Christmas is the perfect season to experiment with texture and colour and what better way to liven things up than with a touch of sparkle? Whether it’s a contrast collar on a Brooks Brothers shirt or a jacket from BOSS, subtle detailing is all he needs to embrace the party spirit. A classic black roll neck from the likes of Barbuti pairs brilliantly with shimmery accents, while a dress shirt of Spada is another easy way to instantly uplift your eveningwear. Let your luxe side shine through with metallic tones or keep things unmistakably festive with Christmassy hues of green and red.
When it comes to Christmas partywear for him, only shoes that were made for dancing will do. At Christmastime this means opting for tried and tested shapes with everlasting appeal. Think Brogues, loafers and Oxford dress shoes – all of which sit beautifully under tailored suits. Polished leathers and patent styles are ideal for injecting an element of shine, while luxe suedes will keep you comfy all night long. Armani, Fratelli Ragusa and Marzullo are great places to seek out smarter shoe styles for him. Add a sparkly Tommy sock into the mix for a subtle (but sure-fire) way to inject a little festive cheer.
From designer watches and belts, to statement rings and cufflinks, Christmas brings no shortage of mens’ accessories to covet. Keep your party look timeless with a classic watch, complete with black leather strap, from Fossil, or draw attention to your hands with a stylish signet ring. Belts are another opportunity to make a statement, so opt for buckles that draw in the eye (The Bridge has a great selection this season). Finish with cufflinks and a slimline Piquadro wallet, that slips easily inside tailored trousers.
Step into the party season