Button down collar shirts is one of famous varieties of mens shirts that are specifically designed for formal occasions and needs. There are several types of formal shirt varieties that men pick from but, these types of shirts are specially noted for the collar style. You find that the collar of the shirt is buttoned down with the shirt to keep it in its position. We can find that these buttons that hold the collars of the shirts down ad relatively smaller size than the other buttons used in the front and cuffs. If you try to replace a worn out shirt collar button with a normal size button you can find that the eyelet of the collar buttons are small and won't be sufficient enough for a normal button to get fixed in. You have to remember not to wear a button down shirt with a double breasted suit.
You can find that these specially collared shirts have soft color and are easy to iron them for the next use. You might try using some starch to keep them up straight and neatly buttoned. If you look back at the history of these smart shirt choice you will be surprised to know that buttoned down shirts were polo players' option. The polo players wanted their shirt collars to stay away from flying and hiding their eyes while they ride their horse at great speed or try to mount them quickly.
In recent days we are able to see men wearing these special dress shirts without buttoning their collars to make a fashion statement. We can say that it does not look bad in this style either. Hope you don't make a reflection of yourself as a lazy man without the patience to button your collar. People these days are really open to any type of fashion ideas, unless you have the confidence to carry it all.