Have you ever wanted to be dressed for the occasion? Rhetorical question right. Overthining you are overdressed or underdressed is problably one of the biggest questions when going out to all kind of occasions. Once you arrive at a gathering you find yourself thinking, I should have worn something else. I should be wearing what he/she is wearing, because that is just the right outfit for tonight. And you can guess what he/she is wearing: A henley collar shirt. Both for men and women it is a perfect choice to wear if there is no theme to a party. We’ll give you the reason why it is. And if you can’t wait to see how to wear the henley collar in different ways.
The story all starts in a English town Henley-on-Thames. 60 miles east of London there this town is located next to the river Thames. A small town with a lot of water is sure to have a rowing team. The uniform of the traditional rowing team was a crew neck knit shirt with a banded collar and a multi-button placket that extends from the neck to the middle of the chest. It’s characterized by a placket beneath the round neckline, usually having 2 to 5 buttons. Another way to look at the shirt is a polo shirt with no collar. The sleeves may be either short or long, and it can be made in almost any fabric. The most popular fabrics are cotton, cotton-polyester blends and thermals.
Originated from rowing nowadays other sport brands also carry the shirt in their product range.This season different clubs and national teams have a Lykot as tenue. This season one of the biggest soccer clubs Real Madrid and the German squad are playing in a adidas henly shirt. And in the picture below you’ll see the French squad in a Nike henly collar shirt. One of the advantages of the Henley shirt is that the masculinity of a person comes out. So with soccer players wearing the shirt they are already on a advantage when stepping on the pitch. It brings fear to the other squad.
Vintage is back! The henly collar was already popular in the seventies and the shirt is becoming more popular these days. Most retailers carry a henley collar in their product selection and the prices range from low to very high depending on the brand and materials. We think that these types of shirts are the latest trend to distinquish yourself from the pack. If you want to stand out from the crowd than there is only one option for you.
Don’t even look further! Mr Henley provides you with everything you need. In our shop we have everything that you need in your quest for the perfect shirt. We already made a sections of the best henley and mandarin collars that are available at our partner shops. So take a look!
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