Thinking of cuff links for a Father’s Day gift? Way gone are the days of a simple gold or silver disk; cuff links today are big on choice and personality. If he spends his days indulging in a particular pasttime or loses hours to a favorite hobby, you’re likely to find a cuff link that lets him share what’s truly on his mind and in his heart for all to see. Shops up and down Greenwich Avenue offer lots of design choices for men who head to polo every summer Sunday or gets lost in thought when it comes to outer space and many other such manly pursuits. Button up your gift decision with this selection of ideas.
Space! If he gets excited about eclipses and the latest news out of NASA or follows Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson on Twitter, he’ll think these Robin Rotenier silver Astronaut Cuff Links are out of the world; found at Richards (our Greenwich Affair launch sponsor), $395; mitchellstores.com
Polo! During polo season, will you find him at the Greenwich Polo Club? Consider these Silver Polo Player Cuff Links by Deakin & Francis, $400.; Betteridge, betteridge.com
Cycling! Is he always out on a long ride, rolling up and down the long and winding roads of the backcountry? He can show off his enthusiasm for this sport with bespoke Baz Persaud Cuff Links in sterling silver with hand antiquing; Manfredi, $395; manfredijewels.com
Fossils! If he’s always digging up interesting facts on ancient history and archeological expeditions, he’ll appreciate that these Sterling Silver Ammonite Cuff Links ($340) are more than an appealing design; they’re the flat spiral shell of the Mesozonic age. We’ll let him tell you more; Richards Richards (our Greenwich Affair launch sponsor), $340; mitchellstores.com