Do you need to get dressed up for work in long sleeve collared shirts? On those hot summer days looking good can be a little rough. It’s easy to be tempted to roll your sleeves up. If rolled up incorrectly, you can create damage to the carefully crafted fibers in your shirt sleeves. Some men spend a lot of money looking dapper at the office. It would be a shame to only wear that beautifully tailor shirt once. On and off the runway, there are men rolling up their sleeves perfectly. If this is a style your office will let you get away with, this guide will be the savior of your work day.
Step 1: The Sharper Edge
There are several different styles in which one can roll their sleeves. The first step to any rolled style is carefully unbuttoning the buttons on the sleeve. For longer sleeves, it is better to fold you sleeves up then roll. Fold them just below the angle of your elbow. It looks sharper and won’t crush your shirt fibers.
Step 2: Rock and Roll Your Sleeves
To add a little rock to your everyday business look, or a night out on the town you could roll your short sleeve shirt up a couple of hairs. It will give any man that infamous James Dean look in just a matter of seconds. Just a few turns up your arm will do!
Step 3: Style Your Jacket
One of the hottest things right now in fashion to do is to roll your sleeves under a jacket. Turn one cuff up; push the sleeves on the jacket up, just below the elbow again for a sharp look. Carefully fold the sleeves until it covers the ribbing of the jacket.
This may sound like a lot of work to some, or you may be just as nervous as us about ruining that finely tailored shirt of yours. Luckily, there are several designers that have taken it upon themselves to start making the pre-folded shirt. Most of which are held in place by a carefully positioned button, to hold it all together for you. When Monday comes around, we’re sure you will roll up looking fabulous.