A Guide to Spring/Summer 2017 Men's Trends

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For the modern man, it pays to stay on trend. Especially when it comes to making impressions that matter most. To ensure you’re more on point than past-it this season, we have rifled through menswear’s freshest collections to showcase the most wearable innovations for you, whether it’s at work or at those tricky networking sessions.

Trend #1: Zip-up Tracksuit Jackets

Tracksuit Jackets

Ditch that cotton hoodie and opt for zip up tracksuit jackets as part of your smart casual attire. This essential jacket has been a street style staple and upgrades your casual outfits to something understated yet dapper. Pair it with sporty accessories and impress her all night!

1. Red Boxing Gloves, 2. Sailboat, 3. Bicycle Lapel Pin, 4. Bellroy Note Sleeve Wallet - Teal, 5. Weightlifter

Trend #2: Windowpane checks

Windowpane Checks

Checks were originally considered old school and largely associated with business-as-usual outfits but they have now emerged unexpectedly this season as fashionable statement pieces. Take checks to the streets with hipster style accessories for a bold yet polished look at your next Ultra Music Festival.

1.DSLR, 2. Darth Punk, 3. Moleskine Lineage Leather Card Wallet - Blue Avio, 4. Hipster Lapel Pin, 5. Drummer

Trend #3: Topcoats

Topcoats

Coats aren’t just for the cold. Make them work by choosing the right fabric. Lightweight and breathable cotton not only lets you stay cool, but helps you make an impression too. Whether for work or casual, we are sure this look would turn heads wherever you go. Pair it with classic and intricate accessories for maximum impact!

1.Watch Movement Roger, 2. Maroon Button Up Lapel Rose, 3. Silver Crown Lapel Pin 4. Fire Crystal, 5. Hummingbird Lapel Pin 6. Moleskine Classic Tote Bag - Prussian Blue

Trend #4: Brooches

Brooches

Watches and rings might be some of the options for lending your look some individuality but brooches & lapel pins are definitely the latest talking point accessories to be worn this season. Pin them on your lapel and stand out from the crowd during a black-tie event!

1. Cream Wool Lapel Rose, 2. Violet Rose Lapel Pin, 3. Lapel Pin Thrones (Gold), 4. Maroon Carnation Lapel Flower, 5. Royal Pink Lapel Rose, 6. Tuxedo Studs Ray 7. Charlie Crystal Bow Tie, 8. Watch Movement Preston

Trend #5: Earth Tones

Earth Tones

Neutrals are versatile and they won’t wash you out to the point of making you transparent. Spruce your outfit up with copper and earth tones accessories for the perfect look.

1. Woodstruck, 2. Moleskine Lineage Leather Card Wallet - Taupe, 3. Nathan Tie, 4. Austin Bowtie & Pocket Square Box Set, 5. Alpha Money Clip, 6. Rihanna’s Eye, 7. Light Brown Button Up Lapel Rose


Want to give these trends a whirl? No matter how you’d like to style your outfit, consider the occasion and the venue, and be comfortable!

Not sure how to match these accessories to work shirts? Read our Cufflink Guide 101

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Styling Made Easy - April Accessory Combos

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Accessories are the easiest way to take any ensemble to the next level. A pair of classic cufflinks in a metallic finish gives your look a touch of refinement while a tastefully patterned tie lets your personality come out without you having to say a word.

As great as accessories are, it’s easy to go overboard and look sloppy if you don’t wear them properly. We present to you our combos for April, featuring the best accessories handpicked from our collection to let you match your outfits from Mondays to Fridays, work to play, effortlessly. 

1. Combo of the Month

Mondays 9 to 5

Power dressing can help you get ahead at work. Project confidence and professionalism with a sleek black suit and accentuate the ensemble with a pair of Watch Movement Adam Cufflinks. Show you mean business!

