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White banded-collar blouse Grant Cornett

Chopping off a stiff collar can make a button-down feel much less “board meeting.” This is a good solution, too, for a collar that’s gotten roughed up and stained with makeup: You can remove it and save the shirt.

Cost: under $45.


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