Cuff Choice: French or Button?

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Like many things in fashion, the debate over French cuff (aka double cuff) versus button cuff (aka barrel cuff) sparks a plethora of opinions, from your passionate shirt enthusiast to leading style commentators to your average Joe Blow. However divergent the views on French cuff versus button cuff, ultimately it comes down to a personal preference, which of course should be ever evolving. fundas iphone 6 6s plus fundas samsung galaxy j5 fundas samsung galaxy s10e fundas huawei p8 lite fundas huawei mate 20 lite French cuffs are often seen as a way to add some additional flair and style to an outfit by allowing you to wear cuff links – whether you choose monogrammed cuff links with a shank in gold or silver or simple silk knots to complement your shirt and tie combination, there is something arresting when catching a small glimpse of a cuff link when you rest your hands on the boardroom table or shake someone’s hand. fundas huawei y5 2019 fundas samsung galaxy note10 plus Some may even say that when the chosen cuff links bear some weight, a French cuff may hang better under a suit. fundas huawei mate 20 lite Button cuffs are often desired as they espouse an element of simplicity and may not detract from the rest of the outfit chosen for that day. Some more practically orientated gents also prefer not to be concerned with the challenges of choosing and coordinating cuff links or remembering where those cuff links were last placed. fundas samsung galaxy s6 edge fundas samsung galaxy s7 edge Others may find that cuff links become cumbersome when spending hours in front of a computer typing and so button cuffs are the order of the day. fundas iphone 11 pro The button cuff is also considered more versatile by many, with an easy transition from work to play, and also provides a more fitted feel when worn under a jumper or sweater. Without doubt, all of the above is true. fundas huawei p20 lite fundas iphone xs max coque iphone The button cuff is indeed versatile. A dress shirt with button cuff can work just as well with a pair of jeans, dress trousers or shorts as it does in a formal setting, under a blazer or a suit with or without a tie. fundas samsung galaxy note9 fundas huawei p10 lite fundas samsung galaxy s4 coque iphone 8 For many purists though, French cuff is still the preferred style to wear with a tuxedo or tails in a black tie setting. fundas iphone fundas iphone 7 8 plus fundas samsung galaxy j3 However, whilst we would not necessarily suggest that the French cuff is equally as versatile as the button cuff, the French cuff should by no means be constrained only to formal settings. fundas huawei p20 lite fundas samsung galaxy j5 fundas samsung galaxy s7 Many of you might recall the trend in recent times where the French cuff has been worn under a sweater or sport coat, without cuff links – think of style icons Lino Ieluzzi and Brad Pitt in Oceans 11. fundas samsung galaxy s10 fundas samsung galaxy s9 Key to this look is doing it with the right amount of nonchalance and keeping the sweater or jacket on so the cuffs are kept in check. fundas samsung galaxy s20 fundas samsung galaxy s6 edge You don’t necessarily have to be European to pull off this look, but we definitely recommend you have equal amounts of ‘sprezzatura’ and swagger. Just remember, if you do lose the sweater or blazer, you are probably best advised to roll those sleeves up, or you’ll risk looking like you’ve fallen into a charity clothing bin, though admittedly Brad Pitt appears to pull it off. fundas samsung galaxy s6 edge But then again, he also pulled of a Casino heist, which kind places him in a different stratosphere. fundas samsung galaxy note8 fundas samsung galaxy a70 French cuff worn by Lino Ieluzzi“Imperfection is never a mistake; it is a sign of humanity. fundas huawei mate 20 You must break the codes, break the perfection. iphone hoesjes custodia cover iphone Never pay attention to rules.” – Lino Ieluzzi (Source: www.therakeonline.com) As with so many things in fashion, whatever your preference, don’t let the views of others or fear sway your choice. iphone 7 plus hoesjes It is not uncommon to hear comments about playing it safe or dressing down to avoid standing out, be it for an interview, work or when around friends and thus avoid anything that could set you apart, such as a French cuff with a dashing pair of cuff links. bracelet perle This is often associated with a fear of being seen as ostentatious or showy. fundas samsung galaxy note9 fundas samsung galaxy note5 fundas huawei p10 lite However, whatever connotation can be read into the choice of cuff seems to us a trivial discussion at best. fundas huawei p smart 2019 fundas iphone Are French cuff dress shirts a sign of a man seeking attention or craving power? Possibly, but it can equally be argued that they are a sign of attention to detail, confidence and individuality. fundas samsung galaxy s10 Maybe Sigmund Freud has the answer. Our bet is that the gent just likes the look on that day. coque iphone fundas huawei p10 fundas huawei y6 2019 fundas iphone 7 8 plus fundas huawei p8 lite 2017 What he wears tomorrow at work or while at play will probably tell a different story anyway. coque iphone 8 The reality is, fashion rules were meant to be broken, which makes it all the more exciting. fundas samsung galaxy a10 fundas iphone 6 6s plus fundas samsung galaxy s5 If anything, old rules are being forgotten or intentionally ignored. Once upon a time, a French cuff shirt may have been the only option for formal occasions and a button cuff seen as a casual statement, but stylish and daring men these days are regularly wearing suits sans tie, sports jackets mixed with denim, and tuxedo shirts without a dinner jacket. fundas samsung galaxy s10 The common theme that unites these different looks is the disparity between casual and dressy elements and the wearers ability to pull them off with aplomb. fundas huawei p smart 2019 Remember, variety is the spice of every great wardrobe and so it is no coincidence that the Philippe Perzi Vienna shirt collection provides our customers with a broad range of dress shirts with French cuff and button cuff. Which cuff you should choose, ultimately comes down to a personal preference as to what looks good. 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