There are several garments and accessories a businessman simply can’t do without. From a pair of black Oxfords to a navy blue suit, some classics are classics for a reason.
But if you’re looking to add a little life to your tired work wardrobe, can you do so for under £50? It involves a lot of accessorising, but the resounding answer is yes.
Drake’s Silk-Twill Pocket Square
Add a touch of interest to your boardroom get up by refining your formal look even further with this handsome midnight-blue silk-twill pocket square from Drake’s. A timeless piece, this will act as the final flourish to your suiting ensembles.
Reiss Christopher Classic Blue Shirt
The Christopher classic-fit soft blue shirt takes the blueprint of a timeless design and reissues it for the modern man. Woven from pure cotton, this shirt is ideal garment to complement your working wardrobe – and will form the foundation of any outfit you wish to throw together.
Scotch & Soda Patterned Tie
Designed to be timeless in both length and width, this tie by Scotch & Soda features an all-over retro print pattern, giving you an edge in a business meeting and adding interest without pushing your ensemble over into all-out novelty.
Oliver Spencer Lupin Cotton Tie
For something a little more understated, go Spencer. Give your formal and business attire an understated yet distinctive edge with this cotton-crafted accessory – woven with blue and white yarns in a tactile rice stitch that looks especially smart against solid colour shirting and dark-grey blazers.
Polo Ralph Lauren Brown Leather Belt
Polo Ralph Lauren have a knack for creating versatile pieces. And whilst this brown leather belt, with a burnished gold buckle, would look handsome with a pair of blue jeans on the weekend, it’ll look just as good threaded through the loops of your navy boardroom suit.
Howick Tailored Cross Hatch Tie Clip
Add a glint to your get up with this Howick tie clip. Two birds with one stone; this accessory not only looks great, and is a way to introduce jewellery into your ensemble without looking gauche, but also keeps your tie neat and in place – and avoids any awkward flapping.
Simon Carter Rope Ball Cufflinks
Cufflinks set the men apart from the boys, so invest in some and don’t look back. These offerings, from Simon Carter, are understated, subtle and chic – so bypass the miniature planes or jewel-encrusted cufflinks and go simple.