― ∙ Full summers, from Memorial Day through Labor Day, were dubbed dress down. Of course, common sense was required. There were still days when the formal attire was more prudent but this still left long stretches of time when the white shirts were imprisoned together in the back of many closets. The testosterone laced between the strands of white fabric, steaming. And here, ladies, is when white shirts became our reluctant ally. When a man wants to be ready for battle … a negotiation, a [...].