Shop separates: Watch Movement Adam Cufflinks, Tieclip Calvin, Kane Tie

Midweek Networking Lunches

Networking events are usually business oriented, but not usually stuffy. Therefore, you can opt for quirkier accessories to get the conversation rolling and make an impression with potential clients and business contacts.

Shop separates: Gold Bar Cufflinks, Fremont Pocket Square, Barrel Eyelet Silver Collar Bar

Friday Happy Hour

Head to the hottest pub in town to unwind after the monstrous work week. Impress the ladies with attention catching accessories while you relax over your usual mug of beer.

Shop separates: Bullet Cufflinks, Grey Wool Lapel Rose

2. Limited Edition Combo

Corporate Mondays

When was the last time somebody rolled into your office looking this flawless? It doesn't matter where, but a look this expertly executed—with every last detail totally nailed—turns heads, gets compliments, and sends a powerful message.

Shop separates: Zachary Tie, Cornered Cufflinks, Moleskine Classic Leather Backpack Black

Boy's Night Out 

Add a jolt of playfulness to your outfit while you prepare to relax and unwind this Friday night. Casual definitely doesn't mean sloppy. Spruce up your work attire with these novelty accessories before you paint the town red.

Shop separates: Smoking Aces Cufflinks, Tieclip Cupid, Checkered Money ClipZachary Tie

Our awesome combos offer effortless styling for the man on the go. Get multiple looks for any occasion with a set of versatile accessories. Save more than 20% on these combos - it's too good a deal to be missed!

If you're more the adventurous dresser, shop our massive collection of over 1,000 designs now!

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Level Up Your Style with Our Guide to Watch Movement Cufflinks

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The modern man who has an eye for detail will definitely appreciate the sophisticated mechanisms of the unique Watch Movement cufflinks.

Watch Movement cufflinks feature mind boggling mechanisms inside a watch. It’s gears, levers and in some designs, gems, are meticulously handcrafted to reveal it’s secrets of synchronized precision.

We bring you some of the best variations ever produced in this post and learn how to level up your outfits with these collector’s pieces!

QUARTZ MOVEMENT SERIES

Quartz Watch Movement Cufflinks

Style Tips:

Never underestimate the contemporary hipsters’ love for mixing high fashion with grunge, creating an all new style that screams individuality. Pair smart casual suits with quartz moment cufflinks that adds that right bit of quirk - making it wearable for both formal or casual occasions. Want to take it up a notch further?  Finish the outfit with our checkered Ingrid Pastel Bow Tie for a back to school look.

From right to left: Clock Jacob, Clock Aidan

 

MECHANICAL MOVEMENT SERIES

Mechanical Watch Movement Cufflinks

Style Tips:

You know you have to ace those first impressions at that important board meeting, so pair your power suits with these classic mechanical movement cufflinks! These intricate gear designs are guaranteed to impress the board without looking like you are trying too hard - match them with neutral colored shirts for maximum impact!

From right to left: Watch Movement George, Watch Movement Grant

 

KINETIC MOVEMENT SERIES

Kinetic Watch Movement Cufflinks

Style Tips:

These surefire conversation starters match effortlessly with a pair of dark denim jeans and a casual blazer.  Classic enough to wear them everyday, yet visually striking to make a statement. Look picture perfect with your OOTD and complement your outfit with our  Moleskine Classic Tote Bag in Burgundy Red.

From right to left: Watch Movement Ignatius, Watch Movement Remo

 

NON-MOVEMENT SERIES

Non Movement Watch Movement Cufflinks

Style Tips:

A Black Tie occasion usually calls for a stricter dress code but it doesn’t mean that you can’t add a little jazz to it. Let your personality shine through with these little details! The exposed gears and unique colour contrasts will create lasting impressions when it matters most. So what’s next? Accentuate your ensemble with our Zachery Crystal Bow Tie, and enjoy the limelight.

