It wasn’t long ago when men didn’t wear rings unless they were married. Heck. It wasn’t long ago when men didn’t wear accessories. Period. Times have changed and accessories for men have finally added some individuality into the game. It’s about time.
The downside is that because men didn’t have many options to personalize their style previously, many of us have no idea how to wear men’s accessories. So, consider this your crash course on how to wear rings for men. If nothing else, follow these three simple rules.
Men’s Rings Rule No. 1: Be Confident Wearing Rings for Men
If you’re going to be self-conscious about wearing men’s rings, regardless of how dapper the style is, it can give off the wrong message. So, the first rule to wearing men’s rings is to be confident doing so. If you’re having a hard time getting used to wearing dapper accessories, start by wearing a Zenger ring around the home. Then, to the grocery store, work, nightclub and so on and so forth.
Once you’re confident wearing a ring, you can start layering men’s rings to your liking.
Men’s Rings Rule No 2: Keep Your Men’s Rings Proportional
Take a look at your hands. Are they masculine, rugged and large or are they fairly slender? Congratulations. You just completed one of the most important steps to wearing men’s rings.
It’s absolutely imperative that you choose men’s rings based on your hand’s appearance and proportions. If you have large hands, you can easily pull off the Heracles ring. If you have slender fingers, something like the France ring would be more proportional to your hand.
Men’s Rings Rule No. 3: What Your Ring Stands For
Lastly, it’s crucial to understand what your ring stands for, so you can ensure it portrays the right message. After all, you wouldn’t want to wear men’s ring that represents something you’re strongly against or that sends a message that you’re something when you’re not.
Now, there are two types of messages men’s rings can give off – subliminal messages and direct messages. For example, the France ring for men has the fleur-de-lis which represents royalty or it could be a subtle message about your roots, your love for the country or your latest backpacking trip. Those are positive examples which is what you’ll find on Zenger.
However, there are rings for men out there that can send off the wrong message. For example, some types of rings are commonly worn to identify someone who has served in the military – not something you want to be wearing if you didn’t put in your time. Youtube fake veteran and you’ll know what we’re talking about.
We could go on and on about this topic, as there are various types of rings for men with just as many hidden and direct messages but we would be here all day. Instead, stick with “safe” yet stylish and dapper rings for men available on Zenger.
That’s it! With these three rules to wearing men’s rings, it’s pretty impossible not to do it right. So, if you’re ready to take your look from dude to dapper, head on over to Zenger and shop our collection of men’s accessories. From men’s rings to men’s necklaces, bracelets and more, you can find everything you need on Zenger.