The Components of A Dress Shirt

You probably wear your dress shirts for work and even for play but do you know the components of a dress shirt and how to identify them?

Let us share with you the terms used for the various components so it'd be easier for you to refer to them and look like an expert as well!

The front of a dress shirt

The front of a dress shirt

The back of a dress shirt

The back of a dress shirt

Components of a collar

Components of a collar

Collar Base/Stand:
The band of fabric sewn into the neckline of a dress shirt, which the collar attaches to.

Collar Leaf:
The outside fabric of the collar, located at the front sides, which is folded over the collar base.

Collar Point Length:
The distance between the collar point and the top of the collar leaf

Collar Front Band:
The area on the base that sits between the collar point.

Collar Point Spread:
The distance between the collar point.

There you have it! Now you know a little more than before!