Bracelets made of thin rope, rubber or leather — some braided or accented with metal clasps — are being marketed for and embraced by everyone from hipsters to businessmen.
Designers say the wristwear looks polished without being overly dressy when peeking out from under a man’s jacket sleeve.
Men’s bags also are selling well. And, no, it’s not a purse — it’s called a holdall.
“Men were the last to start spending coming out of the recession …,” Eric Jennings, fashion director for men’s wear at Saks Fifth Avenue, tells the Times. “Looking schlumpy is not going to help you keep your job, get promoted, or get a new job.”