Oscar Wilde once famously said, “A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.” What he was saying is that the way a man dresses and takes care of himself reflects his maturity and ambition in life.
While owning a well-fitted suit, tie and button-down shirt are key to dressing for success, we’ve rounded up the 5 other essentials every man must have in his wardrobe.
There’s something about a classic, stainless steel watch that commands respect. This timeless Tissot watch will be sure to turn heads and last a lifetime.
Tissot, Couturier Chronograph Bracelet Watch, 41mm, Nordstrom, $575
The Everyday Bag
From the office to the gym to the weekend, every man must have a bag that can carry his essentials in style. This rich, dark brown leather messenger bag by Fossil will add a handsome touch to any look.
Fossil, Graham Leather Messenger Bag, Dark Brown, Nordstrom, $193.15
The Slim Wallet
Say goodbye to those bulky wallets causing big bulges in your pocket! Slim wallets are all you need for carrying your credit cards and IDs in style. This wallet by TUMI is the perfect size and even has RFID shielding to protect your personal information from hackers.
TUMI, Global Leather RFID Wallet, Black, Nordstrom, $125
The Reversible Belt
Black on one side and brown on the other? Talk about a no-brainer! This timeless, reversible belt by Salvatore Ferragamo is a must-have for every man’s closet.
Salvatore Ferragamo, Reversible Leather Belt, Black/Brown, Nordstrom, $330
The Dress Shoe
Your wardrobe is not complete without a pair of rich leather oxfords. Dress them up or down, these classic 5-eyelet oxfords from Samuel Hubbard are soon to be your go-to pick for work and dressier occasions.
Samuel Hubbard, Founder, Chestnut Brown, $235