Very few people know that this type of shirt is called Grandad collar shirt because older men wore this kind of semi-formal shirt without a tie soon after they retired.

ASOS DESIGN sheer crepe shirt with half placket and grandad collar in peach
ASOS DESIGN sheer crepe shirt with half placket and grandad collar in peach @£25.00 asos.com

But as fashion popularized, even young aged men started opting for these types of shirts. Men wear the Grandad Collar shirt when it’s Friday the weekend or at a party with colleagues.

ASOS DESIGN 2 pack skinny fit shirt with grandad collar in khaki/black save
ASOS DESIGN 2 pack skinny fit shirt with grandad collar in khaki/black save @£28.00 asos.com

Grandad collar shirts have always been a favourite in the men’s fashion industry. They are extremely popular with men from all backgrounds – it doesn’t matter if you’re from a working-class background or an elite social circle.

Lyon Becker Men's Slim Fit Grandad Casual Shirt
Lyon Becker Men’s Slim Fit Grandad Casual Shirt amazon.co.uk

It is no surprise that they have stayed on top of the fashion scene for so many years. Grandad has stood the test of time and is still one of the most popular collars in the market today.

Rogues Of London Grandad Collar Shirt

However, there are some contemporary design trends that you should be aware of to help you achieve the look you are aiming for.

Pull&Bear grandad collar shirt in black
Pull&Bear grandad collar shirt in black @£19.99 asos.com

So, what are these trends? One of the most popular modern Grandad collar shirt fashions is that of the classic white and black.

 

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This combination works extremely well with virtually any kind of casual clothing that you might be wearing. It can lend itself to the laid-back look that many people prefer to wear daily and are extremely comfortable wearing for a long period. It also looks fantastic when paired with other colours and accessories such as tie-dyed shirts or cardigans.

ASOS DESIGN regular fit overhead linen shirt with grandad collar in navy
ASOS DESIGN regular fit overhead linen shirt with grandad collar in navy @£25.00 asos.com

Another popular trend is that of coloured collar shirts. Black and white are trendy colours, especially as more men try to incorporate a bit more colour into their wardrobe.

Richard Hawkes Men's Regular Fit Grandad Casual Oxford Shirt
Richard Hawkes Men’s Regular Fit Grandad Casual Oxford Shirt amazon.co.uk

Colours like bright pinks and blues have become ever more popular, helping to give men’s fashion accessories an even greater sense of vibrancy.

Reiss Romeo Grandad Collar Shirt White

Red is another colour that has become very popular, particularly with the younger generation. Red is known to represent energy and enthusiasm, and it is also known to make people feel happier and more outgoing.

JOLIME Men's Slim Fit Satin Shiny Silk Feel Casual Wedding Grandad Collar Long Sleeve Dress Shirt
JOLIME Men’s Slim-Fit Satin Shiny Silk Feel Casual Wedding Grandad Collar Long Sleeve Dress Shirt amazon.co.uk

The materials used in these collars are highly durable, and choosing one is often based on the fact that they are likely to last a long time.

When choosing the style of Grandad collar, you would like to choose, and there are several different designs to choose from.

Grandad collar shirt idea

Ladies tend to choose designs such as the ones that feature a satin collar and a lace front. Collars can also be made from leather, which is an option that more men are looking at. There are also options available for collars that feature cufflinks, buckles, and buttons.

ASOS DESIGN slim fit navy polka dot shirt with grandad collar in short sleeve
ASOS DESIGN slim fit navy polka dot shirt with grandad collar in short sleeve @£20.00 asos.com

Always pick the right colour of the shirt because colours like Grey, Pale green, and Cream reduce the appearance of the Grandad collar shirt.

ASOS DESIGN slim fit organic oxford grandad collar shirt in burgundy
ASOS DESIGN slim fit organic oxford grandad collar shirt in burgundy @£9.00 asos.com

Also, pick the right shirt that fits you perfectly; the button-down shirt should have the perfect collar that fits the neck well.

Lyon Becker Men's Grandad Collar Shirt
Lyon Becker Men’s Grandad Collar Shirt amazon.co.uk

It can be difficult knowing where to start when it comes to choosing a Grandad collar shirt. The important thing is that you pick a design that you like and pick a collar that fits well. If you follow these simple steps, then you will be making a better choice.

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