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A shirt is a piece of clothing for the trunk of the body.

Colloquially, a shirt for women is often called a top, though this term is not completely restricted to women's clothing.

For such clothing, including vests, sweaters, jackets, etc. one can disinguish:

With regard to covering the shoulders and arms:

With regard to level of the lower edge: and levels in between.

With regard to opening:

With regard to the neck: With regard to pockets: how many (if any), where, not closable, or with a button or zipper.

With or without collar. Furthermore the collar may have buttons at the tips for a "button-down collar".

Some common shirt types: