Sometimes in life, a man wakes up and decides that today is the day he wants to impress his women. Through his extensive collection of shirts he wades, deep into the recesses of his closed - past the polos and t-shirts - to select a shirt with buttons down the front.
Let's go ahead and pretend I didn't just notice this shirt has snaps instead of buttons. I have SO few photos of Mr. RH, and this makes my heart sad. Let's not dwell.
In selecting the shirt with buttons, a man has secured his place as more attractive than a man in a t-shirt simply by choice of shirt. It's an impressive feat.
However, there is one thing left to be settled. Is the shirt, with buttons down the front, a "button-up" shirt or a "button-down" shirt.
As pointed out by Sarah, button-down technically refers to the collar of a dress shirt, which is actually buttoned down to the shirt to ensure the tie stays in place.
Technicalities aside, this was a hot-button debate.
On team button-up: @MisterRH, @teatimewithtess, @theratpack07, @pnutsandpearls, @brwneyedlinds, @perfectwhitebow, @_amandadee, @samkbt, @smithja2003, @sara_may
On team button-down: @ClassyFabSarah, @HRobud, @whaleflipflops, @mshep2188, @belleinpink, @iwbadg, @littlechick, @cheeryhomemaker, @thenortherner, @kolkatamomRN, @Gracie_Beth, @pinksass, @SadieCass, @natylite78, @TheSouthernWife, @emshrock, @jessmodestlyrox, @KappaCarrie
@tthompson14 further brought up the point that they are actually two different kinds of shirts. But at this point, my head had already exploded (because I was right and feeling big-headed) and couldn't deal. This was seconded with info by @_ssh.
Have we missed any points, friends? Or am I just right, along with at least 17 of the coolest people on the internet.
WHAT SAY YOU?