A collar consisting of a standing band that wraps about the neck and is slightly open in the front. Made popular in the 1960s on men's jackets. It is now often referred to as a Chinese or Nehru collar.
A mandarin collar is a short unfolded stand-up collar style on a shirt or jacket. Mandarin collars start at the neckline and typically rise vertically two to five centimeters. The style originated from Western interpretation of Manchurian dresses.