The Best Accessories for a Classic Look

For many men, a suit is a timeless classic that will always be in style. While this is mostly true, there are some other things you should consider to keep your outfit fresh. Mixing and matching these accessories will make your suit versatile and allow you to wear it for almost any occasion.

Glasses

If you need a prescription for glasses, then you have plenty of options to really elevate your outfit. If you don’t, you can still consider using sunglasses but these are more restrictive and you can’t wear them indoors.

Choosing the right glasses can complement your face shape. For example, those with a more rounded face are best suited to rectangular frames and lenses, while those with more pronounced features may find rounded glasses look better.

Watches

Your watch can say a lot about you, so finding the right one is essential. You can discover different models by Hublot and other luxury brands online and find one that you like best.

While you can buy several watches to match with different looks, you may wish to consider just changing the strap as long as it matches the face. Fabric straps typically have a more casual look, so you’ll likely want a gold or silver one when wearing a suit.

Tie Clips

The tie clip used to serve a practical function of keeping the tie affixed to the shirt, but few people use it for this purpose today. They’re mostly just used as fashion accessories, but they’re great for anyone looking to add a little bit of flair to their outfit without going overboard.

You should stick to gold or silver, and make your tie clip match your watch and/or cufflinks and always place it between the third and fourth buttons.

Pocket Square

Pocket squares are a simple but effective way of making your outfit come to life. Getting one that matches your tie is the safest option, but you could be a bit bolder with it if you wanted. Make sure it’s folded correctly and that it doesn’t drop down or climb up while you go about your day, otherwise it’ll stop being effective.

Cufflinks

Cufflinks can be a great way to add a little bit of personality to a formal outfit. Most opt for subtle, gold or silver cufflinks but there are many other options to choose from.

You’ll likely not want to choose anything too loud though, just something that gives your outfit a little bit of your personality. Remember to make your cufflinks match your tie clip and/or watch too.

Gloves

Unless you’re a chauffeur, gloves work best in the winter months. If you’re dressing smartly, you’ll want to opt for leather and almost certainly black. You’ll likely need to be wearing an overcoat if you’re wearing gloves though, as it’ll look a bit strange that you’re only concerned about keeping your hands warm.

By mixing and matching these different accessories, you’ll be able to achieve a great classic look with many different styles without having to get a different suit.

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