White Collar

After years of languishing in the minor leagues — think cater-waiter and school uniforms — the crisp white shirt reclaims its title as the most versatile of wardrobe classics.

May 1, 2012 11:00 AM

Into the Folds

More origami than oxford, a sleeveless sheath with pleated shirttail leaves a lasting impression—wear with wide trousers and a belt for serious business.

Shirt, $1,750, pants, $2,100, belt, $730, Céline at Jeffrey Atlanta; (404) 237-9000. Shoes, $1,075, Christian Louboutin; christianlouboutin.com. Cuff, $1,195, Reed Krakoff; (877) 733-3525.