7 Foolproof Accessories That Every Man Should Own

Accessories are a great finishing touch to an outfit and show that you have taken the time to compliment your outfit choice and not just thrown it altogether. Choosing the right accessories can take an outfit to a whole different level and allow others to gain a little insight into your style and personality.

However, it seems as if accessories for men are often ignored, which is unfortunate considering accessories can either make or break an outfit choice. Every man should own some kind of accessories regardless of their age, occupation or style. By keeping accessories simple and subtle means that they will be can chop and change depending on their mood, style or occasion. That way they can ensure that they're ready for any last minute meeting, a lunch or going out with friends.

However, keep in mind that you don't have to keep is neutral or basic so don't be afraid to experiment with different accessories until you get comfortable with the right pieces that work for you. So that's why we have shared 7 foolproof accessories that every man should have to get you started. 


The watch is often a suitable accessory because of its functionality, however their choice in watch often shows a lot about their style and personality. A watch is a great way for self-expression. Some people like to own just one, good quality watch that they can use in any occasion. While others prefer to have more choice and variety of different wristwatches that they can alternate even daily. 

The more common trend with watches are simplicity and plain in design. The great thing about these types of watches is that they are often very versatile and can be used with casual outfits as well as with classic suits. However, if you prefer a more of a statement then go all out. There is no point in splurging on a Rolex if you plan on wearing it to work on a building site or wear it to the gym. 


A belt isn’t just an essential for keeping trousers firmly in place, it’s also an accessory that can add a subtle touch of personality to any outfit. So if you're wearing jeans, chino, shorts or a suit throwing on a leather belt will be a great finishing touch to your outfit. Most belts fall into two categories – dress or casual so which one you choose depends on your clothes and the occasion. 

This Cognac Leather Auto Lock Belt in Brown just oozes style and sophistication with a genuine leather finish and stylish buckle that stays in place and adjust to any waist size in seconds. You won’t often find many belts that are suitable for both dress and casual occasions, however this belt is so versatile that it will look great with a pair of jeans and shirt or a tailored suit. Its always best to choose a few belts in different colours and materials so that you have a fair share to choose from when you are styling an outfit. 


Sunglasses are both practical and timeless. Sunglasses protect eyes however, they are more often used plainly as statement pieces to showcase personal style. Some people own numerous pairs so they can match the right pair of glasses with the occasion, their outfit, and their mood. Whether you’re a sunglasses man or not they can add a stylish, cool touch to your outfit. 


A bracelet accentuates personal style and can be often worn without feeling out of place. Be it casual or dressy occasions different bracelets can allow them to stand out in the simplest of ways. If you have never tried them before, a metal or leather bracelets will set you apart and show you're not afraid to experiment with personal style. 

This stylish Personalised Leather Bracelet with this dual cord of black woven leather will certainly make a statement. It has been designed to be a good length and style for a man, and the leather part is made from specially treated hard-wearing woven leather. It has a distinctive clasp as an extra stylish touch. It also features a personalised touch where you can add initials or a message from a loved one. 


Cufflinks come in many styles, of gold, silver, gunmetal, and brass, with all variety of precious stones and other embellishments. These modern and stylish rose gold cufflinks make the perfect accessory. Not only are they functional, but cufflinks are also wonderfully ornamental and are often used to dress up shirts or add a unique touch to an outfit. From HARVEY MAKIN® featuring a classic rectangular shape with a diagonal etched design. Complete with signature gold foil embossed presentation gift box. These cufflinks are sure to make that important man in your life feel really special. Whether it’s a smart pair for the office, or something sentimental for a special event like a wedding.


Not all men are confident enough to wear rings. The opinion of too many men is that the only ring a man should wear is a wedding band. Luckily things have changed lately and men have started to realise the potential of rings as fashion accessories. Simple bands are usually best. Do not be afraid to try different materials. 


Form and function are equally important when looking for a wallet. Even though cash isn't always something that many of us have readily available choosing to use apps or credit cards for purchases. A sleek wallet is a must have accessory. However, trying to find a wallet that fits your personal style and hold everything you need may be a little challenging. 

A traditional style fused into a modern slim design along with a variety of smart design features can make any wallet hugely versatile. Wallets come in a wide variety of colours, designs, and styles, but a wallet in a plain colour is good for casual and formal events. A cheesy wallet won’t reflect as well on your personality. 

Every man needs to own some accessories regardless of their age, occupation or style. Never be afraid to experiment with different accessories until you get comfortable with the right pieces that work for you. Hopefully with these 7 fool proof accessories you won't be afraid to step outside your comfort zone and try different styles that suit your personality.

What accessories would you add to our foolproof list?

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