Viola Milano Bracelets
If you’ve been anywhere near a menswear site or blog recently, the odds that you’ve missed Viola Milano’s mewelry are like a million to one. In a time when accessories are finally being given their rightful credit in men’s fashion, it’s easy for most guys to go overboard and sport bracelets up to their elbows and if not all, most of them are from the Milanese label. And guess what? There’s a pretty good reason why…
I could go hypocritical and say that I’m not into them just to be different, but the truth is these bracelets are just too good not to care. Although I tend to take the minimalistic approach to jewelry and keep it simple with just a couple of bracelets, the variety, quality, beauty and functionality offered by Viola are hard to match. One of the things I value most is the practical aspect: if I have to spend 20 minutes trying to fasten a bracelet, there are two possible scenarios - either I quit during the process or afterwards, I don’t take it off for a long time.
Viola overcomes this issue by using elastic strings which makes them easy to remove or switch, while adapting perfectly to your wrist. Plus, the semiprecious stones in different sizes and shades allow for unlimited combinations to match your every outfit, so your only issue will be choosing which ones to get…
Mister AW12 Jewelry Collection
Still looking for that colorful, original bracelet to complement your timepiece? Miansai’s got you covered: made with utility rope of different colors and featuring a distinctive “fish hook” fastening, they’re the perfect way to add color and that extra flare to your everyday attire.
Available at Mr. Porter