When it comes to a well-considered outfit, the devil is in the details. It’s important to think about every piece that contributes to an overall look, from the bag you’re carrying right through to a carefully selected fragrance. Here’s our list of 5 men’s accessories to elevate your outfit…
Men’s jewellery is being embraced more and more by modern men, with a move away from clunky, gaudy pieces seen in the past. Instead, opting for restrained colours and uncomplicated designs will ensure they remain wearable for years down the track. Often a small item such as a ring, cuff or pendant is enough to add an extra touch of personality to an outfit.
Alex Orso – Disc Pendant
For those interested in introducing jewellery into their wardrobe, Alex Orso is a London-based studio with a focus on producing understated masculine pieces. Their easy to wear range is full of simple, minimalist options to enhance an outfit. The Disc Pendant features a unique dappled surface with a high polish on one side and a brushed Sating finish on the reverse. The matching brass chain is available in two chain lengths for an optimal fit.
A trusty bag is a fundamental daily item. Whether it’s used to house a laptop, documents, or personal items, it’s something that inevitably contributes to an overall outfit. A classic silhouette and colour is a great place to start as it will match well with the majority of your existing clothes. Specifics such as the type of bag and size will come down to your personal needs.
Herschel Supply Co. – Mica Tote
Based in Vancouver, Canada, Herschel Supply Co. aims to provide the everyday traveller with the necessities for modern functionality. The Mica Tote is a slim, contemporary design that’s ideal for work or play, with a zippered main compartment and separate storage sleeve. This dark blue version is sure to complement your outfit nicely, with Herschel’s signature striped fabric lining the tote.
Sunglasses are paramount for protecting your eyes from harmful sun glare and UV rays. As well as that, they have the ability to frame your face and give an extra edge to your look. Finding the ideal shape for you requires a bit of testing, but once you find the perfect pair you won’t want to take them off.
Assembly Label – Frame 02 Sunglasses
The Frame 02 Sunglasses by Assembly Label are a wardrobe essential for sunny days. The clean lines and minimalist design make them suitable for a range of face shapes, while the subtle acetate colour has been inspired by the distinct tones found in Australia’s natural landscape. 100% UV protection, a hypoallergenic frame and a scratch resistant coating round out its list of features.
Adding a nice watch to your wrist is a great way to top off an outfit. It shows an attention to detail as well as serving a practical function. Begin with a classic shape in a versatile colour to make it easy to pair with a range of clothes for an easy, considered look.
Uniform Wares – M37 Wristwatch
Uniform Wares range of contemporary timepieces are defined by their premium design and construction rather than branding or embellishment. The M37 is a refined, Swiss made watch with a sleek white rubber band, stainless steel case, and aluminium hands. Its overall clean aesthetic will add a touch of minimalist sophistication to your look.
Your scent can often be the first and last thing someone remembers about you, so giving it careful consideration can go a long way. There’s a multitude of brands out there to choose from, so be sure to read the notes on your favourite fragrances and go from there. By distinguishing what scents you do and don’t like, you’ll be able to make an informed decision about the right one for you.
Helmut Lang – Cuiron Fragrance
The classic Cuiron by Helmut Lang is a rich scent that energises the skin with notes of bergamot, mandarin and suede accord that combine for a crisp finish.