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What Does the Color of Your Shirt Say About You as a Person?

May 27, 2022 6 min read

What Does the Color of Your Shirt Say About You as a Person?

We all know that first impressions are important, and the way we dress can say a lot about us as individuals. Did you know that the color of your dress shirt is actually one detail that can give others a glimpse into your personality!

In this article we will talk about and explain what the color of your shirt could say about your personality, and how people might see you. We will also talk about when to wear less conservative colors and when to stick to the classics. Happy reading!


A white dress shirt is probably the most classic and timeless shirt that you can wear. So, if you are someone who values tradition and simplicity, then the white shirt might be the perfect choice for you. A white shirt says that you likely are practical and organised, with a keen eye for detail. And when it comes to style, you always aim for effortless class and elegance.

So go ahead and rock that perfect white shirt!

White Dress Shirt for Men From Dandy & Son

White Extreme Cutaway Shirt from Dandy and Son!


A black shirt is another classic, even though it is more or less the opposite of a white shirts. Wearing black is often seen as being mysterious, rebellious, and edgy. Those who wear black shirts are often seen as being independent, confident, and even brooding. The great thing with a black shirt is that it can be both dressed up and dressed down. You can wear it with a patterned and colourful tie, or why not a golden collar bar!

Black Extreme Cutaway Shirt for Men

Black Extreme Cutaway Shirt from Dandy and Son.


Gray is a sophisticated color that can be both serious and stylish and fall somewhere between white and black. If you choose to wear a grey shirt, you are likely an introspective person who is calm and collected. You are also probably someone who is intelligent and pragmatic!

And when it comes to style, a grey shirt says that you prefer classic pieces that will never go out of fashion.

Grey Dress Shirt for Men from Dandy and Son

Grey Extreme Cutaway Shirt from Dandy and Son.


Now when we are done talking about the standard white, grey, and black shirts, let us look at the more colorful shirts that are out there! A blue shirt portrays trustworthiness and dependability. People who wear blue shirts are often seen as being warm, compassionate, and reliable. They also tend to be open-minded and easy-going.

Do you want to be seen as open-minded and easy-going? Then head over to Dandy & Son’s website and check in the large range of different blue shirts we offer!

Extreme Cutaway Blue Premium Weave Shirt French Cuff

Blue Extreme Cutaway Shirt from Dandy and Son.


The color red and especially red clothing is often associated with power, dominance, and excitement.

Red is also the color of love, so it is no surprise that people who wear red shirts are often assumed to be passionate, fun, and romantic! Some people might say that red can be a difficult color to wear on a dress shirt, but we strongly disagree, because there are so many different alternatives out there!

Red Checked Dress Shirt for Men

Red Gingham Extreme Cutaway Shirt from Dandy and Son.


As you know by now, colors and therefore the color of your shirt can say a lot about you and your personality. A green shirt for example is seen as friendly and approachable. People who wear green shirts are often seen as being down-to-earth, relaxed, and easy to get along with.

A person who wears a green shirt are also thought to be compassionate and caring. And when it comes to style, they prefer comfort and function. If you're looking for a shirt that will help you to stand out in a crowd and that says friendly and funky, then you should consider getting yourself a green shirt!

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Photo by PodPros on Unsplash


The color yellow is a joyous and optimistic hue. People who wear yellow clothing are frequently regarded as pleasant and optimistic. They're also considered to be inventive and spontaneous. And when it comes to fashion, they like things that are unique and attention-grabbing.

Yellow is a very popular color for men. It's a great hue to wear if you want to feel wonderful while also standing out in a crowd. It is also a great summer color!
Yellow Gingham Extreme Cutaway Shirt from Dandy & Son

Yellow Gingham Extreme Cutaway Shirt from Dandy & Son


Some people might see pink as a more feminine color. But these days more and more men are wearing pink shirts and clothing, and it looks great! Pink is a great color to wear because it is, just like red, seen as a romantic color that is being viewed as representing tenderness, empathy, sensitivity, and compassion.

In addition, people who choose to wear pink are believed to be caring and nurturing, and who does not want to be seen as that? 

So, if you're looking for a pop of color in your outfit, look no further than the timeless elegance of pink. After all, it's truly a color to swoon over!

Pink Contrasting Collar Shirt

Pink Extreme Cutaway Shirt with Contrast Collar from Dandy and Son.

How To Make Sure Your Shirts Send the Right Message About You!

Do you want to make sure your dress shirt sends out the right message about you? We believe that there are two approaches to this, either choose a color based on the mood you are in or based on the mood you want to be in!

Do you want to be seen as organized and put together? Then a white shirt, like a white extreme cutaway shirt, is the perfect choice for you!

But if you are going on a date, that you really want to be successful. Then why not wear a pink or red shirt, because people who wear these colors are assumed to be romantic, tender, and passionate! Why not check out these contrast collar shirts for men from Dandy & Son. They are perfect to wear and can be both dressed up or worn with an open collar!

However, the most important thing is to feel confident and comfortable in whatever you wear!

Mix of Gingham Shirts from Dandy & Son

There Is a Time and Place for Each Shirt and Color.

The shirt you choose for an occasion should make you feel confident and comfortable, but it is also important that the color of your shirt fits in with the situation and atmosphere of the occasion. You do not want to look like you misunderstood the dress code!

For a more casual event, like a date or a drink with your friends, you could choose a shirt in a brighter and more joyful color, like green or blue for example. However, if you are attending a formal event, then a shirt in a classic color like white, black, or perhaps grey is a safe card!

Yes, the color of your shirt can be important depending on situation and occasion. We do not think that wearing a less conservative color to an interview or meeting would ruin your chances of success. But it could send the wrong message about you. For example, if you are interviewing for a job in a traditional and conservative industry, then a bright red or neon green shirt might not be the best choice. In situations like this, we think that sticking to the classic colors might be your best option as this will help you to create a more positive and professional impression. Remember, the first impressions are always important.

Blue Extreme Cutaway Shirt with Contrast Collar from Dandy and Son.

Other Factors, apart from the Color to Consider.

In addition to the color of your dress shirt, it is also important to consider the fit and style. The fit should be flattering and comfortable, and the style should reflect your personal preferences. You might also want to consider the fabric of the shirt and whether it is suitable for the climate or season. For example, a 100% cotton shirt is a great choice for this coming summer season!

Thank you very much for visiting our blog and reading this article. And remember, the most important thing is to wear something that makes you feel good!