The tab collar excels if you want to show off your tie knot, it is designed to be worn with a tie but doesn't have the flexibility of being able to wear it open necked so not everyones cup of tea.
On Sundays' results show Dermot O'Leary wore a Guy Field Tab Collar in a light grey baby airtex cotton.
The Prince of Wales sported the style back in the 1920s being it to public attention where it remained popular until falling from favour by the 1940's
More recently there has been a renewed interest in the style, spurred on by the likes of Daniel Craig as James Bond choosing to wear them.
If you like your tailoring a tab collar would make a good addition to the shirt collection and great to wear to any event that requires a tie.