so long
My old formal shirts were finally starting to show their age. I was debating whether to get a detachable collar but the "practicality" of being able to switch collars got the best of me. I found a place that offered a detachable spread collar to be used for the less formal black tie events.
The quality of the shirt went above and beyond my expectations. Due to the lovely stiff placket, the side chest vent, although not traditional, was a god sent for the first couple of uses in order to secure the studs.
Button tab at bottom made all the difference. No more resetting of the shirt every time you stand up. I love it so much, I'm actually considering adding a similar tab to some of my other dress shirts.
As far as the fit being "too loose", the lighter, looser fabric kept me nice and cool throughout a warm Florida evening.
The detachable collar, although much stiffer than a non detachable one, was actually much more comfortable than a standard shirt's collar. It was floating off of the neck instead of laying against it. The stiffness also allows for a much tighter knot as there is no risk of tightening the collar any further.
I highly recommend it and will enjoy it for years to come.
March 5, 2012
Truly excellent shirt. A gentleman's " must have" item.
February 22, 2012
I think I like this shirt, it fits very well, but I have 2 comments. 1) I believe traditional pique bib front shirts require only 2 studs, this shirt requires 3 studs 2) the shirt has a discrete "vent" in the left upper chest to allow you to slip your left hand inside the shirt so you can affix your studs. This is meant to be a convenience, but the vent is a bit new fangled, and would not be seen in authentic traditional bib front shirts.
February 8, 2012
This formal shirt is a classic of elegance and beauty. It will always be at the top of style, and gets nothing but the best comments. The quality is supreme, and represents the care of craftsmanship that is nearly extinct.
March 9, 2011