A man's dress shirt would be considered one of the most important clothing for men and thus, we need to learn more about the different kinds of mens shirts.
The variety of collars you will be reading about below can usually only be purchased with custom dress shirts, meaning you won't find all of these mentioned mens dress shirt at your regular shopping mall.
NB. Some of the information for this squidoo lens was sourced from the ShirtsPedia: Men's Dress Shirt Guide. You can also find a bunch of customizable collars at ShirtsMyWay.com
Classic Straight Point Collar
You can never go wrong with this collar. It is suited for most faces and necks, and is the most commonly available collar. A classic design, a safe choice for anyone.
This collar style can be attributed to Brooks Brothers, and was invented so that the flaps of the collar don't flap around. This collar has a two buttons or pins that can hold the flaps of the collar down. The look of this tends to be informal, that's why it is used more in a business-casual setting.
Cutaway or Spread Collar
This collar has a wider spread than most, thus the name. Using the bigger, wider Windsor Knot or Half-Windsor would be the most appropriate know to conceal the wide space. This type of collar is perfect for those with slim faces.
One of the collars that cannot be worn with a tie, this may bring some informal look to the suit but if coupled with a certain blazer, would give it a more formal look. Some variations of this include: Clerical Collar and Mandarain Collar.
Wing collars is another collar that doesn't use the tie, instead uses bow-ties. This shirt is used primarily with tuxedos.