A micro-trend overlooked by the majority of people, that easily make your own look stylish and modern, it is the men mandarin collar. Characterized by a small portion of high and straight neck, the mandarin collar can be applied to shirts, sweaters and obviously also to jackets.
Historically influenced by fashion in China and Far East, the mandarin collar now has also become popular in the Western world. The experimentation with design is a smart way to avoid the classics in a trend-forward, that is why the mandarin collar is the future of men’s fashion.
Subtle yet distinctive, the mandarin collar helps to add a touch of diversity to the men’s jackets – but, more importantly, in the era of open collars at formal events, is a very modern jacket.
How to wear a Men Mandarin Collar Jacket
Although there will always be a place for jackets with collars, the men mandarin collar jacket allows you to introduce something different in you wardrobe. It’s not difficult to use it – it is a versatile piece that can be worn effortlessly.
There are two main ways to wear a men mandarin collar jacket: with another tailored piece or as a standalone piece. The beauty of the mandarin collar is that design makes the difference, which means that you don’t have to go too over. Simply you have to combine the jacket with simple cotton trousers to create an elegant smart-casual look, perfect for most of the summer occasions.
The relaxed yet refined nature of the men mandarin collar jacket makes it perfect to be combined with unstructured lightweight styles, such as jeans (even ripped) or slim pants. Thanks to its profile with clean and retro fine lines, its style will remain in the wardrobe of men for years.
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