Men's wardrobe essentials: Accessories every guy should own in 2020

It’s a new year, and a new you. Get your hands on the latest wallets, totes, trolleys, sportswear, and shoes by the top luxury houses of the planet, and show the world that you’ve arrived. This year it’s all about you, and being the most stylish that you can possibly be

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FLOWER POWER

Price on request; Gucci Price on request; Gucci

On this sporty silhouette, Gucci puts the historic Flora motif, first presented by Vittorio Accornero in the 60s, layered over the House monogram in technical jersey, for a modern take on the two archival patterns. The GG Flora print jogging pants have an elastic waistband and drawstring, front pockets, and is made of cotton/polyester.

ROYAL BLUE

Rs 8.17 lakh approx) excluding duties, shipping & taxes; Fabergé Rs 8.17 lakh approx) excluding duties, shipping & taxes; Fabergé

With characteristic Fabergé wit and verve, Fabergé brings its passion for craftsmanship and inventive design to the realm of cufflinks and accessories. Impeccably crafted from the finest materials and gemstones, the collection draws inspiration from the many cufflinks, dress-sets and famous cigarette cases created by Fabergé in the early 20th century. These Grigori Cufflinks feature round white diamonds, round blue sapphires and crystal with lapis lazuli, set in 18 kt white gold.

COBALT JAUNT

Rs 18,500; Michael Kors Rs 18,500; Michael Kors

Designed with a minimalist aesthetic, the Keating low-top logo and leather sneakers by Michael Kors are a refined option for workdays or weekends. Meticulously crafted from the maison’s signature logo print and accented with supple leather panels, they’re set on flexible rubber soles. This sleek style perfectly finishes a suit or cuffed denim ensemble.

SUNNY SIDE UP

Price on request; Salvatore Ferragamo Price on request; Salvatore Ferragamo

These sleek, lightweight, sunglasses by Salvatore Ferragamo feature anti-UV, anti-scratch lenses, perfect for when you hit the Alps during the ski season.

LOGO ON YOUR BACK

Rs 34,500; Michael Kors Rs 34,500; Michael Kors

Carry your style wherever you go. The Black Greyson Graphic Logo backpack by Michael Kors is defined by a graphic logo print and structured shape that’s ideal for commuting. There’s plenty of storage for essentials like a laptop and gym shoes, plus an outside zip pocket for easy organisation on the go.

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ALPHA MALE

Rs 12,900; TUMI Rs 12,900; TUMI

Now you can move around with security of mind with the Alpha Multi Window Card Case by TUMI that features exterior and interior ID windows and numerous card slots. Made of ballistic nylon with leather trim, the wallet’s USP is the TUMI ID Lock that protects personal data encoded on most IDs, credit cards, and passports.

MELLOW YELLOW

Rs 11,999; Superdry Rs 11,999; Superdry

This quilted, lightweight jacket by Superdry is the perfect transitional wardrobe piece, featuring a 90/10 premium duck down filling (sourced to ensure animal welfare) with high-fill power rating, making it ideal for keeping you warm in cold weather. The jacket also features an elasticated hood, cuffs and hem, a zip fastening, and two front pockets.

ADVENTURE SEEKER

Rs 62,900; TUMI Rs 62,900; TUMI

Set off on an adventure like no other with TUMI Merge. This Short Trip Expandable Packing Case combines the design and functionality TUMI is known for, with a more laidback attitude. Ideal for short jaunts or an extended weekend stay, this packing case is chock-full of zip pockets, a hanger bracket, four dual wheels and more.

BELTED TOTE

Price on request; Gucci Price on request; Gucci

Part of the Ophidia line by Gucci, the beige and ebony belt bag is crafted from GG Supreme canvas combined with the distinctive green and red House Web with Double G hardware and brown leather trim. With a front zipper pocket, interior zip pocket and adjustable nylon strap, the bag fits a 6.2”x3.1” cellphone and the Gucci card case wallet perfectly inside.

BROWN BOY IN THE RING

Rs 53,000; Ermenegildo Zegna Rs 53,000; Ermenegildo Zegna

The Tiziano are “the” Ermenegildo Zegna sneakers from the Couture collection that embody the refined details for which the maison is known. Designed with suede piecing, hand-painted edges, grosgrain loops and wide, sporty laces, these light beige suede low-tops feature a sanitised padded insole and a lightweight rubber outsole with Vicuna coloured leather inserts that provide optimal freshness. The hand-stitched XXX detail on the heel completes the style.

CHAMPAGNE DREAMS

Rs 16,30,000; Louis Vuitton Rs 16,30,000; Louis Vuitton

Raise a toast to style! In the great tradition of trunk-making, Louis Vuitton presents its Champagne Case to allow champagne lovers to take on their trips all they need to properly taste the fantastic French sparkling wine. Designed for two, it is the perfect companion for a romantic rendezvous.

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IN STITCHES!

Rs 10,999; Onitsuka Tiger Rs 10,999; Onitsuka Tiger

Celebrating its 70th anniversary, Onitsuka Tiger has collaborated with Japanese designer Teppei Fujita, who uses stitching work details in white shown randomly on the cloth as "a completed design that never existed in the world, that one is free to wear with no limitation for fashion". These Sulvam jogging pants also feature a tape containing both the Onitsuka Tiger logo and Sulvam logo used as an eye-catching detail.

BLACK TIGER

Rs10,999; Teppei Fujita/Onitsuka Tiger Rs 10,999; Teppei Fujita/Onitsuka Tiger

From the maker of the plane toe shoe based on a Tai Chi model, Teppei Fujita collaborates with Onitsuka Tiger to create the Sulvam, with its white stitching on a black upper, to revolutionise the existing image of one of the brand’s most iconic shoes.

SLIP-ON-AND-GO

Price on request; Salvatore Ferragamo Price on request; Salvatore Ferragamo

Fresh off the men’s Spring Summer 2020 runways, these espadrilles by Salvatore Ferragamo are as deliciously comfortable as they are stylish.

STYLISH LOAFING

Rs 30,000; Ermenegildo Zegna Rs 30,000; Ermenegildo Zegna

These Brown Nappa L’Asola Loafers by Ermenegildo Zegna are crafted in Italy with reverse construction and made from ultra-supple lambskin, dyed a versatile brown shade. Leather soles lend a streamlined finish and ensure a sophisticated stride.

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METROPOLIS MAN

Rs 24,000 approx; Ermenegildo Zegna Rs 24,000 approx; Ermenegildo Zegna

From the very latest collection by Ermenegildo Zegna, this Pelletessuta Simple Card Case merges navy blue — that represents the metropolis — and the rust colour of the desert, into a single idea that showcases the brand’s artisanal craftsmanship. This simple card case, with its contrast of textures, features four smooth calfskin card slots.

GOODBYE YELLOW!

Rs 950/300ml and Rs 1,650/1,000ml; Schwarzkopf Rs 950/300ml and Rs 1,650/1,000ml; Schwarzkopf

Brassiness dulls the hair, when you really want a bright vibrant colour that sparkles in the sun. Check in at your nearest salon with your Schwarzkopf hairdresser, who will give you professional advice on what you need! Then get your hands on the best anti-yellow shampoo. So whether it’s to cool and brighten your colour or to have your grey hair sparkle with a clean look, Schwarzkopf Professional brings you Goodbye Yellow shampoo. This special shampoo is powered with anti-yellowing, purple-blue pigments that fight brassiness and boost shine right away.

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