Best formal men's accessories

Black-tie doesn't have to be boring---these 33 pieces will spruce up any suit.


  • Ernest Alexander Alcott plaid tie with seersucker lining, $72, at Modern...

    Ernest Alexander Alcott plaid tie with seersucker lining, $72, at Modern Anthology, 68 Jay St between Front and Water Sts, Dumbo, Brooklyn (718-522-3020, modernanthology.com)

  • Paul Smith silver-plated shoe cufflinks, $150, at Paul Smith, 142 Greene St...

    Paul Smith silver-plated shoe cufflinks, $150, at Paul Smith, 142 Greene St between W Houston and Prince Sts (646-613-3060, paulsmith.co.uk)

  • Fld Melrose pocket watch, $60, at Michael K, 452 Broadway between Grand and...

    Fld Melrose pocket watch, $60, at Michael K, 452 Broadway between Grand and Howard Sts (212-334-9088)

  • Banana Republic Shawn sunglasses, $78, at Banana Republic, locations throughout...

    Banana Republic Shawn sunglasses, $78, at Banana Republic, locations throughout the city; visit bananarepublic.com

  • Jean Shop canvas-and-leather brass buckle belt, $65, at Jean Shop, 435 W 14th...

    Jean Shop canvas-and-leather brass buckle belt, $65, at Jean Shop, 435 W 14th St at Washington St (212-366-5326, worldjeanshop.com)

  • Zara printed pocket square, $16, at Zara, 500 Fifth Ave at 42nd St...

    Zara printed pocket square, $16, at Zara, 500 Fifth Ave at 42nd St (212-302-2551, zara.com)

  • Timex Originals 1960s Inspiration watch, $110, at Lord & Taylor, 424 Fifth Ave...

    Timex Originals 1960s Inspiration watch, $110, at Lord & Taylor, 424 Fifth Ave between 38th and 39th Sts (212-391-3344, lordandtaylor.com)

  • Bragging Bags wood guitar boutonniere, $11, at braggingbags.etsy.com

  • Richer Poorer Sleeper socks, $14, at In God We Trust, 70 Greenpoint Ave between...

    Richer Poorer Sleeper socks, $14, at In God We Trust, 70 Greenpoint Ave between Franklin and Milton Sts, Greenpoint, Brooklyn (718-389-3545)

  • Julia Failey silver mustache cufflinks, $115, at juliafailey.com

  • General Knot & Co. Dobby bow tie, $68, at ID, 232B Bedford Ave between North...

    General Knot & Co. Dobby bow tie, $68, at ID, 232B Bedford Ave between North 4th and 5th Sts, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-599-0790)

  • Lucienne tuxedo flask, $24, at executivegiftshoppe.com

  • Umo Lorenzo corkscrew cufflinks, $25, at ties.com

  • FineandDandyShop.com diamond hat, $39, at fineanddandyshop.com

  • Paul Smith knitted tie, $140, at paulsmith.co.uk

  • Elk Accessories lace-up leather derby shoes, $159, at elkaccessories.com.au

  • CufflinksInc stainless steel bottle opener cufflinks, $50, at cufflinks.com

  • Rogue Empire The Napoleon necktie leather wallet, $48, similar styles available...

    Rogue Empire The Napoleon necktie leather wallet, $48, similar styles available at rogueempire.supermarkethq.com

  • J.Fold Altrus belts, $60 each, at Parke & Ronen, 176 Ninth Ave at 21st St...

    J.Fold Altrus belts, $60 each, at Parke & Ronen, 176 Ninth Ave at 21st St (212-989-4245, parkeandronen.com)

  • Abernook personalized secret-message cufflinks, $48, at amazon.com

  • Topman contrast-trim trilby hat, $32, at Topman, 478 Broadway between Broome...

    Topman contrast-trim trilby hat, $32, at Topman, 478 Broadway between Broome and Grand Sts (212-966-9555, topman.com)

  • BHLDN Spiffed Sprig boutonniere, $28, at bhldn.com

  • General Knot & Co. chambray madras tie, $88, at ID, 232B Bedford Ave between...

    General Knot & Co. chambray madras tie, $88, at ID, 232B Bedford Ave between North 4th and 5th Sts, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-599-0790)

  • Ernest Alexander Hugo pocket square with seersucker keeper loop, $35, at Modern...

    Ernest Alexander Hugo pocket square with seersucker keeper loop, $35, at Modern Anthology, 68 Jay St between Front and Water Sts, Dumbo, Brooklyn (718-522-3020, modernanthology.com)

  • Gotham Smith Bicycle cufflinks, $30, at shapeways.com

  • Mociun printed ties, $96--$108 each, at store.mociun.com

  • Jan Leslie Sun and Moon watch cufflinks, $165, at janleslie.com

  • Competition Bello collar bar, $27, at ties.com

  • Digby & Iona diamond cufflinks, $140, at Catbird, 219 Bedford Ave between North...

    Digby & Iona diamond cufflinks, $140, at Catbird, 219 Bedford Ave between North 4th and 5th Sts, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-599-3457, catbirdnyc.com)

  • Paul Smith knitted bow tie, $101, at paulsmith.co.uk

  • FineandDandyShop.com Mod Check pocket square, $25, at fineanddandyshop.com

  • Links of London Sport Rugby enamel T-bar cufflinks, $95, at Links of London,...

    Links of London Sport Rugby enamel T-bar cufflinks, $95, at Links of London, 535 Madison Ave at 55th St (212-588-1177, linksoflondon.com)

  • Richer Poorer Matador socks, $12, at Alter, 109 Franklin St at Greenpoint Ave,...

    Richer Poorer Matador socks, $12, at Alter, 109 Franklin St at Greenpoint Ave, Greenpoint, Brooklyn (718-349-0203)

Ernest Alexander Alcott plaid tie with seersucker lining, $72, at Modern...

Ernest Alexander Alcott plaid tie with seersucker lining, $72, at Modern Anthology, 68 Jay St between Front and Water Sts, Dumbo, Brooklyn (718-522-3020, modernanthology.com)

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