From right to left: Watch Movement Preston, Watch Movement Anna

 

UNIQUE FACES - A COLLECTOR’S FAVOURITE

Unique Faces Watch Movement Cufflinks

Style Tips:

Statement pieces perfect for the cufflink collector. We just can’t get our hands off these detailed and intricate mancessories that succeed at being decorative and masculine simultaneously. They take your outfit from drab to fab in an instant - pair them with neutrals or contrasting coloured suits and complete the look with our Monochrome Cotton Tie!

From right to left: Watch Movement Dominic, Watch Movement Roger

 

Watch Movement cufflinks are undisputably classy yet versatile option to wear for most formal or informal events. They also make the perfect gift for watch enthusiast, engineer or all others fascinated by what makes things tick. Shop our latest collection of Watch Movement cufflinks now.

Not convinced? Check out how these nifty accessories move!



Adapted from: http://www.realmenrealstyle.com/quartz-mechanical-automatic-movements/

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Enjoy 10% Storewide with UOB Cards

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From 1 March 2017 to 31 December 2017,  enjoy 10% off storewide when you purchase with a UOB credit or debit card.
  1. Enter coupon code at checkout to enjoy your savings
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10 Off Storewide UOB

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  1. Promotion is valid from 1st March to 31 December 2017
  2. Discount is valid storewide on both regular and sales items when you pay by UOB credit or debit cards issued in Singapore
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Shop Now before the offer ends!

 

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The Ultimate Wedding Accessory Guide

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When it comes to weddings, sometimes it’s easy to forget that it’s not just the bride who likes a little romance – a surprise gift for the groom before the wedding can set the mood for the day and make him feel loved and appreciated. However, with so many items to choose from, how do you select the best ones for the man? Read on for some tips!

TIMELESS CLASSICS

1. Joshua Necktie 2. Black Button 3. Bond Black Self-Tie Bow Tie 4. Day to Night Combo 5. Royal Red Lapel Rose 6. Tieclip Calvin 

These evergreen designs are the best for the busy groom who is constantly on his feet and always toggling his outfits between work and play. From office meetings to client dinners, he can wear them over and over again without going out of style.

PERSONALIZED TOUCHES

1. Jeanette Cufflink O2 2. Engraved Oval Keychain 3. Alphabet Initials Cufflinks (Cursive) 4. Wächterlein Lunar Leather Wallet 5. Silver Collar Stay 6. Custom Photo Cufflinks


Considering personalized cufflinks for the groom? You could have one of a kind cufflinks engraved with the date of the wedding, initials or something that marks the occasion. The options are endless when it comes to engraved accessories. This is the perfect way to add a special and meaningful touch to the present.

QUIRKS & KINKS

1. Hourglass (Blue) 2. Zeppelin 3. Atlas Tie 4. Storm Trooper 5. Evangeline Crystal Bow Tie 6. Cyan Carnation Lapel Flower 7. Pacman & Ghost

If the groom constantly thinks out of the box and is eccentric, we have perfect accessories for him! Great for the man who is colorful, quirky and a little unconventional.

NATURE & NEUTRALS


1. Josiah Bow Tie 2. Woodstruck 3. Wood Crystal 4. Light Brown Button Up Lapel Rose 5. Guns & Roses 6. Bellroy Hide & Seek Wallet - Java

If the groom is a nature lover, look no further! We have curated a list of accessories in neutral tones, for him to add that little bit of nature into his wardrobe.

LUXE FINISHES


1. Merry Men 2. Tuxedo Studs Blyton 3. Watch Movement Remo 4. Seashell 5. Charlie Crystal Bow Tie 6. Lapel Pin Rose Cream

For the groom who is always the impeccable dresser. These accessories are the epitome of luxe and are sure to be conversation starters at any event.


With this gift guide, you should have no trouble finding the perfect accessories for the groom for the most special day of his life. It’s always a safe bet to match accessories to the color of shirts or suits. For the adventurous dresser, make a statement by matching accessories with complimentary coloured shirts. Find out how to match cufflinks to different coloured shirts.


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