Different Types of Band Collars for Men and Women Garments
Lecturer, Dept. of Fashion Design
KCC Women’s College (Affiliated by Khulna University)
Collars are classified as band, high stand, and low stand. Within each types there are several styles defined by the shape of the collar’s outer edge. Different types of band collars are shown in the garments design. Different types of band collars are mainly used in men shirt, panjabi, fotuya, T-shirt, and also used in women’s garments.
Band collars have a straight or convex neckline edge.
Different types of band collars for men and women garments are explained with picture in below:
Straight or slightly curved collar cut on straight yam direction or bias. May fasten in the front or back. (Also called stand-up collar.)
A band collar on a wide neckline. (Also called the moat or wedding-band collar.)
Wide, high band, close fitting collar that fastens in the back. (Also called Victorian collar.)
A band collar located farther away from the base of the neck than the ring collar.
Band collar with square or rounded ends that do not quite meet at center front. (Also called mandarin or Nehru collar.)
Narrow band collar that fastens on the right side. (Also called Ben Casey collar.)
Stiff band collar with pointed ends that fold outward.
Wide band collar that fastens on the left side. May be embroidered. (Also called Zhivago or Russian collar.)
Stiff white band collar, fastened in back. (Also called a Roman collar.) White collar may be partly covered by a black or colored collar called a rabat.
Long extension of wide band collar tied in a bow.
Long medium-wide to wide band collar with the two ends brought to the front and looped over each other. May be an extension of the collar or attached at back neck of collar. (Longer variation called stock-tie or flip-tie collar.)
Large wide band collar variation which stands away from the face. Generally opens in front.
Band collars of rib knit:
High rounded neckline finished with narrow strip of rib knit.
High rounded neckline finished with very wide strip of rib knit that is often worn folded over.
High rounded neckline finished with medium wide strip of rib knit.
Wide bias-cut draped collar. May be of knitted fabric like a wider and deeper variation of the turtleneck which drapes in soft folds.