Collar and Face Types

It’s important to know the best type of collar to get because each type will make your face and upper body look a bit different. There’s several different type of collars, but the there are a few main ones you should know:

Narrow Spread or Pointed Collarspread1

Medium Spread Collar

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Medium Spread Button Down Collar

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Widespread Collar

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Cut-Away Collar

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Club Collar or Rounded Collar

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Below are some small tips on what type of collar is best for you:

Narrow Face (you need to broaden your face)

  • Wrong collar: narrow spread pointed collar b/c it makes your face look even thinner
  • Right collar: widespread collar b/c it it evens out your face

Round Face (you need to lengthen your face)

  • Wrong collar: wide-spread collar b/c it’ll make your head look larger
  • Right collar: pointed or narrow spread collar b/c it makes your face look thinner

Big Head (you need to make your head appear smaller)

  • Wrong collar: pointed or narrow spread collar b/c it’ll make your head look even bigger
  • Right collar: wide-spread or cut-away collar b/c make your head look normal.

Small Head (you need to make your head appear bigger)

  • Wrong collar: wide-spread collar b/c it’ll make your head look even smaller.
  • Right collar: medium spread

Long Neck (you need to shorten your neck)

  • Wrong collar: pointed collar b/c it accentuates the length of your neck.
  • Right collar: medium spread or wide spread collar b/c it’ll give your face balance.

Short Neck (you need to lengthen your neck)

  • Wrong collar: short or cutaway collar
  • Right collar: narrow pointed collar b/c it’ll lengthen your neck