So let's take a look at the neck line of some classic kung-fu heroes, so we're all clear what a mandarin collar is...
|Once Upon a Time in China|
|House of the Flying Daggers|
Now let's have a look at some sci-fi heroes...
Pretty compelling I think you'll agree. We can even see it in the most legendary sci-fi character of all. Perhaps he just has his western collar turned up, but if he does, it's a very small collar, so borderline Mandarin...
|You don't know this one?! Get off my blog.|
And of course it is not just limited to science fiction. Some of our favourite fantasy characters are Mandarin collar based...
|Lord of the Rings|
|Game of Thrones|
Anyone know any more? :-)