Cufflinks, formal jewellery buttons to last a lifetime

A white-collar profession requires formal outfits especially when attending business meetings, social events and important occasions. Men usually have less accessories worn compared to women. Cufflinks, aside from a watch are referred to as one of the formal jewelleries generally worn by men with their formal shirts.


Cufflinks are one of the best presents to give on occasions like birthdays that would be gladly appreciated aside from the latest gadgets. An antique jewellery like cufflink would be a great souvenir too which can be used time and time again.

What is a cufflink?

It is a decorative fastener alternative to buttons which is used to secure the cuffs when wearing a jacket. These buttons are intended for use with shirts which have buttonholes on both sides that usually have no buttons to fasten. This jewellery can be made of enamel, titanium, precious metal like gold, white gold and silver, glass, fine gem stones, wood, leather and more.

Why wear cufflinks?

Cufflinks adds finesse and style to a formal suit. As it is considered one of men’s accessories, it is attractive to the eye and calls attention than regular buttons. They are often called as the quirky fashion accessory for gala or formal attire.

 Are cufflinks expensive?

Cufflinks are considered jewelleries, thus its price depends on what material it is made of and level of workmanship just like rings, bracelets and necklaces for women. It also comes in different shapes, color and fancy or formal designs.

When to wear cufflinks

Cufflinks are not just for business and formal black-tie events. They can be worn in social gatherings and settings like weddings and holiday parties. However, make sure you wear the right cufflinks that matches the level of formality of your attire.

If you are a beginner in wearing cufflinks, it is best recommended to invest in a simple set of silver, a set of gold or a set of white gold.  Remember to match your cufflinks color to the color of your belt buckle and wristwatch as well.


It may seem old fashioned to wear cufflinks but the fashion of wearing cufflinks is back, it may seem like a small detail but it conveys elegance, completes a formal outfit and gives the impression that the man who wears them dresses to impress.

It is also one of the best gifts you can give to the pillar of the house – your father who deserves the best and lasting gift to treasure which can be passed on from generation to generation.


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