Great style is independent from disposable income. That's not without tradeoffs in function, quality, or manufacturing, of course. Here are 9 stylish products with investment options and frugal alternatives so any budget can reflect your style – not the other way around.
Waffle Knit Henley
A heavier weight knit henley adds warmth and texture as a smart layer to any casual outfit.
Casual Olive Twill Pants
If you're not rocking casual chinos – with heavier fabrics and more rugged details – you're missing out on an absolute secret weapon for sharp dressed guys. Wear with just a t-shirt and sneakers, or dress them up into something more smart casual. If you're new to olive, you'll be amazed at how fast they become your new favorite.
Electric Programmable Gooseneck Kettle
Gooseneck kettles are an important upgrade for brewing pour over coffee at home because they give you greater control in flow and more precision for saturating the grounds.
For more on making amazing coffee at home read A Barista’s 4 Fundamentals to Making Better Coffee at Home.
The trucker jacket – a waist length, two-pocket layer – is more than just the jean jacket. If a heavy leather motorcycle jacket doesn't fit your style, the softness and pliability of suede may be just what you've been looking for.
While similar at a distance, chambray isn't denim. Denim is woven with a twill weave, whereas chambray uses a plain weave. As a result, denim has a thickness that is about double that of chambray.
Chambray shirts are a wonderful addition to a wardrobe that needs to be worn casually and dressed up. See why it's one shirt we always pack in a carryon.
Steel & Leather Chronograph Watch
A leather strap on a dive watch? The perfect juxtaposition of casual and dressy, just like the rest of your style. Check out Primer's guide to the best affordable dive watches under $300.