Look for a partial or fully button-down
placket, mandarin collar and long sleeve.
But then, practicality and convenience took over, since the button-down
shirts (which by the way, since the late 1800s have been called polo shirts because they were worn by English polo players) were the perfect match for ties and no jacket.
A couple of years ago Costco branched out from the basic button-down
collar, full-cut offering to a spread collar trim-fit.
Davis, dressed in jeans and a white button-down
shirt, narrates the piece from what appears to be a Texas ranch.
It is transformed into sumptuous bed sheets or into made to measure, button-down
shirts and that are worn by the worlds rich and famous are sold in glittering high-end stores for small fortunes.
ON EVAN: SHOES: Cole Haan Tucker Venetian in French roast, $145; SUNGLASSES: Wave Killer by Costa Del Mac $219; SHIRT: wrinkle-free green gingham button-down
from Reed's Brand, $85; PANTS: Mountain Khakis, $82.95; JACKET: Resolve jacket in triumph green from The North Face, $90; BELT: brown cowhide, $59--Reed's, Tupelo, Columbus, and Starkville, reeds.ms
shirt is ideal for trips on the boat or to the tiki bar.
For example, there's a little lace waistcoat, a ladies-who-lunch tweed jacket, then a slouchy pair of tomboyfit studded jeans and a menswearstyle striped button-down
A patriotic Woolrich talks proudly about his range of threads, saying: "When someone walks down the street in a button-down
and khakis, the bad guy gets a glimmer of fear, wondering: "Is he packing or not?" The world would be much safer if they were all just thinking of that G-spot.
A white button-down
knotted over a wild dress tones things down.
"Sam Genovese, my old high school flame, stood at the door in classic dark slacks and an Oxford blue button-down
Thankfully, William Okpo, after whom the sisters' new line is named, didn't know that his lifelong attention to clothes, a traditional but meticulously ironed wardrobe of button-down
shirts and slacks, had inspired his daughters toward a different path.
As well as the rugby shirts the brand is famous for, highlights of the range include fashionable polo shirts, smart blazers and button-down
shirts, a wide selection of jeans and accessories.
Zoe, unfortunately, is not a fan of dressing up in sexy outfits, adding: "But if you dress me in jeans and a button-down
blouse, I feel very sexy, feminine and powerful."
The story, just posted on the magazine's Web site, is from contributor Seth Mnookin, who spent two weeks in the bureau and even "grew a beard, and stocked up on loose pants and baggy, button-down
short-sleeved shirts in hopes of blending in, even if all that meant was an extra 30 seconds before being picked out in a crowd."