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15 Accessories that make you a gentleman

“Fashion fades; style is eternal” which means that seasons come and go, and with them, plenty of items, but certain things aren’t subject to the ever-changing tides of cyclical trends. Here’s a list of basic essentials that should constitute the wardrobe of every stylish man or one who desires to become one:

Watch

A nice watch, which will be a bit more expensive, is a part of your wardrobe investment. It’s always better having one pretty nice piece than several trashy timepieces. A man in a great outfit tears down his image when his bad looking watch shows up.Finding a smart analog watch doesn’t have to mean spending six figures. Cost-effective classiness can be found in timepieces from Daniel Wellington, Larsson and Jennings, Armani, Tissot, Mondaine, and Timex.

2)Tie

What jewelry is to women, the tie is to men. You can attain a different look everytime you change your necktie. The greater the number of ties that a man has the better. But be careful of how to choose your tie as it is important to avoid cheap ties because they will just look cheap even if you pair it with expensive shirt and suit. Buy the kind of a tie that you can afford, but you need not settle for an awful material. Do possess a Navy blue tie that’s made of silk material which is the best of all. Perhaps, a knitted one in a bright color is also a good choice for a regular office look.

3)Wallet

An adult leather wallet is a feature of being a man who takes himself seriously and is taken seriously by others. Many men go for years without obtaining a replacement of their wallets or cleaning it out. A wallet stores your identification documents and the money which you work so hard to get and you can easily find high-quality wallets at affordable rates. Some of them are by Arrow, Van Heusen, Tommy Hilfiger, Park Avenue

4)Shoes

Owning one or more pairs of neutrally-toned dress shoes is a part of having a professional wardrobe. Although they go best with your tailored suits, they can also be paired with business casual attire or when you intend to dress casually for an evening out at a nice venue.

5)Socks

Even though they have been a timeless piece of men’s fashion for decades the art of socks can be a little complicated, but men can learn to select the best socks.

Cotton socks have been the preferred choices for many men and the right color should be worn to complement the color of the shoes. Tell the rest of the world that you take pride in the details, too! Also, don’t pair black socks with brown shoes.

6)Bags

These are a sign of elegance and can be used to carry quite a number of items. Stylish satchel/ messenger bag for men compliment a great looking attire and the best thing with these bags is that they are available in many colors and sizes. Whether you’re heading to a company retreat or perhaps having a little couple-time with a special lady, a shoulder bag will profoundly stand out. A weekender or a duffle bag is also essential in case you are going on shorter trips, and you don’t need your full-sized checked luggage or when a backpack/messenger is too small. It has enough space for all the essentials without being too bulky or difficult to deal with. A leather duffle/holdall bag is what I would recommend.

7)Scarf

Many men think that a scarf is a women accessory, but that is not true. You may invest in a high-quality plaid or solid color cashmere scarf and wear it during winter to keep you warm and stylish looking. It can also be paired with a pea coat or a casual sports jacket. Silk scarf is a also a handsome choice.

8)Belt

A high-quality leather belt, just like an extra ordinary pair of shoes can last you for a pretty long period of time. Black and chocolate brown are among the colors that can make a huge difference for those who want to stand out in the crowd. These colors are fantastic because they can easily match well with all your suits.

9)Sunglasses

Having a pair of sunglasses that are well crafted and stylish with every outfit is one of the aspects of being an adult man. Other than providing you protection against the suns rays, sunglasses also add a touch of style. There are many styles that are available and one of the best is the aviator frames. They don’t need to be flashy or super expensive, but they better be long lasting.

10)Cuff Links

Generally, guys with cuff links get an initial impression of being dynamic, classy, and captivating. If you wish to have executive or corporate looks, you may opt to wear cuff links and your appearances would be more professional. When you are attending conferences or an important meeting, you can make use of it.

11)Collar Stays

Very few men keep these! Collar stays are exactly what they sound like. They keep the casual button down shirt collars looking fresh and in place without having to fiddle with that tiny button. These clips add a bit of weight and stiffness to the fabric of the collar to keep it from flopping open. You’ll look fresh and casual without looking sloppy.

12) Perfume

Having a signature scent is a part of building the complete man idea with the people you meet. It doesn’t have to be flashy or bold. You can choose and understated fragrance that speaks mildly of lemons, herbs, or even leather. This will take some time, so don’t just grab the first one you try. Take time to experience what’s out there and find one that is uniquely you.

13)A good Pen

Having a pen that doesn’t come in a multi-pack and isn’t made of plastic is actually a huge sign that you’re an adult. It, like nice shoes, a good watch, or a sports coat, is an investment. It need not be the most expensive pen but ensure that it exudes class and quality. It definitely gives the impression that you’re serious about professional values and personal items.

14)Pocket square/ Handkerchiefs

These are small grace notes for your wardrobe that speak volumes to those with whom you interact. Pocket squares are often a bit dressier, made of silk or other fine cloth and worn in the breast pocket. Handkerchiefs don’t have to be fancy. Just a plain white one will do. But there’s nothing wrong with going for ones with a little style. Think of its multiple uses- cleaning your hands, wiping your own sweat or giving it to someone to wipe off tears. And don’t ask the person to return it back. A Gentleman doesn’t do that!

15)Etiquette

It’s not old-fashioned for men to have good manners. Apparently, proper etiquette is never out of style. A gentleman is always a gentleman whether in formals or casuals. He’ll be humble to all especially to ladies, elderly people, and children; full of courage, but free from ostentation.

The contents of the wardrobe separate the real men from the rest. Remember, a gentleman’s wardrobe is indeed a work of art and reflects his personal sense of aesthetics.

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