The 8 Best Men’s Bracelets to Upgrade Your Style

Here's how to pull off a simple style staple

September 7, 2022 12:45 pm
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The simple (and tasteful) bracelet is a man's most underrated accessory.

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Jewelry accessories are often overlooked by the average man. While they may be conscious of finishing touches like hats or a good watch, jewelry isn’t given the attention that it deserves. That’s a bit of a tragedy because if approached in a stylish manner, those dainty little pieces are key in enhancing an outfit to its most elegant state. This leads us onto our accessory focus of the day: bracelets. Falling at the starting point (and therefore, slimmest point) of your arm, a good bracelet does not go unnoticed by others. Just take a look at Paul Newman for a masterclass in wearing a men’s bracelet with confidence.

Available in a variety of styles, materials and structures, the possibilities for investment in a good bracelet are pretty infinite, and while that’s great, it can make an initial search a little overwhelming. But don’t fret; that’s where we come in. From delicate chains to open cuffs, below is our selection of the best men’s bracelets on the market right now, along with a few tips on what to wear with them this season.


Le Gramme Sterling Silver Cord Bracelet

More often than not, a simple approach to style is best, and that’s exactly what you’ll find with this bracelet by Le Gramme. Its structure is built on thin black woven strands, which move with an easy adjustable side closure to fit any wrist size. In keeping with the simple style, it has a 1.7G sterling silver station, discreetly embossed with the brand’s name on the lower right corner. From workwear to formalwear, this piece can see you through any hour of the day, allowing us to dub it as the perfect starting point for those who are new to wearing jewelry.


Mejuri Round Box Chain ID Bracelet

Bracelet trends may come and go, but one which continually stands the test of time is the cuban link — just ask Raekwon. Striking a strong balance between technical gear and subcultural style (think punk music), wrapping this type of chunky chain around your wrist shows you mean serious business in the style department. Mejuri’s current collection includes this striking ID bracelet. Handcrafted in sterling silver and topped with palladium for a smooth finish, the standout feature is its personalization, as complimentary custom engraving is offered with each purchase. Whether you want to assert your own name or a term that best summarizes your character, this is the accessory to bring a bespoke touch to your attire. Easy win.


Acne Studios Silver Knot Cuff Bracelet

To those inclined to try out an open cuff bracelet, this one from Acne Studios is guaranteed to transcend any type of seasonal trend thanks to its antique-like appearance. Joined by a knot detailing at its face, its silver-toned silhouette has a subtle charm resulting in a soft and nonchalant effect around the wrist. If that’s the expression you tend to gravitate towards, we suggest investing in this one – stat – partnering it with similarly insouciant pieces that stand the test of time. For a look that carries true flair, be sure to mix up the textures of those surrounding pieces: for example, a loose silk shirt tucked into high waisted trousers and based with heeled leather boots. Your style game will thank us later. 


Fossil All Stacked Up Black Agate Beaded Bracelet

Interested in a good accessory that won’t put a dent in your bank account? A piece from Fossil is your best bet. Specifically, this beaded bracelet. Divided by stainless steel beads and fastened with a lobster clasp, this one will bring just the right amount of pizazz to a casual outfit: ideally indigo jeans and a simple crew neck tee.


In the market for a statement piece? Made in polished sterling silver, this refined, minimalist chain bracelet spices things up with a paper clip clasp. Just prepare for everyone to ask you where you got it.

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Saint Laurent Opyum Leather and Silver-Tone Bracelet

Sharp, chic and instantly identifiable, the Saint Laurent logo goes a long way in a wardrobe: especially if embraced via accessories. The initials of the French house serve as the central feature on this bracelet: constructed in Italy from black opyum leather and fixed with a silver-tone magnetic fastening (easy to attach and detach by yourself, FYI). Falling with a slim fit, this simple design effectively keeps with the timeless ethos of the Saint Laurent brand. We advise pairing this piece with your best black and white essentials: ideally short sleeved on top to let its slick design speak for itself.


Maison Margiela Gold-Plated Cuff Bracelet

Crafted from a gold-plated sterling silver and stopping at a sharp cuffed edge, Maison Margiela’s latest bracelet style will instantly add extra points to your fit. Quite literally if you zoom in on the band’s detail: a distinctive numerical code which signifies each specific segment of the brand. The brand emphasizes that this piece is made using precious materials, therefore prone to surface scratches and marks through a long period of wear, but don’t be disheartened by this because that patina is a sign of the stories you make when wearing it. As a result, it brings a unique sense of character to your accessory and few things are more stylish than that.


Cartier Santos De Cartier Bracelet

Cartier is a classic port of call for any accessory, because of two essential factors: enduring style and high quality. Though each piece may be an investment (prices are given upon request), you can rest assured that any purchase from the luxury jeweler will be worth it, as the label’s high-class craftsmanship and global significance will never fade. If you’re stuck on which direction to take, you can’t go wrong with the Santos style: a stunning chain bracelet built from 18kt yellow gold. Measuring 2mm for each link, its delicate shape is a sign of elegance in its purest form, therefore amplifying any type of ensemble: from sharp tailoring to simple basics.

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