I’m always perplexed whenever someone asks if men should wear jewelry. A nice watch, necklace or ring is not only a nice complement to a tailored suit, but another way to express your individualism and stand out in the sea of shirts and ties. In this edition of Suit Your Life I’ll be giving you jewelry options that will suit both your professional and personal life. Remember, jewelry is an accessory that should reflect who you are not glaringly reflect what you have in your bank account. —Gardy V. Guerrier
My father always told me to never buy cheap shoes or a cheap watch because both would cost me more in the end—bad shoes would hurt my feet and a cheap watch would keep bad time and make me late for something important. A quality timepiece will not only keep you on schedule for those important moments, but it will also be a showpiece that you’ll one day be able pass on to your kids and they onto theirs. The next few slides feature some great timepieces that live up to their price tag.
Whether you have a pilot’s license or not this stylish new Chronospace from Breitling will surely give you the feeling of having the world at your fingertips.
Bracelets are a great first step into expanding your jewelry options past the simple watch and wedding band. If you choose to wear a bracelet, it should reflect your personality—whether it be a piece of string you receive at a temple in Asia or a custom platinum piece you have made by a famed jeweler.
This Atlanta based brand, designed and owned by partners Chantel Watkins and Nicole Jones, offers a wide range of the currently popular bead bracelet design seen on the wrists of many fashion insiders and celebrities.
The Miansai line offers a variety of very masculine bracelets with a bit of color and quirk, like 1. the Hooked bracelet ($55); 2. the Half Rope Cuff ($155); 3. the Leather and Silver Hooked bracelet ($60) and 4. the Silver Taff Bracelet ($465).
This sterling silver amulet necklace comes with three signature David Yurman amulets, the scarab-engraved black onyx pendant, textured tag pendant, and claw pendant on a 22″L box chain. (Amulets also available separately.)
Sometimes the reason for wearing a piece isn’t just about looking good, it’s about doing good as well. The falling whistles necklaces were started to bring attention to the war in the Congo and all those lost in it. Check out their site below for more details.