- Henley shirt
A henley shirt is a collarless men's casualwear pullover
shirt, characterized by a 10 cm to 15 cm (4-6") long placketbeneath the round neckline, usually having 2-5 buttons. It essentially resembles a collarless polo shirt. The sleeves may be either short or long sleeve, and it can be made in almost any fabric, although cotton, and cotton- polyesterblends, and thermals are by far the most popular. Henley shirts are generally regarded as menswear, but recently women's versions have appeared as well.
They were so named because this particular style of shirt was the traditional uniform of rowers in the English town of
Originally quite popular in the early 1990s, henley shirts have recently made a fashion comeback, especially in Western countries such as the
United Statesand Canada, but also in some East Asian Countries such as Japanand Korea.
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