Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Dandies Online: A Suitable Wardrobe

Will of traditional menswear blog A Suitable Wardrobe published a post today about monogramming dress shirts in which he states that traditionally, monograms are placed out of site, such as inside the collar. (Apparently, monograms originally were meant for identification of shirts in the laundry.) According to this school monograms on dress shirts today are merely for vanity - as in only the wearer knows its there. Nonetheless, they're one of life's luxuries I'm fond of.

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