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Ever Wondered Why Men's Shirts Have Buttons On The Right While Women's On The Left?

Shirts are an integral part of our clothing just like our jean or denim. Pull over a basic shirt and you are good to go. Be it a man or a woman, we both love to sport a shirt. But have you ever wondered why we have buttons on different sides? 

No, right!

Well, to tell you this goes back to the time of Napolean and you will love your shirts even more after reading this.

Ever Wondered Why Men's Shirts Have Buttons On The Right While Women's On The Left?

Ever Wondered Why Men's Shirts Have Buttons On The Right While Women's On The Left?

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Ever wondered why Napolean had his right hand tucked in his shirt?

Ever wondered why Napolean had his right hand tucked in his shirt?

Napolean used to tuck his right hand in his shirt. Later, every woman started mimicking him, sticking their hands the same way. Thus, he gave the order to have buttons on the opposite side for all.

Going back in the old days. 

Going back in the old days. 

Rich women had servants to dress them up while men used to get dressed up all by themselves. It was easier for right-handed servants to shut the buttons. 

And riding ponies.

And riding ponies.

Men usually rode on the left-hand side of the road if they had to carry swords. While the women had their buttons on the left so that sitting sidesaddle won't let any air enter their shirt. 

When women wanted to be treated equally. 

When women wanted to be treated equally. 

But they also wanted to look different to men and hence, borrowed features from men's clothing. 

So now you know the reason behind men having their buttons on the right. 

So now you know the reason behind men having their buttons on the right. 

No, it's not like they are trying to look like Napolean. 

No, it's not like they are trying to look like Napolean. 

It's because women are always right. 

It's because women are always right. 

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