Favorite brand of French cuffed shirts?

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  1. Costanza

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    Whats your favorite brand? Looking for buisness casual / semi casual and something to wear with some nice jeans.
     
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    Don't wear french cuffed shirts with jeans.
     
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    But I look sexay
     
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    It can work.

    But only in the following situation. It is hot, and you are going to have your sleeves rolled up the entire night. Makes for a neater fold. White french cuff shirt, rolled up sleeves, jeans and a pair of leather flip flops can work pretty well as a semi-casual bbq kind of thing

    Apart from that, never.
     
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    jeans and flip flops, ew

    and i don't think rolled up sleeves are supposed to be neat :dunno: to each their own
     
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    90% of french cuff shirts I've seen look massively douche bag/tool. There are only a few executions that look good but it seems to have been invaded by tools in the past couple years.
     
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    Pretty standard Aust causal bbq wear :dunno:
     
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    Except for on business shirts. On business shirts button cuffs look shit. Absolute shit
     
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    Here's the arbitrary rule that is now official because I said it:

    -French cuff
    --only appropriate when worn with both a jacket and tie
     
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    I disagree.

    They simply sit nicer - I basically never wear a tie, always wear a suit and always wear french cuffs.

    That kind of bullshit is archaic and not rooted in any form of common sense
     
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    Nail in the coffin right here
     
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    :ugh: yeah mate.

    They look better as a business shirt. Simple. I don't wear them out to bars.

    And if you don't draw attention to the cufflinks and just wear them as, well, cuffs, rather than a daring and dashing accessory who the fuck cares? It's actually very, very hard to find a decent business shirt in Oz that isn't for french cuffs. Same in the UK - and it is also very common for nearly every profession to dispense with the full tie and just go suit and french cuff shirt for standard office wear.

    I look at half the shit that some of you slavish trend whores wear in here and it fucking makes me lol, but that is your choice to wear that shit, and I'm not going to set some pointless rules about not wearing crutch rubbing tight jeans on wednesdays, because in the end, who the fuck cares?
     
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    Pink and Dunhill both make a good french cuff shirt, but I find that if you're going to spend that much money on a shirt you're better off asking around for the name of a good tailor who will custom make the shirt.
     
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    Nothing like a decent tailor made shirt.
     
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    Plus - given the expense of so many 'name brand' shirts these days, you'd be surprised to find that bespoke shirts could be less expensive. In Toronto, there's a fellow named Ridolphi or Ridolpho that makes the bespoke shirts for Harry Rosen and Holts, where they cost $200+ but if you go to his own studio, they're around $100. He's up at Steeles and Dufferin.
     
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    going to have to take note of this


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    I like Nordstrom and Paul Smith for my French Cuffs.
     

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