Trend Tuesdays: Collars gone Small

October 23, 2013

Menswear and Men's Fashion blog

Believe it or not, small collars are ubiquitous as skinny ties these days. Designers realized that although they had successfully matched lapel size to tie width, they failed to match collar size to both lapel and tie width. As a result, a new trend was born, which on it own is quite a statement. However, not all can rock such a bold trend. Like the skinny lapel and skinny tie, you have to be slender with a small to normal neck and head structure. An athletic build would not work with this style.


From a button down collar to a more funky peter pan style all are considered a small collar based on the width. The small collar is typically 1 to 2.5 inches in width at the point or edge, whereas a normal collar is 3 to 4 inches, this is similar in width to a lapel and a…

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