The Exaggerated Collar That’s Currently Dominating Our Instagram Feeds
Shop this sea-worthy style accoutrement before it blows up.
Switching up a shirt's collar is a delightful way to take a garment from its status as a simple blouse or knit and elevate it to something interesting—a tactic Danish brand Ganni made commonplace over the last few years with its ruffled detachable collars. While said shirting accoutrements range from Peter Pan-style rounded renditions to cape-style flounces, today's obsession lies under the nautical umbrella.
Photo: Riccardo Piazza / Courtesy of Bevza
Modern riffs on sailor collars have made their appearance in collections ranging from Rosie Assoulin to La Ligne, decorating recent runways at Miu Miu and Bevza. The collar in question is characterized by an exaggerated flap that hangs over your back, sometimes extending to hang in front of your chest, as well. Though nautical in nature, this style of collar has been transposed to accommodate everyday wear, adorning quarter zips and simple button-downs. Whether you're into the blouses or their sweater counterpart, we've rounded up 12 iterations for you to add to your wardrobe below.
Ribbed Wool and Cashmere-blend Sweater
Sailor-collar Striped Knit Jumper
Sailor Collar Wool-blend Sweater
Benny Wool Sweater
Tate Ruffled Organic Cotton-poplin Blouse
Ischia Sailor-collar Linen Midi Dress
Jacket with Removable Collar
Exaggerated-collar Cotton-poplin Sailor Top
Recycled Knitted Sweater
Mouline Wool and Cashmere-blend Sweater
Sailor-collar V-neck Ribbed Sweater
Top photo: Su Mustecaplioglu / Courtesy of Rosie Assoulin
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