Button-Down Shirts for Every Shape
If You Have Broad Shoulders
Look for: A sleeve seam that lines up with the outer edge of the shoulder (it should not lie on top of the shoulder). Make sure the
cut tapers in toward the waist so that your upper half doesn’t look boxy. Also, “a tie neck softens the horizontal line at
the shoulders and brings the eye to body’s center,” says Michelle T. Sterling, the founder of Global Image Group, a personal
styling and consulting firm in New York City.
Avoid: Puff or cap sleeves that emphasize shoulder width.
Try wearing it: Tucked into a flared skirt to create more balance.
When it comes to the do’s and don’ts, you’ve got lots of questions. Here, solutions for making the season merry and bright.