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7 must-have accessories for every man’s wardrobe

But why should you even wear accessories in the first place?

A stylist man knows that it’s all about the finer details, and wearing accessories can really add detailing to any outfit. You could be wearing a navy suit and a white shirt and at the same time the guy next to you might be wearing a navy suit and a white shirt. The only way that’s going to make your outfit different from his is the accessories that you choose. So what ones do you need in your wardrobe?

1. A leather bag
Don’t ignore the importance of a good bag. I have seen many men that are looking stylish but they have an ugly rucksack on their back

Invest in a really well-made leather bag, which is going to look very elegant and it’s also going to be very practical. Don’t stuff your pockets or turn on the nearest canvas rucksack, invest in a good leather bag and it will make any outfit more elegant.


2. A pair of sunglasses
We would recommend that you spend a little bit more on sunglasses. Invest in quality, don’t just invest in the brand, but investing in quality will mean that you don’t have to keep buying new glasses every season.

We also recommend you have a cheaper pair for occasions that you don’t really want to risk losing or breaking them.

3. Stylish socks
You obviously need to have a few pairs of socks in your wardrobe, but don’t neglect the socks that you are wearing on your feet.

Remember it’s all about the fine details, so the socks you wear on your feet play a part in your overall style. Opt for a few pairs, a few that inject color and a few that are classic and will go with most outfits.

Good choices of socks are an easy way to make a subtle statement and express a little bit more personality.


4. A wallet
If you are buying someone a drink and you pull out your fabric Spiderman wallet, it’s not going to go down very well. So invest in a good leather wallet.

Again, focus on quality and you will be able to keep the same wallet for years to come. Alongside, a wallet should be getting with a cardholder as well. With card being more prominent for transactions now, a cardholder is more slimline but it still looks stylish.


5. A tie
Even if your day to day style is casual, you still need to own at least one tie. Personally, I hardly wear suits, but I still own a few ties in my wardrobe for formal occasions. We highly recommend investing in classic colors, for example, a navy knitted tie from drakes and it goes with nearly every suit and shirt.

You can also opt for something that injects some color to an outfit, and going for a silk can nicely offset other fabrics. Focus on the tie knot as well, remember the finer details count and if you choose the wrong knot and forget the tie dimple it can let down an outfit.


6. A watch
From a metal watch to a leather dress watch, the choices are endless, but the one important thing is that you need to have at least one watch in your wardrobe.

Wearing a good watch can make a subtle statement. A good watch can lead to compliments alongside staring conversation. Since I have been wearing watches for the last however many years, if I leave the house without wearing a watch, my wrist feels naked.

7. A pocket square
A pocket square is a good way of adding color or adding print and even a different fabric to a blazer or to a suit jacket. From a classic Navy blazer to a Charcoal Grey suit jacket, a pocket square can inject some color when needed.

Let’s try and invest in a few different colors, but you have to also think about your style, is it something that you are going to be wearing often? If not, just invest in a good white pocket square, and then may be one with a little bit of color.