Fashion Advice for Women or Men: Wear Your Cufflinks and Studs With Style
Stylishly dressed men and women put on cufflinks and studs to add ornamentation to their shirts.
For occasions that require black tie dress, men add studs to their formal dress shirts as a form of male jewelry. Used to secure French cuffs, cufflinks, often signify the wearer’s personal style and taste.
If you are attending a formal ball or wedding and want to put on cufflinks and studs properly, use these instructions to add a little sartorial splendor to your menswear.
Fashion Advice: Put on your cufflinks to dress up your French cuff shirts
A cufflink is a small device with a swivel bar attached to a decorative button or gemstone. First, ensure that the holes in the cuffs are aligned together.
- Types of cufflinks include: Bullet closures, Whale back closure, Fixed Backing, Chain Links, Ball Return and Silk Knots.
To add a cufflink to your dress shirt, push the swivel bar closed to push the bar through the hole in cuff.
Open the swivel bar into the t-position to secure the shirt. To remove the cufflinks, close the t-position to remove the cufflink from the cuffed-sleeve.
Fashion Advice: Secure your studs to a shirtfront
Push the base of the stud through the holes in the shirt from the back of buttonhole to the front. Turn the studs like a button to secure the studs.
Here are additional resources to help you put on cufflinks and studs:
History of Cufflinks