Are you one of the many people today who thinks that bracelets are only for women? While they might have originally been designed to be worn by women and while women have long denominated this type of jewelry, they can be a wonderful addition to the wardrobe of fashion-forward men like you too. All you have to do is check the magazine and tabloid photos to see men sporting an array of bracelets: single, doubles, multiples and even bracelet stacking is becoming popular among the guys. Bracelets for men are a great way to express their unique and varied personality in a subtle yet interesting way. They can easily hint at hobbies and interests, give a special message, serve as a reminder of an important memory or event, and when they are handled correctly they can instantly enhance the wardrobe of any man!
How to Wear Bracelets
Here are some handy tips to keep in mind if you are new to the idea of bracelets for men:
If you’re a man wearing a bracelet, you want to make sure you get the look right, but you also might as well have fun while you are at it too. Colorful bracelets can be a fun way to add just a splash of color to your look. A bright orange, yellow, red, or teal bracelet accessory can be a great way to spice up an outfit. Wearing a bracelet is a great way to add color if you are not wanting to commit to a brightly colored shirt or tie.
How to Wear Metal Bracelets
If you choose a bracelet that is made of metal, remember that less is more! It needs to be a thin and sleek look, nothing bold and chunky. You may be ripped and bulked but your bracelets do not have to be. Thin simplistic bands are best. They are also the easier to stack and accessorize with. They often come in a wide range of thicknesses and metals.
How to Wear Bracelets in a Stack
Embrace variety with your wardrobe, and this is especially true for your bracelets. There are a few ways you can do this. Either pick three or four small simple bracelets that are different colors, metals, or styles that compliment each other but are still different enough to stand apart. Or you can look for a single bracelet that combines several styles and elements such as a braided leather band with a silver metal detail. These options both give you a nice stacked variety look!
Best Bracelet Stacks
A popular trend in men’s bracelet has been the beaded bracelets. Common materials for these stunning pieces include onyx, quartz, lava rock, gemstone, wood, metal, and other types of stones. There are many types, colors, styles, and kinds of beaded bracelets available so they make a great accessory and can complement just about any look or style. The biggest thing to remember about beaded bracelets is smaller equals dressier so pea-size beads are good for your dressier bracelets and anything bigger is a casual everyday type of bracelet.
Metal ID bracelets have always been popular among the male population. They make a man look more masculine because they have somewhat of an unspoken military connotation to them. These types of bracelets have been worn by many famous men. They are great for casual everyday wear of t-shirts or no shirts. They are also perfect for a formal event requiring a suit and tie. ID bracelets express masculinity. It offers a chance for a personalized look. Go and play with the style and optional engraving that many of these bracelets offer. Because they are typically chunky, they are best as the only bracelet. They are not commonly used in bracelet stacking looks.