Accessories decorate both yourself and the room you are in. Make sure to choose the correct details, as they can say a lot about you.
text: mikael vallin
illustration: ebba lundberg
Accessories for your office space can be worn by you as the wearer, and they can improve the style of the room you are in. Small details often set the tone, so chose them carefully.
Surely we have all rushed out on an errand during lunch and been surprised by an unexpected downpour. Make sure to always have an umbrella ready as a companion on the walk. Not infrequently, one strolls out with a half-torn, broken umbrella adorned with logos from the company that services the office's coffee machines. A well-invested umbrella does a thousand times better job, and most importantly, does not break during the first use.
Interior design book
Your office is your face to the outside world when customers and suppliers visit the company. Many companies underestimate the importance of how their own office should harmonise with the message, which they claim to stand behind. As you know, a picture is worth a thousand words, and the office you are in becomes, together with the clothes you wear, the most visual message you give. Make sure they go hand in hand with your promises.
Your briefcase follows you wherever you go, and often contains important documents or your laptop, filled with vital information. Make your bag an integral part of the clothing style you wear. Sure, it might be tempting to settle for the black tote bag made from coarse nylon, emblasoned with some company's logo embroidered in a contrasting colour, but just as little as you wear a uniform to the office, it's necessary to wear advertising. A briefcase gives you much better control of your important papers and (at least gives the appearance of) order and order.
Shoe care box
Although the home is the best place for the moment of contemplation you get when caring for your shoes. Most of us probably remember the times we looked down at our shoes during the workday and realised that they are in obvious need of a facelift. A beautiful box with a complete set of shoe care equipment will benefit everyone, as well as a beautiful decorative detail in the office.
Your watch is the biggest style marker that sets the bar for your style. Of course, it also tells the time, and it is probably so much more elegant to glance down at a piece of well-crafted stainless steel, than to turn on the mobile screen, which often leads to you also having to check the latest story on Instagram. Always invest as much as you can in your watch, and then some. Most men who have invested in a quality watch at first, may be a big expense. After that, the majority thank themselves for the rest of their lives for having the foresight to see the value of the purchase.