Question: Whats the purpose of cufflinks on a shirt?

Cufflinks are used to link or fasten the cuffs on French cuff shirts. These are formal shirts that do not come with buttons. Cufflinks complement their formality.

The Barrel Cuff The two button double-fold cuff (known as the cocktail cuff or Portofino) was made famous by the superspy, James Bond. However, if you want to wear cufflinks there are two other types of shirts that you may choose from: french cuffs or single cuffs.

Cufflinks are most commonly worn for formal events, weddings and with business attire. They should be worn when a full suit or a blazer is part of the overall attire.

What type of shirt do you wear with cufflinks?

French cuff shirts What kind of shirt do you wear cufflinks with? Cufflinks are traditionally worn with French cuff shirts. Having said that, any shirt that has holes for cufflinks instead of buttons, or in addition to buttons, can be worn with cufflinks.

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