History Of Cufflinks

- Apr 25, 2019-

The cufflinks (Cufflink) originated in ancient Greece. It should be one of the most popular men's dress art in Europe between the 14 and 17th century, the Gothic renaissance and the Baroque period. For the discerning man, perhaps in addition to the ring, the cuff is the smallest area of decoration.


Because of its material choice of precious metals, some also inlaid with diamonds, gems and so on, so from the birth has been put on the aura of nobility, cufflinks have become a measure of men's taste of the two items, and selection, collocation, use are all men's knowledge.


The cufflinks need to roll the collar of the shirt or suit's sleeve and clamp it, when the sleeves become flat, the sleeves need to be looser when used to get cufflinks, most of them are used in business occasions with suits, belong to one of the accessories of business wear. The cuffs become an important display part of the shirt, which only gradually existed 1530 years later for the purpose of cold.


Metal fashion cufflink (2)


At that time or fold the end of the sleeve (the rudiment of the French double stack), or add another piece of cloth, and then in the wrist part with a rope (this rope later developed into a sleeve of the next of the sleeves chain) connection, so that the front section of the cuff will be like a flower expansion, and with different material color, quite beautiful. In the fashion at the time, such beautiful cuffs are immoral to hide, so the cuffs will be arranged to reveal a few centimeters of coat, so that the beautiful cuffs are fully displayed. And when the suit and shirt came together, the dress rule of the shirt was preserved, and in the long run it became an important rule for wearing a suit. Since the cuffs are exposed to show beautiful cuffs, is it necessary for the ordinary button shirt of the modern shirt to be revealed? Yes, only the cuff is used, the cuff is necessary to reveal the suit, the various styles of beautiful cufflinks show to everyone to see.