Men's cufflinks are slowly but surely regaining popularity. Cufflinks are not a new fashion statement; they first appeared almost two hundred years ago in French courts. Cufflinks are designed to be worn with French cuff shirts and the like. A French cuff or a double cuff is double the size of a regular cuff, and is folded back on itself to create a cuff. These shirts do not have buttons to fasten the cuff, and therefore need cufflinks. Cufflinks add a smart and suave look to any man's attire.
Different Types of Cufflinks
Cufflinks can be made of steel, gold, silver or any other precious metal. You even get silk knots, which are a type of cufflink with a small strip of elastic in between and a thick knot on each end. Cufflinks are generally worn with suits, as they are quite a formal accessory. Cufflinks should ideally match other metals on your body, such as your belt buckle or watch strap.
How to Buy Cufflinks
There is no hard and fast rule when it comes to buying cufflinks. But, if you prefer to wear light coloured shirts, such as pink, and white, then cufflinks in colours such as burgundy or brown work well. You can even buy gold-plated cuff links. Darker shirts such as black, brown, or dark blue can be worn with silver cufflinks. It is preferable to buy cufflinks in standard geometrical shapes and straight lines, since they are more formal and go with all looks. Swarovski cufflinks also look formal, but don't go overboard on the bling factor. Pearls, diamonds and other small jewels add style to a cufflink. You can even buy cufflinks with coloured stones to match your shirts. Try and match your cufflinks to your tie. In fact, on Snapdeal, you can even get matching tie and cufflinks sets. Cufflinks engraved with your initials are also quite a style statement. It is a good way to personalise your jewellery. It is a good idea to invest in a variety of cufflinks for different occasions.
Cufflinks make for a unique gift for a man with style. Snapdeal has a very wide variety of cufflinks for you to choose from. Buy cufflinks on Snapdeal for the favourite men in your life, and surprise them with different colours and designs.
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