What's a good accessory for a splash of red color?

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  1. longskate88

    longskate88 Senior member

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    Currently obsessed with the color red, any ideas for a good way to incorporate more of it without having to buy multiple red shirts, etc? I picked up a red gingham shirt and really like it so I'm thinking a versatile red accessory is the way to go next.

    I'm picturing maybe a red dialed watch, a belt with red accents...what else is there? I'm a CPA and our office is business casual, shirt and no tie is the norm. Thanks!
     


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    I second the red socks
     


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    GBR Senior member

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    Palliative treatment?
     


  5. noob in 89

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    How about cufflinks? Tasteful black sunglasses with a hint of red/red stripe, etc. On more casual days, one of those web or cloth belts (like navy with a red stripe down the middle). Monday mornings, red eyes might suffice...
     


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    Learn-O-Rama Well-Known Member

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    Lipstick?

    Pocket square?

    Lipstick on Pocket Square?
     


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    Ideas: socks, pocket square, tie, cuff links, belt, watch band, and even shoe laces:

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    Shawl Lapel Senior member

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    I picked up some red silk knots at Macy's, they come in a pack with some other colored knots as well. I like the idea of red shoe laces too, didn't consider those.
     


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    These sometimes are available in a burgundy/dark red. This guy here in the forum sells red bracelets, too...
     


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    Canvas belts with red in them. Nice red pen in shirt pocket (since you're an accountant).
     


  11. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    Red is an awful color for mens clothing. there are a few shades/patterns in ties/shirts that work, but 9 out of 10 guys will get it wrong.
     


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    Master-Classter Senior member

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    socks
    shoe laces
    watch band
    belt
    glasses
    pocket square
     


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    i am part of the pocket square / shoe laces club
     


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    Red is an awful color for mens clothing. there are a few shades/patterns in ties/shirts that work, but 9 out of 10 guys will get it wrong.
    I'm always the 1 in 10 that gets it perfectly. [​IMG]
     


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    Burgundy socks generally work very well for me. Bright red socks don't really do it for me most of the time, though. If you're hoping for a more vivid red maybe cufflinks or an accent color in a pocket square.
     


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