Basics – Know your Shirt Cuffs

A cuff is an extra layer of fabric at the lower edge of the sleeve of a garment covering the arms’ cuffs may be made by turning back the material, or as a separate band of material may be sewn on or worn separately attached by buttons or studs.


Shirts are of 3 Kinds of Cuffs

  1. Button cuffs: Also called barrel cuffs, they have buttonholes on the one side and in the other (sometimes more than one, so that the fit can be adjusted.
  2. Link cuffs: they have buttonholes on both sides and are meant to be closed with cufflinks or silk knot, they come in 2 form which is
  3. Single cuffs and
  4. French cuffs

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Single Vs French Cuffs

  1. Single cuffs: The single cuffs are originally linked cuffs. They are required for white tie, they are also worn with a business suit.
  2. French cuffs: It is also called double cuffs, are twice as long and worn folded back on them salves. It is more formal than the button cuffs and can be worn with a business suit or more formal clothing. Some people wear this cuff without a tie or jacket. They remain the preferred choice for semi-formal, black tie events.
  3. Center table cuffs may be closed with buttons or with cufflinks

Bestseller No. 1
Alimens & Gentle French Cuff Regular Fit Dress Shirts (Cufflink included) (16.5" Neck - 34"/35" Sleeve, White New)
  • Italy Design Contrast Collar French Cuff Dress Shirts;
  • Variety Styles Of Metal Cufflinks Send Randomly;
  • Produced By Soft Polyster & Cotton Blended Fabric Which Gives Most Comfortable Wear;
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  • Fits True to Size And Regular Fit Style Make You Feel Good and Conformtable When Wearing;
Bestseller No. 2
Kenneth Cole REACTION Men's Technicole Slim Fit Stretch Solid French Cuff Spread Collar Dress Shirt, White, 16.5" Neck 34-35" Sleeve
  • Stretch fabric
  • The no-seam design combined with flex fabrication provides optimum mobility
  • Elastic sewing thread allows maximum range of motion
  • Tekfit comfort collar band stretches up to half an inch for ultimate flexibility
  • Spread collar, French cuff, and no pocket
SaleBestseller No. 3
Calvin Klein Men's Non Iron Slim Fit French Cuff Dress Shirt, White, 16.5" Neck 34"-35" Sleeve
  • Advanced non-iron fabric balances temperature
  • Wicks moisture for cool, dry comfort
  • Spread collar
  • French cuff
  • No pocket
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