So you’ve got acquired a closet filled with designer garments and premium labels. Nice going, however you may need to determine the best way to accessorise appropriately and make a standout type assertion.

Males who need to seem elegant take note of particulars–and people particulars are the equipment. Says dapper designer, Raghavendra Rathore: “Equipment are an important a part of each man’s wardrobe. The footwear and the color of the socks one wears say lots about one’s character. Matching the equipment with the outfit has a novel end result and contrasting them has an affect as effectively.”

What’s trending

Some key manufacturers of males’s equipment embody the likes of Van Heusen, Allen Solly, Toss, Alvaro, WildHorn, United Colours of Benetton, Tossido, Blacksmith. Then you’ve e-commerce portals comparable to, and Flipkart.

Tata CLiQ Luxurious options premium and luxurious manufacturers throughout a wide range of classes comparable to ties, cufflinks, hats, caps, pocket squares, belts, socks and bracelets. The most well-liked ones are hats and caps adopted by cufflinks. Face masks from main manufacturers are additionally among the many most bought equipment on the platform.

Says Gitanjali Saxena, Enterprise Head–International Luxurious, Tata CLiQ: “From the earlier fiscal 12 months, the boys’s equipment class on Tata CLiQ Luxurious has grown by 60 per cent, and we’re assured this development will proceed. Equipment comparable to hats, caps, jewelry, and face masks will proceed to be in demand. As well as, backpacks, laptop computer baggage, and briefcases have grown by 100 per cent. Equipment are an necessary a part of in the present day’s wardrobe. Provided that vogue is a way of expressing one’s individuality, accessorising one’s outfit merely provides to the general look.”

Some fixtures are extra very important than others. An outfit is usually incomplete and not using a belt. Prime producers suggest ordering the belt one measurement up out of your regular pants measurement to make sure an correct match. In case you are measurement 32, you may go for a similar measurement belt or one measurement larger.

Says Da Milano’s vogue guide, Manish Sharma: “What’s in demand for belts these days is tan and berry color. Folks choose reversible belts as of late and brown and black are secure bets, whereas the demand for blue and gray is decrease. Textures in demand embody matt and franzy or crocodile however our signato sample sells at a premium. A crocodile print for belts sells for Rs 2,095-2,495 whereas Signato design is for Rs 4,500, as it’s handcrafted. Get together belts have rose gold buckles whereas silver ones are for formal put on. Wallets all the time are likely to match with the belt. It’s good to have a folder, laptop computer bag, pockets, and trolley that additionally match it. Some individuals wish to preserve their card circumstances in the identical color as effectively–these can differ from easy ones to three-fold ones. Take note of the manufacturing and detailing–check the standard of zips, stitching, color, pasting, color sprucing, buttons, hooks and many others.”

The necktie is a traditional male accent. Many employers or occasions require the addition of a tie to finish the everyday swimsuit look. Ties are available such a wide range of colors, supplies, and patterns that it’s straightforward to match them to simply about each event. Every model has a tie, be it Allen Solly, Van Heusen or Louis Philippe. The Satya Paul signature assortment of silk ties prices Rs 2,995 onwards whereas woven ties product of microfibre value Rs 1,495.

Very like garments, vogue developments preserve altering in males’s equipment too. Says Deepak Bansal, Director, Cantabil Retail India Ltd: “Within the case of ties, the broad ones have been changed by the slim. In belts, the informal form in offbeat colors of maroon and low with playful buckles are trending. As for socks, full size ones are passe and what we’ve are both ankle size or idler socks. White shirts make the proper base for many equipment and so we’ve them in innumerable varieties–our bestseller is a “Keep White”. In fits, the most well-liked are three-piece, adopted by blazers after which come the two-piece ones. Olive inexperienced, khaki and wine color are trending.”

Small is important

A tie clip is a small accent that packs a critical punch. It holds your tie in place, and ensures no swaying. A collar keep will not be a visible accent, however is necessary in protecting the collars of your shirt, agency and crisp, eliminating curling. It’s fairly reasonably priced and value shopping for for professionals who put on collared shirts to the workplace.

A small cufflink could make an in any other case boring outfit attention-grabbing. A flexible fastener that’s each decorative and sensible, a cufflink may be modern, modern or quirky, however the strong ones are hottest. The bottom metallic of cufflinks could differ from silver, matte silver, rose gold and brass. Designs can vary from traditional to quirky.

Vogue guidelines

Your tie needs to be a shade darker than the shirt you are pairing it with, and the hue ought to complement your swimsuit and pores and skin tone.

Belt and footwear ought to match and socks ought to match the trousers. In case you are carrying black trousers, your socks will not be black however nonetheless have to get into the colors of navy blue, darkish gray, charcoal gray.

There are lots of misconceptions about males’s grooming. Says Pria Warrick, President cum Govt Director, Pria Warrick Ending Faculty: “A whole lot of males really feel they will’t use perfumes just because they don’t know what form to purchase. In case you are tall and broad, you decide up one thing with a woody perfume. In case you are of common top, say 5 toes 7 inches, you then decide up one thing musky. Please don’t begin spraying this throughout your garments; you may at greatest apply it on the pocket sq.. Apart from, the rule is you put on white pocket squares throughout the day and deeper colors that match along with your tie at evening or within the night.”

Don’t put on a tie pin if you’re carrying a jacket. A tie clip is worn with out the fits. The sleeves of your shirt needs to be half an inch exhibiting on the cuffs. One ought to shut the buttons of his jacket/blazer whereas standing and preserve them open whereas seated.

Something flashy in cufflinks may be worn within the evenings however the day must be sober. An workplace watch have to be skinny, slick, with roman lettering on the dial and a leather-based strap. Whereas it could be onerous to let go of the expertise of smartwatches, you may’t deny the sophistication {that a} traditional wristwatch provides to an ensemble. In case you are assembly a consumer over the weekend, you may put on khaki trousers and a t-shirt with collars, by no means with out collars.

Bespoke equipment

Choosing signature customised equipment is changing into modern for the city elite, who’re shifting away from generic fast-fashion equipment.

Says designer Rathore: “The brand new development is customisation of accessories–it might be title initials or totems…Even specifically woven ties, pockets, scarves and initialised signatures at the moment are an enormous development. Bespoke manufacturers like ours have the benefit of designing cufflinks, bracelets and different high-end equipment as per the shoppers’ necessities, making it a personalised expertise.”

Lastly, equipment open up the door for males to experiment with vogue choices to spice up up their general type. Regardless of the event, these vogue fix-ups will be sure that you look elegant and put collectively.

Desk: Indicative worth record of males’s equipment


Worth vary (Rs)


Worth vary (Rs)




1,200- 7,500

Bow tie




Pocket sq.




Collar Stays


Tie clip


Formal-Luxurious Watch

65,000-2.5 cr



Face masks


Hats & cap


Card case


Laptop computer Bag, Laptop Sleeve






Supply: Market Analysis