Style Guide

Want some ideas for color combinations for you new silk cufflink collection? Then take a look at our Ten Tips on Silk Cufflinks.

Tip One - Muted Solid Shirts

For a muted solid shirt like a white, blue or cream you can do almost anything. Match the Make the silk knot cufflinks a feature and try a pattern

Tip Two - Feature Solid Shirt

Match the cufflink to the shirt so that it does not stand out. Alternatively you can use a solid white cuff-link to create a contrast and emphasize the feature solid.

Tip Three - Patterned Shirt

With a patterned shirt, your aim is to avoid disrupting avoid disrupting the pattern. For example pair a blue/white/baby blue striped shirt with solid blue cufflinks. So use a solid cufflink that matches one of the colors of the shirt.

Tip Four - Ties

Create harmony with the tie. Red/Blue Windsor, pick a red or blue solid silk knot cufflink.

Tip Five - Create a Trademark

We know a guy that always wears a white/red/black three color silk knot he had custom made. If people notice and ask why, he tells them they are the colors on his family crest. Use your college colors or, try something clean looking solid like a snow white silk knots.

Tip Six -Share but not too much

Share soft cufflinks with your partner. This is one of the few items in your wardrobe that both she and he can wear. But do not match each other’s outfits, you are past junior high.

Tip Seven - Five Basics Silk Knots

Every wardrobe needs a solid white, blue, red, yellow and black. You can use them to dress up or down a basic white shirt and can pair them with a wide variety of solid and patterned shirts. If you want to expand look through your wardrobe for

Tipe Eight - When to wear

Soft cufflinks are traditionally worn to make an outfit more casual than hard cufflinks. You can also use a matching soft cufflink in a more formal setting to avoid attracting the attention to the cufflink or to create a splash of color. Which brings us to our favorite tip:

Tip Nine - Splash Color

Add a dab of color to a monochromatic or formal ensemble to inject some personality into the mix. Set off the whiteness of a shirt with a pale apple green cufflink to

Tip Ten - Rules are meant to be broken.

Name a style icon that broke the rules and pulled it off. Be adventurous, take risks and tell us what works. (email – monthly contest?)