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How much is too jewelery for a suit.

hapyhar0ld

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Where do you draw the line when wearing as suit?

1. Cufflinks
2. Tie bar
3. Pocket square
4. Wedding ring
5. Watch
6. Glasses
7. All of the above?

I feel like I may have too much going on! Tie bar, but no cufflinks. Tie bar, but no pocket square. What do you guys think?

BTW. I've never worn all of it before. Just curious to where you think the line should be.
 

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Originally Posted by hapyhar0ld
Where do you draw the line when wearing as suit?

1. Cufflinks
2. Tie bar
3. Pocket square
4. Wedding ring
5. Watch
6. Glasses
7. All of the above?

I feel like I may have too much going on! Tie bar, but no cufflinks. Tie bar, but no pocket square. What do you guys think?

BTW. I've never worn all of it before. Just curious to where you think the line should be.


When I'm suited up I wear all of that. I wear tie bars purely to keep my tie out of the soup so they are worn below the buttoning pout of the jacket and thus invisible unless I'm sitting with jacket unbuttoned.

I don't wear glasses but keep sunglasses discreetly behind my pocket square which is discreetly displayed slightly peeking out of the pocket. I'm not married (yet) so don't have a ring and don't know if I ever will wear one even when I am. Cufflinks when I feel like it but not every day. Watch always but invisible beneath shirt cuff.
 

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I've never thought of a pocket square and glasses as jewelry.
 

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The only jewelry I wear is a watch, sometimes a tie bar, and sometimes a collar pin. I have a couple of French cuff shirts, but I don't wear them very often because I feel cuff links weigh me down.

I wear a lot of gray/charcoal suits with brown/cognac/cordovan shoes, so I typically just wear one of my gold watches with brown leather bands (I've been favoring a simple gold Tissot that used to be my grandfather's as of late, lovely classy watch). My tie bars, cuff links, and collar pins are all white gold or silver, so I don't wear those if I'm wearing a gold watch which seems to be pretty often. I guess my accessories revolve around the color of the shoes and the watch I wear...if I wear a steel or silver watch, I might wear a tie bar and/or collar pin. Otherwise, just a watch for me. I always slightly fold my left cuff on the top so I can read my watch with little effort...

As for pocket squares...I simply take a white cotton kerchief and fold it square with all of my suits. Simple and easy. Scarves in the winter time is another story...have tons of those. Kind of go between a cotton H & M scarf I get loads of compliments (gotta love it, was only like $10) and a charcoal wool/cashmere I got from J Crew a few years back. A bunch of random scarves I've collected over the last few years, but I mostly just wear those two.

I also only wear "crazy" socks...I own one pair of black socks, and those are only worn for funerals and weddings. Probably own every pair of socks J Crew has put out for the last two years.

Glasses are black Persols, wire Ray Bans, or tortoiseshell Tom Fords, and Wayfarers for sunglasses.

No wedding ring. That disappeared with all of the belongings in my house...and I'm OK with that...that was also white gold.
 

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Originally Posted by RSS
I've never thought of a pocket square and glasses as jewelry.

Me either, but I think he meant "accessories."
 

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Have a look at any image by SpooPoker.
 

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Originally Posted by hapyhar0ld
Where do you draw the line when wearing as suit?

1. Cufflinks
2. Tie bar
3. Pocket square
4. Wedding ring
5. Watch
6. Glasses
7. All of the above?

I feel like I may have too much going on! Tie bar, but no cufflinks. Tie bar, but no pocket square. What do you guys think?

BTW. I've never worn all of it before. Just curious to where you think the line should be.



Does a cock ring count as jewelry?
 

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I don't think glasses and wedding ring (not married yet) are really "optional",
Unless by glasses you mean sunglasses. A watch is also more of a habitual thing.
As for 1.2.and 3, I rarely wear all of them together, but not out of the concern of being too loud
but the fact that I don't usually have time to put all of them on.
 

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Originally Posted by hapyhar0ld
Where do you draw the line when wearing as suit?

1. Cufflinks
2. Tie bar
3. Pocket square
4. Wedding ring
5. Watch
6. Glasses
7. All of the above?

I feel like I may have too much going on! Tie bar, but no cufflinks. Tie bar, but no pocket square. What do you guys think?

BTW. I've never worn all of it before. Just curious to where you think the line should be.



Your classification of these as jewellery is frankly nonsense. Wedding ring, watch, glasses are either essentials or else difficult to justify removal. Cuff links are a normal part of day to day wear and pocket square and tie bard whilst not in the above categories are hardly excessive. One might add that it one were t wear and earring or bracelet that too would be acceptable. What is gross is a cheap gold ring ring on each finger.
 

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