sailor collar

sail′or col`lar

a collar, as on a middy blouse, that is broad and square in the back and tapers to a Vin the front.
[1890–95, Amer.]
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Whilst she was in the Brigade, Minnie "wore a long navy blue pleated skirt, a huge 'sailor collar' on the top tunic and a huge 'Pancake' hat".
For effortless style choose a white ribbed knit with unusually deep v-neck sailor collar and relaxed front pocket or a navy and white striped long-sleeve tee.
ITEM 15: These were a number of photographs of Princess Diana wearing a sailor collar. She did not like them and gave them to me to give away.
Diana's ground-breaking style statements ought to come with a health warning - remember the sailor collar and meringue-shaped wedding dress?
A sailor collar is a good example--a swing tack may be used on each back comer to allow the collar to shift naturally with the movement of the body while preventing it from flipping up completely.
Probably for lots of practical reasons They were easy to roll up when the lower leg needed freedom; if a man fell overboard, flared pants (and sailor collars) might give seamen something to grab in order to pull him back on board; bell-bottoms could also be easier to take off when soaking wet, thereby facilitating an easier escape from weighty wool clothes when a ship began to sink.
The children changed into period costumes - pinafores for girls and sailor collars for boys.
Perhaps that's why, reading Gallo's book, I kept thinking of Coleridge's lengthy "Rime of the Ancient Mariner," in which an old sailor collars a young man and forces him to sit still for his bitter, cautionary tale.