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French Cuffs French cuffs (Image: Pixabay) French cuffs are more formal than barrel cuffs. They have extra length that is folded back and fastened with cufflinks.

What is a French cuff shirt?

Our most formal cuff, the French cuff is twice as long as regular cuffs and is folded back on itself and closed with cuff links. French cuffs have a very pronounced look and we usually pair them with our more debonair collar styles or formal shirts. See more french cuffs.

What is a convertible French cuff?

Convertible Cuff is simply a barrel cuff that converts to french cuff. French cuffs are around twice as long as the typical barrel cuff and then folded back on themselves and closed off with cuff links.

Why do people French cuff shirts?

French cuffs portray class, drive and power—but only when worn correctly. Traditional guys tend to wear their suits with a little more room, which allows for the dressier French cuff. Guys who favor more modern styles—read: slimmer, more tailored suits—don’t usually wear this style of dress shirt.

Are French cuffs too formal?

The traditional view on this subject is that French cuffs should really only be worn in more formal scenarios, such as if you’re wearing black tie or if you’re wearing a conventional business suit and necktie. Some will even argue that wearing French cuffs with a blazer or sport coat is a stretch.

Is Double cuff the same as French cuff?

As opposed to the single cuff, the French cuff is twice as long and doubles back over itself. This is why it’s commonly referred to in England as the “double cuff.” However, the French cuff is similar to the single cuff as they both require cuff links to fasten.

Are French cuffs still in style?

French cuffs are embraced by many. It’s a challenge to look casual in French cuffs; they’re designed for formal wear. With our standard two-button cuffs, our shirts easily transition from the office to the weekend.

Can you wear French cuffs with jeans?

A: Men don’t have to limit their French-cuff shirts to dressy business suits or formal wear. Your husband’s choice of jeans with his French-cuff shirt could work if he chooses crisp, dark denim jeans with a narrow silhouette. But just say no to faded, baggy denim — no matter what he’s wearing on top.

Can you wear cufflinks without a French cuff?

No. First, you need to find a French cuff shirt. While these used to only be available on a standard white tuxedo shirt, French cuffs can now be found on almost every type of button-down out there.

Do you wear French cuffs with a suit?

As a general rule, you should wear French cuffs anytime you feel like sprucing up an outfit. By all means, wear French cuffs under a suit jacket, but keep in mind you can also wear them under a sweater or a blazer as long as there is enough wrist space to accommodate the extra fabric from the cuffs.