Men’s formals have journeyed a long way starting from straight cut shirts to Slim Jims. Today’s formals are very different from how they used to be even some years back. Today, we have made to order collections where fitting is paramount and fashion is a mandate.
However, the plainness of formals still somehow has managed to cling to the concept, even after the revamp. So, how can you jazz things up a bit for a nice formal outfit? Accessorizing comes first in the order of workable ideas. Frankly, there are not too many ways to fancy up a formalwear. One but very effective way is to wear cufflinks with your formals. Cufflinks have worked great to lift up the looks of formalwear since the time they were first introduced. Here are some great ways of adding a touch of glamour to your everyday wear.
Pearl Cufflinks: Does it sound a bit too much? Well, they are not, and when you see it, you will know it. Pearl cufflinks are a treasure to hold. They go with shirts of any color, as long as it’s solid. Pearl cufflinks are a great match for solid black shirts. The pink and iridescence from the pearls find the brightest contrast against an all-black backdrop. But that is not to say that it doesn’t do justice to other colors. Burnt orange, maroon, purple, red, even heather are some others that pearl cufflinks look great on.
Hematite Cufflinks: If you prefer black over white, then hematite cufflinks are just the piece for you. Beset with sizeable hematite rocks, these gold or platinum cufflinks are a prize. Should you be looking for something bright and shiny, then a gold and hematite cufflink is your pick. If you want to downplay it a bit, those made of platinum are your options. For a cheaper alternative, look for hematite cufflinks sculpted in sterling silver. They bring down the price, but not the show.
Platinum Cufflinks: Moving up in the catalogue, these cufflinks are a winner with formals of all possible styles. Platinum cufflinks are a universal fit for formals. The dull silver shine and detailed craftsmanship make a combination that can but uplift the looks of any outfit. To make the most of them, pair them up with black or navy suits. The buttons instantly glamour up the outfit adding a touch of sophistication to it.