Cufflinks

Cufflinks are the perfect gift for a man – elegant, impressive, unlikely to fail, always acceptable. For the wearer, there is nothing that says ‘classic style’ more than a dress shirt with French cuffs held together with discreet, effective and attractive fastenings. It’s the touch of understated decoration that helps to finish a man’s look.…

Silk Knot or Monkey Fist Cufflinks

The metal cufflinks that are so common today were a by-product of the electroplating of precious metals, which became popular in the 19th century. While metal cufflinks were taking over the world, however, silk knot cufflinks have retained a degree of popularity since they were reputedly invented by the Paris shirtmaker Charvet in 1904 –…

Whaleback Cufflinks

A cufflink usually has two sides that are connected by a single bar or a chain. The whaleback style has a straight post combined with a flat, solid “whale tail”; that flips flat to insert through the holes for the cufflink, and flips back in place to secure the cuff. For many men, cufflinks with…

Handkerchief Colours

The basic handkerchief is available in a variety of different shades of color, though each does have a specific utility value to it. For instance, the standard white cotton handkerchief preferred by most men is usually kept in the pocket for wiping hands or blowing the nose. These days you can pick from greys, nudes,…

Handkerchief Designs

Believe it or not, the days of the plain unadorned white handkerchief have passed us by. Today, everyone one wants to sport something that is aesthetically appealing and functional as well. In the same way, handkerchiefs have been designed differently to suit individual tastes. Monogrammed handkerchiefs are increasingly popular. The monogram is stitched or embroidered…

Handkerchief Fabrics

A man’s suit can come in a variety of fabrics, which defines its elegance and sophistication. In the same way, the man’s handkerchief too is available in a variety of colors and materials. For everyday use, think practically rather than style: a cotton handkerchief is absorbent and effective for utilitarian applications. The fabric of the…

Handkerchiefs

The handkerchief is basically no more than a personal cloth used by both men and women. It is usually square, always hemmed, and usually carried in the pocket. For some time it has been one of the most vital accessories available to people for personal hygiene. You can use it to blow your nose, remove…

Cap Toes

Cap toes are dress shoes with a distinctive, formal look. The signature characteristic is the toe design – shoes appear to have a separate piece of leather capping the toe area, sometimes with decorative perforations on it (full or half brogues) and occasionally in a contrasting colour. For office wear and formal occasions, a cap…

Shoe Colours

Shoes define the individual’s sense of style in a number of ways – in particular, how effectively they complement particular outfits and accessories. In the world of fashion, shoes can symbolize your style; and that applies not just to the type of shoes you wear, but also to the color of those shoes. Instead of…

Dress Boots

Dress boots are a style of formal or casual footwear constructed in a similar fashion to shoes but with an upper part that extends to cover the ankle. Dress boots can be formal, in which case they come in colors like black, brown and (occasionally) beige to wear with formal attire – typically men’s suits…