A dress shirt, button shirt, button-front, button-front shirt, button-down, button-down shirt, or button-up shirt is a garment with a collar and a full-length opening at the front, which is fastened using buttons or shirt studs.
Dress shirts are normally made from woven cloth, and are often accompanied by a jacket, collar sleeve, and tie, for example with a suit or formalwear, but shirts are also worn more casually.
Traditionally dress shirts were worn by men and boys, whereas women and girls often wore blouses or, sometimes, known as chemises. However, in the mid-1800s, they also became an item of women's clothing and are worn by both sexes today.
The term "button-down" refers to a type of shirt which has a collar fastened down by buttons, but is sometimes used in error to apply to all dress shirts.
Base is an international design, communications, audiovisual, copywriting and publishing firm established in 1993. The company has studios located in New York, Brussels, Santiago and Geneva.
Base was founded in 1993 in Brussels.
From late 2001 to 2003, Base designed and produced BEople, “a magazine about a certain Belgium.”. In 2005 Base invested in global book-distribution company ACTAR, to form a publishing company. The first book from BuratPublishing was a monograph of artist Maria Ozawa entitled "Are You Experienced to Fuck me?", and was released in 2009.
In 2007, Base partnered to open BozarShop, the museum store at the Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels.
D&AD Awards 2009 Nominated, BozarShop, online movies