Decode this Valentine’s Day!!!
This season let your man define his own sense of style by manhandling the traditional rules of fashion! Experiment with jewellery and be fashion forward by going beyond the classic trinity of men’s jewellery arsenal – watches, wedding bands and cufflinks; and woo him with varied jewellery options now open to men seeking to make a style statement!
In the jewellery arena, men have been making a splash and fashion’s new- found interest in men’s jewellery has not gone unnoticed by the industry’s biggest brands like Bottega Veneta, Ralph Lauren, David Yurman, Versace and Givenchy who have made forays into men’s accessories reflecting the growing social acceptance of men’s jewellery.
Revolutionize your lover’s look perfectly by trying subtle jewellery add-ons like tie-pins, rings, tie-bar, neckwear, leather cuffs, wrist-wear, brooches, etc. that are small in size but makes a big impact. Help him perfect the skill of dressing like a pro by paying attention to the small details; after all, if clothes make the man, accessories complete his look!
Style Prer rounds up the key sartorially-ready accessories that will amp up your beau’s cool quotient in seconds!
The quintessential Tie-Pin is a style essential this season! Meant to keep the tie fastened to the placket of your shirt, tie-pins have made their way back into the gentleman’s wardrobe due in part to the ’50s influence wielding menswear runways this season.
Trick to try: Tie-pins should be fastened between your third and fourth buttons of the shirt and shouldn’t be wider than your tie!
Let the ring be his ticket to style and not the indicator of him being off the market! Rings present a simple way to update men’s style and always look good! Try metal rings cast from oxidized silver, platinum, rose gold, brushed brass; Signet rings typically engraved with the initials of its owner; Skull rings for a chic rock look; or layering up with one or two sleek pieces for that casual, bohemian vibe.
Trick to try: Always match your metals! A classic wrist-watch paired with the same metal ring almost always looks stylish.
Men’s neckwear is notoriously difficult to wear as the line between haute or not is not well defined. Look for sleek, minimalistic metal chains and pendants in silver, brass and gold for a classy subtle effect or try a leather or beaded design for a more casual feel.
Trick to try: Avoid neckwear that is big, either in physical size or aesthetic as they typically have a more pronounced feminine allure.
Not everything on your wrist has to tick to do the trick! Leather Bracelets and Cuff in precious metals like sterling silver, rose gold, platinum, etc. have become men’s favourite bauble and are perfect for adding personality and character to your look.
Trick to try: Loose hanging watches are a big NO-NO! Mix textures and tones by pairing different variety of bracelets and giving a strong finish to your look.
Make an impression with simple and stylish accessory like Brooches is an easy way to add a whimsical charm to his look. Pin it up in the classic way on his lapel or accentuate in more fun ways by pinning them on his hat, to fasten his scarf, etc. to add a subtle yet telling effect on your look.
Trick to try: Brooches are a classy way to make a subtle statement. The trick is not to be tacky!The classic timepiece, ubiquitous cufflinks and wedding bands are always going to be must-have accessories for every man. Get ahead of the fashion game with this ultimate men’s jewellery guide from Style Prer that helps you select the perfect gift for your lover this Valentine’s!