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mandarin collar


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A narrow upright collar usually divided in front.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a short unfolded stand-up collar on a shirt or jacket


The style originated from Western interpretation of dresses worn by mandarins in Imperial China. (Wiktionary)


  • A shopgirl in a slim dress with a mandarin collar stood behind the counter leisurely munching her way through a bag of pork rinds while flipping through Vogue.

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