The classic armband, or ‘sleeve garter,’ is an accessory which has grown much rarer over the last few decades. It is used to lift the sleeves of a shirt, in order to allow the hands and wrists to be free for work or activities. It was a fashion staple for gents in the 19th century, and now, celebrities like David Beckham are trying to bring it back.
At Ties Planet, we offer a range of men’s armbands, in gold and silver. They are of the highest quality, made only from the finest materials, and they come beautifully packaged in a special presentation case. For the modern man, on the lookout for something a little more traditional, these men’s armbands are a great choice.
If you are looking to put together a classic formal outfit, do make sure that your armbands match your choice of suit and shirt. This should be fairly easy to do, because there does not have to be an exact match - just do not wear a black shirt, with white armbands, for example.
A good rule of thumb is to keep the shade of your armbands and the shade of your shirt in the same family of colours – white and cream, blue and navy, red and burgundy. The reverse, a white shirt with black armbands will make you look like a maître d’hôtel, so avoid that too. Why not invest in our gold men’s armbands, and team them with an ivory shirt and a black three piece suit?