Your doubts are justified if you're wondering whether you can wear a tie with a short-sleeved shirt. Let us tell you straight away: this combo is not okay! Sure, some may argue that this look is acceptable in certain situations, but the general opinion is clear: it's a fashion faux pas. So, is there any way to make it work? Find out!
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About Hockerty custom short sleeve shirts
Short-sleeved shirts are the best option for combating the heat and keeping your style during hot weather. Perfect for summer office attire, combined with chinos or even with shorts. Choose your favourite cotton or linen fabric and design your made to measure short sleeve dress shirt
How to Fold a Short Sleeve Dress Shirt
To fold a short sleeve dress shirt, follow these steps:
Lay the shirt flat on a clean surface, with the front facing down.
Fold the sleeves towards the center of the back of the shirt, making sure they are straight and even.
Fold the bottom of the shirt up to the midpoint of the shoulder area, so that the shirt forms a rectangle.
Fold the shirt in half horizontally, with the collar at the top and the folded sleeves at the bottom.
Smooth out any wrinkles and adjust the folds as needed.
Store the folded shirt in a drawer or on a shelf, making sure it is not crushed or wrinkled by other items.
How to Wear a Short Sleeve Shirt
Choose the right fit: A well-fitted short sleeve dress shirt should hug your body without being too tight or too loose. Make sure to try on different sizes to find the perfect fit for your body type.
Pay attention to the material: Short sleeve dress shirts come in a variety of fabrics, such as cotton, linen, and silk. Choose a material that is comfortable and appropriate for the occasion.
Select the right colour and pattern: Opt for colors and patterns that complement your skin tone and personal style. Solid colors such as white, blue, and gray are classic options, while patterns like stripes and checks can add a bit of personality to your look.
Pair it with the right trousers: Short sleeve dress shirts can be worn with a variety of trousers, such as dress trousers, khakis, and even jeans. Choose trousers that match the formality of the occasion and the colour and style of the shirt.