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Are white shirts now back in fashion? It seems that NBC newscasters are wearing them and now the Democatic candidates are only wearing them.
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As the saying goes....You can never have too many white shirts. Politicians wear white shirts alot as they are more conservative and go well with the red or blue tie that they like to wear. Also TV newsmen wear white as it is classic and looks good w/the dark suits that they are required to wear. I don't know about nationally but locally KNBC here in LA has required their TV newscasters to wear dark colored suits or sportcoats. Light colors don't show up too well on TV. The Bright lights from the set bleach them out. White works well on TV as does light blue. Stripes or checks don't come out well even on HD TV's.
Once-upon-a-time, white shirts were verboten on TV because the cameras used would depict mainly glare.
Thankfully they have better cameras now. I think it is much easier for them to wear a white or blue shirt as it matches with every color suit and easy to pare a tie with.
Every season the Designers like Armani, Polo,Kiton, Borrelli, Brioni, Charvet and the others seem to pick a color or pattern and say this is the color we want to push. Subsequently you will see more lavender shirts one year, or yellow, or melon, or stripes or checks. But White is always the go to shirt.
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