How to Wear Cufflinks
Cufflinks styles vary in designs, size, colors and materials so they can be styled for various occasions. Be it casual or formal, wearing different Cufflink styles totally depends on the mood and choice of dressing. It can be paired with a pair of jeans and causal shirt, yes!! Cufflinks are no longer confined to a black tie event!
To make it little easier for you, we have answered a few questions which might pop in your mind, when deciding on cufflinks –
1. Which shirt requires cufflinks?
Shirt with French Cuffs or Double cuffs, designed for semi formal or formal events and which are worn with a tuxedo, are the ones you need to wear Cufflinks with. It is easier to identify French Cuff shirts as they have an extra length in the cuff, which is folded back and fastened with cufflinks.
2. Do cufflinks look good over jeans?
It is a tricky choice, but can be an excellent styling choice when chosen the right combination along with some confidence! Jeans that are dark in color, slim fit, not ripped can enhance the look of the cufflinks when worn on a plain coloured shirt. Fashion Tip – Don’t keep the look to casual!
3. Is it necessary to wear tie with cufflinks?
It is not necessary. As a matter of fact, wearing cuffs shirt and a blazer without a wearing the tie is new trend. It displays your confidence without coming across as too conventional and striving for prescribed way of wearing.
4. Does your Cufflinks need to match your shirt?
Not at all. The trick is to buy cufflinks that are dynamic in style to make sure they will go with every style of shirt you’ll wear.
To start with, you only need a pair of gold cufflinks, one pair in sterling silver or white gold, and one in color, black, red, green or blue. Other than these three classic options, you can also get ones with an unusual and lively design, depending on your style.
White as well as plain colored cuff shirts pair well with cufflinks of any colour. When you are in a dilemma about the cufflinks colour, go with the “single color” — wearing the same color of cufflinks as your shirt, but in a different tone.
5. What are the fitting occasions to wear cufflinks?
Below you will see a basic guide on types of occasions to wear different styles of cufflinks:
Business Meet: It is always a good idea to wear cufflinks when you want to impress a customer. It conveys that you take your dressing seriously and that this meeting is very important for you. The aim is to look sophisticated but not too extravagant. Hence, it is advisable to have your cufflinks chic and understated.
Dinner Events: It is justifiable to wear colored or expressive cufflinks for parties. Gemstone cufflinks in gold or sterling silver are befitting. This occasion is the best time to show off your your personality and style. Horses, Tiger, Golf, etc with bullet backs are our top favorites. Do browse through our top 10 recommendations at the bottom.
Gala & Wedding Events: Although people usually prefer to wear simple classic cufflinks during such formal occasions, you don’t have to be boring. If you opt for unique or extraordinary designs, they will surely lead the conversations at the parties if made in fine materials or craftsmanship that distinguishes from the rest.
Black Tie & Formal Events: Our exquisite diamond star cufflinks is the favourite cufflinks for black tie events. One doesn’t need to match the Tuxedo shirt’s studs with the cufflinks. You can always wear your personality.