Top fashion tips: 20 must-haves that makes your wardrobe wow

Fashion tips for men: From tortoise-shell reading glasses to tartan scarf, these hand-picked essentials will your style on point for ever.

Photographer: SUVRAT TANDON Fashion Editor: MIA

1) SLING IS IN

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You use it when you are on the move. In contrast to the briefcase, the sling bag is a smart choice for everyday use. Worried you will look like a school boy at work? Get one with a structured body and minimal design.

-> Versace (The Collective) Rs 13,000

2)POLO PLAY

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Piped polo shirts pair as easily with shorts as they go with jeans. Tucked or untucked? It's your choice. The piping details will make your off-duty look smart.

-> United Colors of Benetton, Rs 3,000

3)DAD DENIM

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Think unfussy and unpretentious.Neither too tight nor too loose. In short, if it looks relaxed and basic,you’re doing dad denim right!

-> G-Star RAW, Rs 9,000

4) CASH IN ON CASHMERE

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The classic style and feel of this wool makes it a wardrobe essential. Add to it softness and warmth. Cashmere jumpers in colours like red, blue or maroon are perfect for layering over button-down shirts and tees at the weekend. You could also pair them with work shirts.

-> Polo Ralph Lauren, Rs 13,990

5)PERFORMANCE-INSPIRED SUNGLASSES

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If you find wraparound shades too loud for your taste, these sports performance inspired sunglasses will work your style just as much.

-> Oakley, Rs 4,290 each

6)FUTURISTIC SNEAKERS

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Sneaker brands and designers have pushed this essential piece of your look from the running tracks to its rightful place on the runway. Today's sneakers balance comfort with style, blending in effortlessly with both your formal and casual outfits. Backed by the likes of Gucci, Versace, Louis Vuitton and Chanel, among others, proves that it is more about practicality than just dress code rules.

-> Adidas Originals, Rs 10,999

7) UTILITY BAGS

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It is time to free your pockets and your hands! Stash your phone, wallet, keys and other essentials in one of these small designer pouches. Go for neutral and solid shades like navy, black or burgundy to help it come off more sophisticated and less street. You can wear it cross-body or fanny-pack style.

-> H&M x Moschino, Rs 5,000

8) THROW SOME SHADE

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Confused about sunglasses when it comes to updating your wardrobe? Wayfarers are our best bet! They work with your formal suit, summer shorts,winter coats and literally every dress code in between.

-> Prada/ Oakley, Rs 15,000/Rs 5,690

9)LOGO MANIA

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Logo T-shirts and jumpers can be tricky but fun. When styling the logo jumper, think how you'd wear a printed shirt: One logo at a time.

-> H&M x Moschino, Rs 6,999

->Christian Louboutin, Rs 65,500

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Your basics need not be boring. These 5 accessories will up your formal game

10)Tortoise shell reading glasses will add flair.

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-> Ray Ban, Rs 8,090

11)Add colours and patterns to your tie. Go for subtle prints and stripes.

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-> Polo Ralph Lauren/Hackett Rs 9,500/11,020

12)Silver cuffs with a hint of colour is always smart.

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-> Hackett, Rs 8,500

13)Unfussy yet preppy. This pattern is works everywhere.

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->Hackett, Rs 4,500

14)This 40 mm Oyster steel strap is perfect for globetrotters.

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-> Rolex, Rs 5,84,300(approx)

15) OLD SCHOOL COOL

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Leather bags are classic, practical and masculine. Look for a durable, on-trend material in a timeless style that will see you through anything. When it comes to colours, stick to shades of brown and black.

-> Berluti Paris, Rs 3.22 lakh

16)COMBAT THE WEATHER

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An essential off-duty wardrobe staple, the combat boots are best paired with denims, khakis and leather pants. Nail the look with a pair of camel coat. For a finishing touch, roll your pants ( an inch or two) and you're all set for the weekend, this fall.

-> H&M x Moschino, Rs 14,999

17)CASUAL WITH YOUR FORMALS!

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->  Aeronautica Militare (The Collective), Rs13,000

18)ROUND IT OFF

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Every man needs a scarf or two in the locker. Don’t be afraid to pick a coloured one! Scarves offer a way to introduce a brighter shade, add texture or a contrasting pattern to your everyday outfit.

-> Fred Perry(The Collective), Rs 5,500

19)LAYER IN STYLE

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A statement printed hoodie is a great layering piece for the coming season. Pair it up with denims or military pants to add bulk to your frame.

-> G-Star RAW, Rs 16,700

20)Pick a pair of desert boots if you want to hit the right note between smart and casual.

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-> Hackett, Rs 22,500

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