Leather is strong and durable and the fashion accessories for men in 2011 have utilized prime cowhide for belts, bags, tri-fold wallets and shoes and sandals. There are also really comfortable suede leather shoes which come in a range of colors and which are fun to wear. Some designers have come up with colored bags which look more like bags for females than men and have prompted some adverse comments (Balenciaga for example) but they are worth investigating if you want to bring out the feminine side of
1. Mens Leather Shoes
We know most of us like sneakers. but leather dress shoes are still in for 2011. Every man has to wear shoes at least to the office, and now for 2011 there are beautiful classic men’s oxford shoes from top fashion houses, which are designed to be both stylish and comfortable. There are leather low-tops trainers from sportswear companies such as Puma, and is you check out the range of shoes in leather or suede online which are designed by the top fashion houses, you will see what there is on offer. If you can’t afford their prices then at least you will have an idea of what is fashionable and be able to look for cheaper deals on your high street or in your shopping mall.
2. Mens Leather Sandals
For summer, gladiator sandal is the hottest sandal design and Dior Homme have come up with gladiator sandals with cotton socks for those who just can’t go without socks. They retail at ₤530 and are made from the best leather.
3. Mens Leather Belts
There are a whole host of leather belts to choose from and they come in a range of styles and colors. There are some very stylish belts with purses which may be the answer if you don’t have pockets and don’t want to carry a bag.
4. Leather Bags for Men
Apart from the colorful ones already mentioned there are the satchel bags for men which are generally made from cowhide. These are stylish versions of the old school satchel and are worn over one shoulder. They are minimal understated designs with two buckles and inside zips to secure your possessions. These leather satchel bags are designed to use instead of the traditional briefcase and make a lot of sense given that you
have your hands free to carry a mobile device if you don’t want to put it in your satchel bag.
5. Tri-fold Leather Wallets
Finally, there are the tri-fold wallets in leather for your money, credit cards, ID cards and photos; the classic men’s accessory.
What else? Share with us your top chic leather accessories for 2011.