What is an emblem ring and why is it currently so popular with guys?

  • Style
  • Thursday, 07 May 2020

Is the emblem ring truly this season's hottest menswear accessory? It is after all, a perennial favvourite of fashion labels like Versace.

You have probably read about Malaysian personality Wak Doyok getting into trouble for commissioning a particular design of an emblem ring. The specifics of what he did aside, the emblem ring is indeed a big part of the menswear trend for Spring/Summer 2020.

The emblem ring (otherwise also known as the signet ring) is simply a flashy version of your everyday ring. It sports a symbol, crest or initial at the top, which back in ancient Rome or Greece was used to stamp the wax seal of important documents.

Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Next In Style

'I don't like being called a GOAT': Fashion designer Nigo focuses on the present
Trend of twos: Collaborations are a huge deal in fashion, even in Malaysia
If you're thinking about buying a Christmas sweater, think long-term
Model Paloma Elsesser and Loewe designer Jonathan Anderson win at Fashion Awards
Style Watch: Radio announcer and TV host Isha Norsham rocks a variety of looks
Beyonce and Rihanna the most influential fashion figures in 2023, says report
How characters from film, television and manga serve as fashion inspiration
After success abroad, Saudi designers hit the fashion runways at home
Lace embrace: The delicate fabric is becoming fashionable again
China’s A-listers flock to Hong Kong for Pharrell Williams' fashion show

Others Also Read